[ppml] geo addressing

Tony Li tony.li at tony.li
Wed Nov 23 13:25:31 EST 2005

> A company that has geotop addresses will only receive an
> allocation that is sized according to their needs in one
> metro area. If they want to expand to other metro areas,
> their allocation will not be big enough. The logical course
> of action is to apply for allocations in the other metro
> areas.
> I can't understand the benefits to a company of having a
> single prefix as opposed to half a dozen. It's all inside
> their own network anyway.

If the remote sites are topologically connected through HQ,
then each additional prefix that they require needs to be
advertised globally through the HQ ISP.

This could be an issue for the ISP and is certainly an issue
for interdomain routing.


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