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Subject:clouds on the Internet horizon From:Mike Beyries <beyries -at- THELMA -dot- CSISDN -dot- COM> Date:Tue, 10 Jan 1995 07:51:59 -0800
As indicated by Tracey (I think it was), the "cloud" of computers
in a network is indeed common for WAN & dial-up connections. This
claim is made by one who has been guilty of drawing such clouds to
help illustrate the amorphous ISDN.
In a complex internetworking diagram, there may even be many
clouds -- depicting different protocols such as ATM, SMDS, ISDN, etc.
The major point of the cloud is that some connections are effected
through it, but we don't know and/or don't care just how.
Mike Beyries (beyries -at- csisdn -dot- com)
Technical Communications and Development Support
Information Resource Engineering, Inc. (IRE)
formerly Connective Strategies, Inc. (CSI)
Phone: (415) 903-2589