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  • FairPoint must strive to be more operational efficient and flexible when rolling out services Perceived that VZ has extremely long lead times for service implementation (need competitive data on install intervals) Usage based internet option?
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    1. 1. Diversity Eliminating Single Points of Failure MTUG: June 3, 2010 Bob Froberg Steve Buza
    2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Overview of FairPoint Communications </li></ul><ul><li>Trends in Data Networking </li></ul><ul><li>A Diversity Case </li></ul><ul><li>Overlooked Single Points of Failure </li></ul><ul><li>The VantagePoint Solution </li></ul><ul><li>Questions </li></ul>
    3. 3. FairPoint Communications <ul><li>Northern New England’s top tier Service Provider </li></ul><ul><li>Eighth largest telecommunications company in the United States </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Some of our companies have been in operation for more than 75 years </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Currently operates 32 local exchange companies in 18 states </li></ul><ul><li>Approximately 1.9 million access lines </li></ul><ul><li>Local Leadership in the markets we serve </li></ul><ul><li>Leading edge provider of a full range of communications services to business and enterprise customers. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Local and Long Distance Voice Services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>High Speed Data and Internet </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Our Commitment to Maine <ul><li>We serve over 650,000 Access Lines in Maine </li></ul><ul><li>We serve1.6 Million Access Lines Total in ME, NH & VT </li></ul><ul><li>Customers Being Served by over 1,500 Employees in ME </li></ul><ul><li>Investing Over $40 Million in Broadband Infrastructure Over Next 5 Yr </li></ul><ul><li>Will Increase High-Speed Internet Availability to 90% of Service Area Over the Next Five Years </li></ul><ul><li>Currently Have Over 180,000 Miles of Fiber in Maine Network – That is Enough To Circle the Earth Almost Seven Times </li></ul><ul><li>A Fleet of Over 700 Vehicles Serves the State of Maine </li></ul><ul><li>Operate from 200+ Locations Throughout Maine. Local to every community in Maine. </li></ul>
    5. 5. Trends in Data Networking <ul><li>Interconnecting geographically remote LANs at native Ethernet Speeds </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Worldwide, Ethernet services grew 36% in 2008, to $16.9 billion and forecast to nearly double to $33 Billion by 2013. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Layer 2 and Layer 3 IP MPLS VPN services increased by 16% worldwide in 2008. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Largest Ethernet service revenue opportunities include 100M retail E-LINE and E-LAN services. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Dispersed or Telecommuting Workforce </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Customers utilizing public networks for private IP connectivity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mobilize workforce </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cloud Computing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Transitioning IT expenditures from CAPEX to OPEX </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Disaster Recovery </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Making off-site storage work </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. Critical Service Attributes Source: Heavy Reading Survey of Ethernet Service Providers, 154 respondents
    7. 7. A robust solution must provide for… <ul><li>Agility </li></ul><ul><li>Location Independence </li></ul><ul><li>Reliability </li></ul><ul><li>Scalability </li></ul><ul><li>Security </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainability </li></ul>
    8. 8. XYZ Corporation
    9. 9. XYZ Corporation <ul><ul><li>Traditional, Non-Diverse Access </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. Diversity in the Last Mile <ul><ul><li>Multiple Building Entrances </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. Diversity in the Last Mile
    12. 12. Diversity in the Last Mile <ul><ul><li>Geographically Diverse Fiber Facilities </li></ul></ul>
    13. 13. Diversity in the Last Mile
    14. 14. Diversity in the Last Mile <ul><ul><li>Alternate Serving Wire Center (POP) </li></ul></ul>
    15. 15. Diversity: XYZ Corporation
    16. 16. Diversity: XYZ Corporation
    17. 17. Overlooked Single Points of Failure <ul><li>The Service Provider </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mission Critical Traffic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What happens to the traffic after it gets to the POP? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Are there single points of failure? </li></ul></ul>
    18. 18. Overlooked Single Points of Failure <ul><li>Voice Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Convergence of voice and data services. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IT professionals now responsible for voice redundancy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Solution: Custom Redirect Services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Failover call routing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Time of Day (TOD) and Day of Week (DOW) routing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Percentage Call Routing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Multiple Routing Options </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Example: Southern Maine Medical Center </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Joan Camire </li></ul></ul></ul>
    19. 19. VantagePoint Network
    20. 20. VantagePoint Network <ul><li>Next Generation, Layered, IP/MPLS Network </li></ul><ul><li>Smart Core </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fiber & Dense Wave Division Multiplexer(ROADM) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Capacity - Scales to 100’s of Terabits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Supports Aggregation & Wave Services </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Access & Aggregation Network </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Carrier Ethernet Services (MEF Compliant) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Supporting Initially up to 10 Gb Ethernet </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Supports Ethernet as a Access Mechanism or Service </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Access Network which can use multiple methods to deliver the service to our customers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>IP / MPLS Network </li></ul><ul><ul><li>High Capacity, Diverse, Cisco Powered Network </li></ul></ul>
    21. 21. VantagePoint Features <ul><li>Ubiquitous scalable bandwidth </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1Mbps up to 10Gbps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Diversity and protected circuits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On ramp pricing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Carrier Ethernet Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Customer controlled VLANs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Any to any connectivity (VPLS) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IP / MPLS -Virtual Private Networks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quality of Service (QoS) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Multiple classes of service (up to 6) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Metro Ethernet Forum Certified </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Dedicated Access to Internet & Internet2 </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Burstable bandwidth </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No mileage cost </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dedicated and usage based billing options </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ideal for lump payments </li></ul></ul></ul>
    22. 22. Traditional Network Architecture Traditional Hub & Spoke (ATM, Frame Relay) 4 PVCs Traditional Full Mesh (ATM, Frame Relay) 10PVCs
    23. 23. Traditional Multisite Network Traditional Full Mesh (ATM, Frame Relay) 10 Sites – 45 PVCs How About PVC’s for VoIP & Video? If we could compute sizes - add 90 PVCs How About a 100 Site Network? 1 set PVC’s = 99+98+97+96…+3+2+1 What If Network was T1?
    24. 24. IP/MPLS: Service of Choice IP / MPLS Classes of Service Which would you rather have? Manually Configured, Periodically Dynamically Configured, Instantly with QoS, COS, set at Source
    25. 25. Diversity in the Last Mile
    26. 26. VantagePoint Core PE VT PE ME ME VT NH NextGen IP / MPLS Core QoS / CoS Provided by Customer Honored / Maintained by FairPoint Customer Presque Isle Ethernet Access Customer Burlington, Vt. Frame Access Core is Self-Aware Core Peers with Itself PE Peers with Customer PE NH
    27. 27. VantagePoint: Next Generation Network for Your Business <ul><ul><li>VantagePoint Solves Yesterday’s Technology Problems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Self Healing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dynamically Provisioned </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Support of VoIP with QoS/COS </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Significantly Improves Price/Performance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On-Ramp Pricing: No Mileage component </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Change the Way Customers Do Business </li></ul></ul>
    28. 28. Dedicated Ethernet Internet Access <ul><li>Internet and Internet 2 Access </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provided by FairPoint’s redundant Tier 1 Internet Backbones </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dedicated and usage based billing options </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Scalable performance from 1Mbps to 10Gbps </li></ul><ul><li>Performance options </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fixed & burstable options </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Stringent Service Level Agreements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Installation, availability, latency, packet delivery and jitter </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Additional features </li></ul><ul><ul><li>BGP routing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DNS services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IP address assignment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web-based customer reporting portal </li></ul></ul>
    29. 29. Customer Benefits <ul><li>Essentially ONE, all IP WAN </li></ul><ul><li>Foundation for Voice, Video, Data, Radio etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Access Agnostic </li></ul><ul><li>More Efficient (Multi-Site Customers See Benefits) </li></ul><ul><li>Offers additional backup options </li></ul><ul><li>More Robust – Take Advantage of Network Diversity </li></ul><ul><li>Ideally Most Customer Routers Configured Identically </li></ul><ul><li>Price Performance, greatly Improved </li></ul><ul><li>Network Management Simplified </li></ul><ul><li>More Network Management Options </li></ul>
    30. 30. Customer Benefits continued <ul><li>Comprehensive suite of access and scalable bandwidth offerings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Replaces limited capacity services like T1 and Frame Relay </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduces LAN to WAN interface complexity and equipment issues </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cross connect architecture </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Merge traditional TDM and IP network infrastructures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides a cost effective customer migration to IP </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Largest regional IP/MPLS network </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Meshed architecture with superior resiliency </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Application aware transport </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Granular traffic control </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>End to End Quality of Service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Traffic Engineering </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Local sales, support and service </li></ul><ul><ul><li>FairPoint enterprise account managers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fiber optic network maintained by local FairPoint repair crews. </li></ul></ul>
    31. 31. <ul><li>Questions ? </li></ul>