RE: 3PMD Proposal
Can you provide some numbers to substantiate this assertion:
>Please note that pulling new fiber is a small fraction of the total system
>cost. Customers have already been installing the new multimode that will be
>used today for 1000BASE-SX, and can be upgraded to 10000BASE-850nm in the
>future. The bulk of 10 GBE port sales will occur after 2002. By that time,
>there will be a significant and growing installed base of the new multimode
What constitutes "a significant and growing installed base of the new
Can you show us a timeline, going out for the next five years, with
your projections of the percentage penetration for the new fiber in
both the horizontal and backbone applications?
Cisco Systems, Inc.