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what is the benefit of Ethernet over ATM?

In my area, I want to take 1 MB link for my head office.

Service Provider is giving it in both flavors, Frame-Relay and ATM.

I am confused that which service I should avail. Frame-Relay is definitely cheaper than ATM. But what benefits ATM 1 MB link will give me over 1 MB of frame-relay link.

What is Ethernet over ATM technology? What are its benefits? I have checked my service provider he is giving me the Ethernet over ATM link much cheaper than normal ATM access link for the same bandwidth. Why is this? Why it is cheap. May I should avail it please describe it in detail. If I avail it then what will be the benefits and what sort of Cisco hardware will be require using it for WAN connectivity.

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Re: what is the benefit of Ethernet over ATM?

Nobody has replied above Question. Pls somebody?

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