<p>Agee is using the downturn to eliminate sacred cows, like a long-standing remote-access modem pool
that costs several thousand dollars a month in connection fees.
Fortunately, many information technology professionals know that such issues can be readily resolved by using a dial-out modem pool
Additionally, Total Control remote access server and modem pool
products are Flash ROM upgradeable, as are all Courier modems.
Southfield Public Library has begun offering dial-in Internet access via a modem pool
and dedicated lines.
Needed for this design was a Domain Name Server (SGI Indy), Frame Relay (384K) connection to the Secondary Domain Name Server (contracted from West Coast Online) a modem pool
, a terminal server (Livingston), and a CSU/DSU.
Telephone can install a modem pool
at one site that can be activated from a PowerBook hooked directly to a cell phone to route data transmissions through landlines to a modem-equipped destination.
Alternatively, using an 800 number, members can dial ACM.org's modem pool
. These modems offer full 14.4 KBps speeds, error correction and data compression.
MichNet's modem pool
now includes about 800 modem lines with U.S.
Toll-free access to INK, available in the continental United States, is supported by the state MIS department's modem pool
, which currently supports up to 9600 bps communication speeds.
Expanding the modem pool
would have been expensive and would have required more physical space and additional modem lines.
First, we will then be able to get to a modem via Novell into a "modem pool
" and out of the phone system entirely.