DSL Can Payoff in Enterprise Applications

March, 2002


Digital subscriber line (DSL) is the phone company’s answer to low cost, wide bandwidth communications channels. Challenging DSL are the cable companies, which offer cable modems. From a business standpoint, the matter certainly tilts in favor of DSL, although few companies have yet taken the plunge. This analysis looks at the issues that confront an IT manager considering DSL installations and what tradeoffs need to be addressed.