Transport diversity is a general terminology used for selecting or preferring a network exit-point for
end-user application traffic across network topologies that have a variety of characteristics. These
characteristics include things like monetary cost, reliability or availability, availability of bandwidth, and
One example of transport diversity is a branch office environment that has a primary path using Frame
Relay and a backup or alternate path using basic rate ISDN. An example of why the concept of diversity
is important is evident in Frame Relay outages that affected over 6,000 customers following a series of
events that included a software upgrade...