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The growing use of multi-homed locations and increased use of VPNs are driving the need to more effectively manage and optimize upstream Internet connections. According to The 2002 Route Control Study, a significant number of enterprises are migrating away from private lines to less costly VPN solutions, in turn increasing the importance of Internet connectivity. The increased reliance on Internet connectivity is driving the need for multi-homed locations. For enterprise organizations this marks a clear shift in priority for sustained Internet connectivity. Using critical supply and demand side information, The HTRC Group’s 2002 Route Control Study examines the opportunity for emerging route control vendors.