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Re: a question about the economics of peering
Neil J. McRae wrote (on Nov 30): > yeah don't talk to me about some of the bozo companies I've had > to talk to about "congestion at the peering points" and how they > can wave their magic wand and make all those problems go away. A current pitch from a certain newish IXP entrant in London is that they can save me money off my Transit bill. When vendors get their facts so blatantly wrong about your company, I seriously consider whether they're worth doing business with - true it's just the sales droid, but IXen don't need that many sales droids, I thought... > Sounds like something we looked at a while ago - layer 2 interconnectivity > over IP or MPLS for ISP's - we couldn't make the numbers add up though. It's something I have considered for backup connectivity, but it never went anywhere. I'm waiting for Nigel to pitch to me, in case his version makes sense. :) Chris.