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Re: Peering - Benefits?
In article <9AFB2A51-6EE0-440C-9A71-4C0A4D678455@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, Andy Davidson <andy@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: >On 30 Oct 2008, at 13:03, HRH Sven Olaf Prinz von CyberBunker-Kamphuis >MP wrote: >> (the amsix with their many outages and connected parties that rely >> primarliy on it's functionality is a prime example here) > >I run interconnection for three networks connected to the ams-ix and >can't understand why you think that the ams-ix fabric has "many >outages" - I have found it, to borrow a phrase from another stable >European IXP, rock solid. The AMS-IX is a service that is present at multiple colocation providers. One or two of these are, let's say, not state of the art anymore. But that's a colo issue and doesn't have anything to do with the AMS-IX network. This is different from the US, where an internet exchange is usually tied in with one colocation provider, so I can see where the confusion comes from. Mike.