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Re: different thinking on exchanging traffic

  • From: bmanning
  • Date: Mon Jun 01 16:00:09 1998

> On Sat, May 23, 1998 at 04:50:52PM -0700, Tom Perrine wrote:
> 
> > Currently there are at least 60 ISPs serving the San Diego county
> > area.  There are LOTS of packets from "home" to "office" that make a
> > round-trip via MAE-West.  Some people have decided that this is
> > silly.  Even if it is "cost-effective", it *squanders* bandwidth at
> > MAE-West that could best be used for other traffic.
> > 
> > I wonder how much bandwidth at the MAEs could be saved if more areas
> > built local low-cost NAPs just for local traffice exchanges?
> 
> I think there's a lot of merit to this proposal. i

Then check out the San Diego NAP.... 

--bill





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