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Re: AT&T/Sprint problems - Does Verio have their own network backbone

  • From: Jeremiah Johnson
  • Date: Tue Dec 01 14:16:56 1998

Yes, Verio does have their own backbone.

-Jeremiah Johnson
Verio



>At 03:04 PM 11/30/98 -0700, you wrote:
>>
>>Does anybody know if verio actually has ANY backbone whatsoever? It
>>appears that they just resell, and they dont even resell just 1 network,
>>they resell a different backbone provider depending on what town they are
>>in?
>
>I do know that Verio came in and bought out Spacelab.net, which was our
>provider. The color & designs of the invoices changed. All the staff stayed
>the same, none of my favorite engineers were lost. Verio might be building
>their "network" on top of existing local networks and then hauling this
>traffic to their peering providers. Take a look at:
>http://www.verio.com/netops/netmap.html.
>
>
>>On Mon, 30 Nov 1998, Rishi Singh wrote:
>>-| Traceroute from one of my boxes with connectivity to VERIO (NYC).
>>-|
>>-| [techno@amber techno]$ traceroute sprintlink.net
>>-| traceroute to sprintlink.net (199.0.232.90), 30 hops max, 40 byte
packets
>>-|  1  209.227.6.17 (209.227.6.17)  2.077 ms  2.020 ms  2.101 ms
>>-|  2  209.227.17.73 (209.227.17.73)  4.778 ms  4.763 ms  4.705 ms
>>-|  3  agis-mxol.newyork2.agis.net (206.185.152.29)  23.676 ms  38.185 ms
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><o> Pings are free. Send a ping to someone today.
><o> Make a new friend :-). Check on your neighbor
><o> to see how they're doing. Say hi to someone
><o> remote :-).
><o> Rishi M. Singh - Sysadmin & Network "Cleaner"





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