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DS3 Ordering Experiences

  • From: Joe Budion
  • Date: Thu Feb 22 17:06:51 2001
  • Disposition-notification-to: "Joe Budion" <jjbiv@buckeye-express.com>

How's Level3?  Anyone else have any good/bad experiences with them?

Best,

joe
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Martin Hannigan" <hannigan@fugawi.net>
> To: <nanog@merit.edu>
> Sent: Thursday, February 22, 2001 3:21 PM
> Subject: Re: DS3 Ordering Experiences
>
>
> >
> > At 02:59 PM 2/22/2001 -0500, Andy Dills wrote:
> >
> >
> > >This might help some people ordering DS3s from UUnet in the future, so
> > >I'll post it here for the archives.
> > >
> > >We ordered a DS3 to UUnet last July, and after several blown FOC dates,
> we
> > >finally started passing packets last night. (And man, nothing like 2 ms
> > >latency and being able to measure downloads in MB/s.) Thank god the
> > >circuit is quality, or this would be an entirely different post.
> > >
> > >UUnet was amazingly slow: 7+ months to terminate a DS3 to Frederick,
MD,
> > >50 miles north of their world headquarters.
> >
> >
> > [ snip ]
> >
> >
> > Remember that post I made a bit back that was supposed to be a personal
> > note regarding
> > an OC12?
> >
> > I have my OC12 with an FOC of March 15, 10 days ahead of my six weeks. I
> > also have a lot of confidence in the ability to deliver it on time.
> >
> > It took me awhile, but the part about being the squeaky wheel is very
true
> and
> > accurate. Sucks, but that's the way it is.
> >
> > Sorry for posting so much today. Ahem. Last One.
> >
> >
> > -M
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > --
> > Martin Hannigan                    hannigan@fugawi.net
> > Fugawi Networks                    Engineering
> > Boston, MA                         http://www.fugawi.net
> > Ph: 617.742.2693                   Fax: 617.742.2300
> >
> >
> >
>
>






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