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Re: C&W Peering Problem?

  • From: Christian Nielsen
  • Date: Tue Jun 05 11:12:03 2001

On Fri, 1 Jun 2001, Christopher A. Woodfield wrote:

> It wouldn't suprise me if C&W dropped GlobalCenter as a peering
> partner, given GC's focus on datacenters and web/server farms
> generating mostly "push" traffic - I didn't see this as an explicit
> requirement, but less clueful backbones (Genuity, PSI, and now C&W) do
> tend to drop peering sessions with other backbones that push far more
> traffic than they pull.
>
> BTW, I just noticed that the Exodus/GC merger went through (at least,
> www.globalcenter.com brings up Exodus's front page). When did this
> happen?

Exodus bought Global Center. The web hosting side of Global Crossing.
Global Center did not have a network. Global Crossing does.

Hope that helps...





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