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Re: Opinions about InterNAP

  • From: David McGaugh
  • Date: Wed Jun 13 14:34:50 2001

/24's are sufficient to multihome with most if not all providers out
there. Why not conventionally multi-home to 2 large well established


"Seth M. Kusiak" wrote:
> Hi
> We have a small network (5 /24ís) and we need to host our web applications
> internally because they access backend servers that absolutely cannot be
> collocated.  I am thinking about getting 2 T1ís or fractional DS3ís from
> InterNAP from different P-NAPS (1 from Philly and 1 from NY) each circuit
> from a different CO
> The reason that Iím thinking InterNAP is because we donít qualify for a /20
> and we would not be able to efficiently multi-home. It seems that InterNAP
> is perfect in our situation because they buy transit from multiple providers
> and claim to not have any black holes in their network.
> I hear many great things about InterNAP and I hear the opposite as well.
> Any thoughts would GREATLY be appreciated
> Thanks!
>  -Seth
org:Electric Lightwave, Inc.;Data Internetworking
adr:;;4400 NE 77th Ave.;Vancouver;WA;98662;USA
title:Internetwork Engineer
fn:David McGaugh

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