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Re: Level3

  • From: Kevin Facinelli
  • Date: Tue Jun 19 17:52:33 2001

You may want to take a look at the resource
www.colosource.com they have an online free directory
of over 500 different colocation providers organized
by state and area-code.

Just an Idea..............
--- Ask Bjoern Hansen <ask@valueclick.com> wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> We're looking around for a new colocation provider
> for aroudn
> ~100Mbit traffic. (Not much for the average NANOG
> participant I'm
> sure, but that's what we've got ... :-) )
> 
> Level3 are giving us a pretty good quote; and all
> their competitors'
> sales bozos ramble on about how they're "second
> tier" and bla bla
> bla.
> 
> What's the (technical) truth?  Does Level3 have
> decent connectivity
> (primarily from their colos in the Bay Area and Los
> Angeles). From
> what traceroutes and such I can do it looks just
> fine and Yahoo
> wouldn't be using them if they sucked that badly,
> huh?
> 
> Any gotchas we should be aware of about Level3?
> 
> FWIW, the other facilities we're looking at are
> Digital Island and
> Exodus.
> 
> Any others that would be recommended?
> 
> Any insight would be greatly appreciated. If you
> answer offlist then
> I can summarize later in the week. (Without your
> name if you'd
> prefer that).
> 
> 
>  - ask
> 
> -- 
> ask bjoern hansen, http://ask.netcetera.dk/   !try;
> do();
> 


=====
Kevin Facinelli
www.colosource.com
webmaster@colosource.com

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