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Re: Open Peers at PAIX

  • From: Richard A. Steenbergen
  • Date: Fri Jun 29 01:45:31 2001

On Thu, Jun 28, 2001 at 10:38:39PM -0700, Christian Nielsen wrote:
>
> On Thu, 28 Jun 2001, Pete Ashdown wrote:
>
> > It was neither a cheap nor an easy proposition for us to get our
> > router into PAIX.  In fact, its probably the most expensive bandwidth
> > I run since the DS3 is way under utilized. The main reason I did it
> > was to reduce network distance to major peers.  My only wish is that
> > peering at all exchanges was more open, as it increases their
> > usefulness.  Finding another peering point where I can get 20+ willing
> > peers like PAIX is a struggle.
>
> if and when paix links to mae-west-ames, you can get a link to the FDDI
> exchange. there is always PBNap and MAE-WEST-ATM (tho I dont know the
> costs)

Didn't he say he was trying to increase the quality of his connectivity?
:P

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