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Re:Survey: Peering Staffing Levels
- From: Dean S Moran
- Date: Thu Jun 13 12:46:11 2002
Contact Peter Jansen, (firstname.lastname@example.org). He is *clearly* "The Man" when
it comes to peering, and I'm certain that he'd be more than glad to answer
all of your questions.
From: "Dwight Ernest"<email@example.com>
Subject: Survey: Peering Staffing Levels
Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2002 15:11:13 -0400
>Please forgive the non-operational content.
>I'm interested in getting some idea of the level of staffing provided by
>NSPs and ISPs in their peering departments. In fact, I've been asked by
>my management to provide as much info about such levels as possible,
>without a need to disclose the identity of any responding company.
>If you have time, and wish to participate, I'd sure appreciate it. I
>will provide a summary of the responses to respondents. No identifying
>information need be provided. Get a disposable email account at Hotmail
>or Yahoo if you'd like to be really anonymous. Any question may be
>skipped if you wish. I appreciate your assistance!
>DO NOT RESPOND TO THE LIST!
>1. Do your peering staff members do peering negotiations and planning
>only, or do they also do peering-related hands-on router engineering?
> ___ planning and negotiation only
> ___ planning, negotiation, and hands-on router stuff
> ___ something other than these two choices:
>2. What is the size of your peering staff?
> ___ full-time staff members
> ___ part-time staff members
>3. Do you feel this staffing level is appropriate?
> ___ too high
> ___ just right
> ___ too low
>4. What is the ballpark aggregate exchange volume in megabits/second at
>peak, for your AS, or for all of the ASses for which you are responsible?
> ___ mb/s @ peak
>5. What is the primary location of the majority of your peering
>department's staff members?
> ___ USA
> ___ North America other than USA
> ___ Europe
> ___ Central or Western Asia
> ___ Eastern or Southeastern Asia
> ___ Australia/NZ
> ___ South America
> ___ Africa
>6. Approximately how many private or public peers does your network
>exchange traffic with?
> ___ private peers
> ___ public peers
>7. What percentage volume of your network's total exchange volume is
>exchange via peering (as opposed to being exchanged via transit)?
> ___% is exchanged via peering
>Again, thank you very much for your participation.
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