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Re: Nationwide Routing issues with Wiltel

  • From: Jeremy Chadwick
  • Date: Mon Jun 26 17:17:48 2006

On Mon, Jun 26, 2006 at 04:55:04PM -0400, david raistrick wrote:
> On Mon, 26 Jun 2006, Vincent India wrote:
> >Anyone experiencing problems with Wiltel Backbone, or know of any issues
> >with the Wiltel Backbone? I called their NOC and was told they are
> >experiencing a nationwide routing problem that they are working on but
> >couldn't get any further details?
> 
> Told me it was related to the L3/Wiltel integration.  Most of the breaks 
> I've been seeing seem to be at the point where most of my traffic has be 
> going from wiltel to l3 in DC or so.  Oh, and that the "former wiltel" 
> tier 1 guys had 40+ calls in the hold queue...

I can confirm this as well, although have no proof (at this point)
that Layer3 is necessarily to blame.  We (or rather the company I
work for) are seeing similar between MCI/UU/Verizon and WCG when
reaching some of our clients:

4. 0.so-4-0-0.CL1.LAX15.ALTER.NET     0.0%   102   10.9  11.3  10.9  17.1   0.7
5. POS6-0.GW1.LAX15.ALTER.NET         0.0%   102   10.7  11.1  10.7  13.9   0.5
6. wcgGigELAX-gw.customer.alter.net  98.0%   102  135.4 147.0 135.4 158.5  16.3
7. anhmca1wcx2-pos6-1-oc48.wcg.net   98.0%   102  162.9 156.8 150.8 162.9   8.6

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| Jeremy Chadwick                                 jdc at parodius.com |
| Parodius Networking                        http://www.parodius.com/ |
| UNIX Systems Administrator                   Mountain View, CA, USA |
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