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Re: a question about the economics of peering
On Friday 30 November 2001, at 11 h 52, Alex Rubenstein <[email protected]> wrote: > While speaking with them today, thier engineer and I got into a little bit > of a disagreement as to why people peer with each other at public exchange > points. There is also an important reason to be connected at several exchange points: reliability. If you just have one transit provider, you're more vulnerable than with one transit provider plus a variety of peerings, which will still carry at least part of the traffic if the main provider fails.