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Re: European equivalent of Equinix?
At 15:18 +0200 20/5/03, Frank Louwers wrote: >On Tue, May 20, 2003 at 02:09:13PM +0100, Stephen J. Wilcox wrote: >> Theres a lot of neutral centres but watch out, many are not that well fibred >> out.. make sure you have the carriers there that you need. Also keep an >>eye out >> for someone who's stable .. a few have gone bankrupt and others may >>still follow >> and unlike in the US when a company goes bankrupt theres no safety net >>ch11, its >> just switch off and asset sale. > >Depends on the country. Here in Belgium, there exists a ><lang="nl">gerechtelijk akkoord</lang="nl">, which is about the same as >ch11, but the conditions are more strict. A year long "gerechtelijk >akkoord" would be impossible, and you need to have a restructuring plan >BEFORE you ask such a thing. > Likewise in the UK - there is administrative receivership, the company is handed over to the accountants who attempt to sell/resucitate the business. However an indication of where you want to be in Europe would help people advise you. If peering is important http://www.euro-ix.net/isp/choosing/ has a peering matrix showing which ASs appear at which of the 28 member exchange points. There are also maps and lists of IXPs to help you choose a location. f