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Re: Cogent/Level 3 depeering
On 06/10/05, Patrick W. Gilmore <[email protected]> wrote: > > On Oct 6, 2005, at 10:19 AM, tony sarendal wrote: > > > This is not the first and certainly not the last time we see this kind > > of event happen. > > Purchasing a single-homed service from a Tier-1 provider will > > guarantee that you > > are affected by this every time it happens. > > s/every time it happens/every time it happens to YOUR upstream > > People on Sprint, AT&T, GLBX, MCI, etc. were unaffected. Only people > who single-home to L3 or Cogent have disconnectivity. > > > > Now, is being a tier-1 now a good or bad sales argument when selling > > internet access ? > > It's still a good argument, because Marketing != Reality. :) > Patrick, it happens to every PA customer who buys his service from one of the Tier-1 providers active in the de-peering. If a PA customer buys his service from a non-tier1 this will most likely not happen, unless that provider has bought transit in a very unwise way. The entire point is that it's not always good to be too close to tier-1 space. PS. sorry about the double-post Patrick.