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RE: Peering - Benefits?

  • From: michael.dillon
  • Date: Thu Oct 30 10:07:22 2008

> On 30 Oct 2008, at 13:03, HRH Sven Olaf Prinz von 
> CyberBunker-Kamphuis MP wrote:
> > internet exchanges are not per-se "redundant"
> Those networks who *choose* connect to peers via a single 
> fabric, in a single location, will suffer a similar fate to 
> those networks who single home to one transit provider.

Are you referring to his royal highness' network?

In any case, if you are really interested in achieving highly
reliable connectivity to the Internet, you need to start by
engineering it into your design. It's not just a matter of 
choosing the right mix of peering and transit.


--Michael Dillon