jay at west.net
Mon Jul 28 15:23:10 CDT 2008
Jon Lewis wrote:
> On Mon, 28 Jul 2008, William Waites wrote:
>> Tier 1 has enough peering relationships with enough other Tier 1
>> networks that they can always buy temporary transit privileges over an
>> existing link.
Every peering agreement I've seen has language to the effect that an
entity can't both be a transit customer and a peer. Even if allowed,
the temporary transit privileges would need to be provisioned and turned
up which isn't going to happen instantaneously.
> Tier 1 means you don't buy transit, no?
"We are a Tier 1 provider" tends to mean "I am a salesperson".
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