How good is the CIX's connect?

Nathan Stratton nathan at
Mon Apr 12 23:15:27 UTC 1999

On Mon, 12 Apr 1999, Matt Hempel wrote:

> I'm debating whether to buy a crossconnect to CIX's 7513 and use it for
> UUNet traffic.  I tried pushing 701 through the shared FDDI and it
> crawled, but that could have been the FDDI.

Well I have a @Home connection right now in PA and everything going to 701
is via CIX. Some days it is ok, but the connection sucks most days. 
> Does anybody have any good experience with routing through CIX?  I noticed
> one of my transit providers is using it for UUNet.  Does anybody know
> UUNet's connection to the router and how saturated it already is?  

I did a few years ago to get to sprint, but to answer your question, yes,
UUNets connection is saturated.

> --matt hempel

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