Carrier Circus (was RE: Intermedia (ICIX) brokenness...)

Christian Nielsen cnielsen at
Fri May 4 22:05:04 UTC 2001

On Fri, 4 May 2001, Richard A. Steenbergen wrote:

> > Personally, I'm still trying to figure out why Exodus, in all their
> > apparent wisdom (or lack thereof), has stopped using the GBLX OC-48's
> > in the former GlobalCenter facilities (or at least SNV3), and is now
> > shuttling all its traffic out a single Exodus OC-12.  Prior to
> network where most of the traffic is quickly sent to peers and an OC48
> backbone is not required? I don't see any congestion on that OC12, so
> perhaps that is the case? I also don't see a damn thing wrong with the

Just to give correct information, from SNV3 Exodus has an OC48 and an OC12
to two other datacenters in Santa Clara and an OC48 to Chicago. There is
enough bandwidth to carry the traffic.

No peering or backbone link was hurt during this move.



Yes, I work for Exodus.

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