Cable & Wireless "de-peering"?!?
john at sackheads.org
Sun May 6 03:21:03 UTC 2001
On Sat, May 05, 2001 at 07:31:25PM -0700, David Schwartz wrote:
> > > Who gets hurt more if a hole is created due to de-peering?
> > you do. c&w loses .00001 of the net. you lose .02. next question.
> > randy
> Not so fast. While each of his customers is more inconvenienced than each
> c&w customer, c&w has more customers. The net inconvenience (total number of
> people inconvenienced multiplied by the average inconvenience to each) might
> be nearly the same on both sides. As an added bonus, he has someone else to
That depends. Somebody that small (0.0001) is not going to be transit
free... so there isn't really a hole created. Sure, the smaller guy is
going to be paying more on transit rather than peering, but C&W customers
probably won't notice a thing, other than some relief on the congested
pipes to the public peering points.
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