Major AboveNet problems?

David A.Ulevitch davidu at
Fri Jan 21 18:49:35 UTC 2005

On Jan 21, 2005, at 10:43 AM, Chris A. Epler wrote:

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> Anyone have any details on what is going on with AboveNet?  Evidently
> something major but our support contacts didn't have a lot of details,
> said there'd be something out later this afternoon about it.  Wondering
> if others are experiencing problems with them.

We received this totally ambiguous and non-specific message this 
>> Dear Valued Customer,
>> We are currently experiencing network
>> connectivity issues.  These issues began at
>> 04:00am (EST).  We are investigating the cause
>> and will continue to keep you updated as to the
>> progress and resolution of this event.
>> If you have any further questions or concerns,
>> please feel free to call the AboveNet 24x7 NMC.
>> The number to call is as follows: 1 (877) 226-
>> 8363 or 1 (877) ABOVENET or locally at (408) 350-
>> 6673 or internationally at 001 (408)350-6673.
>> Thank you,
>> AboveNet Client Services
>> Note: If you wish to be removed from the CNS
>> (Customer Notification List), please respond to
>> this email with “Remove” as the subject.

I ignored it since our connectivity from multiple points all seem 
pretty reasonable...


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