US transit providers with slightly better than average International connectivity?
Rod.Beck at hiberniaatlantic.com
Mon Aug 13 23:50:22 UTC 2007
How about Telia or T Systems or PCCW?
All of those carriers are worthy of scrutiny.
Roderick S. Beck
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From: owner-nanog at merit.edu on behalf of Sargun Dhillon
Sent: Mon 8/13/2007 8:01 PM
To: Drew Weaver; 'nanog at merit.edu'
Subject: Re: US transit providers with slightly better than average International connectivity?
Drew Weaver wrote:
> How about to this IP?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sargun Dhillon [mailto:sdhillon at decarta.com]
> Sent: Monday, August 13, 2007 1:58 PM
> To: Drew Weaver
> Cc: 'nanog at merit.edu'
> Subject: Re: US transit providers with slightly better than average International connectivity?
> Drew Weaver wrote:
>> Howdy, I know with the trans-atlantic and trans-pacific connectivity
>> being what it is these days that getting reliable (i.e. low latency <
>> 200, low packet loss < 5% total round-trip) to countries such as AE
>> and others is kind of a "shot in the dark". However, I wanted to ping
>> the list and see if anyone has had 'better luck/worse luck' with
>> particular transit providers. We're currently utilizing Time Warner
>> Telecom, Level3, and Global Crossing as our transit partners and we're
>> shopping for a fourth at this time, we would really like to find a
>> transit provider with 'better' international presence.
>> Any suggestions based on experience?
> As a test point let's try: 188.8.131.52
> That's the BBC. Posting traceroutes would be the best. Here is mine from
> core1.t6-1-bbnet1.sje.pnap.net 0.0% 2895 2.1 21.3 1.9 1671. 101.6
> xe-1-3.r02.snjsca04.us.bb.gin.ntt.net 1.7% 2895 2.1 25.7 2.0 1301. 92.6
> xe-1-2.r03.snjsca04.us.bb.gin.ntt.net 0.8% 2895 2.2 25.5 2.0 1764. 108.7
> sjo-bb1-link.telia.net 0.0% 2895 2.3 15.3 2.1 1680. 109.5
> nyk-bb1-link.telia.net 0.2% 2895 73.8 86.1 73.7 1596. 101.4
> ldn-bb1-pos7-1-0.telia.net 0.0% 2895 143.1 155.5 141.8 1551. 100.4
> 9. ldn-b1-pos3-0.telia.net 0.0% 2895 144.9 163.2 141.8 1470. 99.8
> 10. siemens-118436-ldn-b1.c.telia.net 0.0% 2895 144.8 165.2 141.9 1470.
> 11. 184.108.40.206 0.1% 2895 143.3 157.7 141.9 1386. 97.5
> 12. rdirwww-vip.thdo.bbc.co.uk 0.1% 2895 146.3 156.0 141.8 1636. 99.4
> Sargun Dhillon
> sdhillon at decarta.com
ATT: Success rate is 100 percent (5/5), round-trip min/avg/max =
Global Crossing: 283 msec
SAVVIS: 245.461 msec
QWEST: min/avg/max = 312/313/317
UUNET: 379 msec
Level3: min/avg/median/max/mdev/stddev = 244/252.8/252/280/2.332/9.432 ms
I just used the looking glasses to check latency
sdhillon at decarta.com
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