Coop Peering Fabric??

Bill Woodcock woody at
Mon Aug 11 22:45:08 CDT 2008

      On Mon, 11 Aug 2008, Deepak Jain wrote:
    > A "coop", best-effort switch fabric colo'd at a few sites would allow
    > participants to peer off traffic at a price of the order of a single
    > cross-connect (~$500/month per 10G port is possible, maybe less),

$0/month per 10G port is common enough.

Why pay someone else to let you use an Ethernet switch?  Presumably if 
you can configure BGP, plugging into an Ethernet switch is well within 
your core competency.


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