Coop Peering Fabric??

Deepak Jain deepak at ai.net
Tue Aug 12 17:17:29 CDT 2008


Matt Liotta wrote:
> 
> On Aug 12, 2008, at 5:06 PM, Deepak Jain wrote:
> 
>> Is there a more appropriate place for interested parties to discuss 
>> the possible creation of such a beast in the WDC area? I know we have 
>> about a lot of optical capacity we could help contribute to a stake in 
>> the ground between Equinix/Ash and a facility less than 1ms away if 
>> there is interest.
>>
> I don't know anything about your optical capacity, but it sure does seem 
> like ANY2 DC has everything you are looking for except for easy access 
> from Ashburn. It seems to me an organization (coop, non-profit, etc) 
> that could enable access to Any2 from Ashburn would be quite 
> interesting. CRG might even help.
> 

There are lots of providers that can do connectivity between Any2 and 
Equinix. It has been suggested privately that some Equinix MSAs may 
prevent this sort of thing. In fact, to prevent this sort of thing, I 
suggested providing x-connects from 1275 AND Equinix to another facility 
to prevent Borg'ing ops in the future.

I am not aware of Any2 pricing, but I'm sure the 6 members of CRG K 
Street's Any2 would be happy to join any new initiative (either a larger 
Any2 or something new).

Deepak




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