Sprint Depeering Timeframe

Marshall Eubanks tme at multicasttech.com
Sun Nov 2 11:40:01 CST 2008


Between 13:07:00 and 18:08 EDT on Oct 30 2008.

(Note the EDT, not EST.)

That does not sound like it is consistent with your problem.

Marshall

On Nov 2, 2008, at 12:28 PM, Lorell Hathcock wrote:

> All:
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>
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> I am trying to help a small ISP/cable operator in south Texas with  
> VOIP
> customers.  They are having VOIP problems and have been for about  
> three to
> four weeks.
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> A traceroute from the end users location reveals that their ATAs  
> traverse
> Sprint's network on their way to the hosted VOIP provider.  Working  
> with
> providers at both ends provides reveals a willingness to point  
> fingers at
> the IXC providers (Sprint and Level 3) Sprint and Level 3 have  
> examined
> traceroutes and they have are satisfied that their networks aren't  
> to blame.
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> I'm looking for a smoking gun and the Sprint depeering could fit the  
> crime
> if the timeline works out.  When did Sprint depeer?
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> If this is at the root cause of the problem and I think it could be  
> if the
> time lines match when the VOIP problems started, then it would fall  
> under
> the category of why a routine roll out of hosted PBX / VOIP is a bad  
> idea.
> It would help me point the customer towards a more secure solution  
> of a SIP
> Trunk with transit specifically purchased from the VOIP provider to  
> the
> cable head end where the CMTS resides.
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>
>
> Thanks!
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> Sincerely,
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>
>
> Lorell Hathcock
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>
> OfficeConnect.net | 832-665-3400 (o) | 713-992-2343 (f) |
> lorell at OfficeConnect.net
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