Why do some companies get depeered and some don't?

Jasper Bryant-Greene jasper at unleash.co.nz
Wed Nov 5 05:14:06 CST 2008


Isn't it because the receiver is more likely to backhaul the traffic  
further, due to hot-potato routing - at least in the case of large  
networks with multiple points of interconnect?

-jasper

On 5/11/2008, at 10:15 PM, Mark Foster <blakjak at blakjak.net> wrote:

> I'm sure someone else must've seen it before.
>
> Surely even assymetric peering agreements are mutually beneficial...  
> ISPs are also content providers, either directly or through their  
> customers... peering is going to have a flow-on effect in terms of  
> reducing the cost of offering content to the people you peer with  
> too, right?
>
> Why all the focus on even or non-even-ness of up/down ratios in the  
> first place?
>
> Mark.
>
> On Tue, 4 Nov 2008, Mike Lyon wrote:
>
>> Those with bad or uneven ratios then purchase transit and don't let
>> themselves get depeered...
>>
>> On 11/1/08, Nelson Lai <nelson.lai at indiatimes.com> wrote:
>>> What I mean is, how come networks like Teleglobe, Limelight, etc.  
>>> don't get
>>> depeered by others, but Cogent does? I'm sure Cogent isn't the  
>>> only one with
>>> bad ratios.
>>>
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