Peering - Benefits?

Steven King sking at kingrst.com
Wed Oct 29 17:22:13 CDT 2008


It would only be a redundant connection if the AS your peering with is a
transit AS. The AS that I work with is a stub AS and can not function as
a fully redundant link.

Just something to watch out for.

Paul Stewart wrote:
> Thanks!  That's a really good one and surprised myself I missed it..;)
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> Subject: Re: Peering - Benefits?
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> On Wed, 29 Oct 2008 15:17:45 EDT, Paul Stewart said:
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>> I can think of some but looking to develop a concrete list of
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> appealing
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>> reasons etc. such as:
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>> -control over routing between networks
>> -security aspect (being able to filter/verify routes to some degree)
>> -latency/performance
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> I'm surprised you didn't include "chance to pick up a redundant
> connection".
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