Peering - Benefits?
mmc at internode.com.au
Thu Oct 30 03:14:01 CDT 2008
Joe Provo wrote:
> A couple to add:
> - failure scoping: issues on a remote network can be better isolated
> from the rest of your traffic (or completely if it is the peer).
Related to this is ability to contact the right people more quickly.
If you've got a problem with/on someone's network then typically you can
call their NOC directly. Compared with having to bounce through your
transit providers helpdesk, who then escalate to their NOC, to the other
NOC etc. This right is usually enshrined in most people's peering
It's a powerful thing and not to be underestimated.
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