Cogent Question - Increments Question

Jeffrey Lyon jeffrey.lyon at blacklotus.net
Wed Feb 11 18:13:59 CST 2009


Paul,

With all due respect i'm not sure Cogent's sales practices are on
topic for this list. Perhaps ask the question but most subscribers
here, i'd assume, are not incredibly interested in whether or not they
can buy a fractional FE from Cogent.

My two cents.

Best regards, Jeff

On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 7:09 PM, Paul Stewart <pstewart at nexicomgroup.net> wrote:
> Since everyone is relying offline and I believe in keeping lists updated
> after asking a question....;)
>
> It seems to depend on who you talk to basically - long and short I've
> heard from numerous folks that were only offered 10 or 100 on FE but I
> have also heard from many people that more recently were offered 10 meg
> incremements...
>
> Again, appreciate all the input - got a tonne of replies...
>
> Paul
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Paul Stewart [mailto:pstewart at nexicomgroup.net]
> Sent: February 11, 2009 6:49 PM
> To: nanog at nanog.org
> Subject: RE: Cogent Question - Increments Question
>
> Just wanted to say thanks - I already got 5+ replies offline stating
> that all these folks have ever been offered was either 10 or 100 on FE
> basis...
>
> Cheers,
>
> Paul
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Paul Stewart [mailto:pstewart at nexicomgroup.net]
> Sent: February 11, 2009 6:30 PM
> To: nanog at nanog.org
> Subject: Cogent Question - Increments Question
>
> Hi there...
>
>
>
> First off, I want to make it very clear ... I'm NOT looking for a Cogent
> sales person to call nor am I actually looking for pricing itself.
>
>
>
> What I'm looking for feedback on is from existing customers and whether
> or not Cogent sold you the option to step up in 10 meg increments from
> 10 up to 100 on a FE.
>
>
>
> Back when we dealt with them as a service provider, the answer was "100
> or nothing" but I'm working with a couple of clients on a consulting
> basis who only need 10 or 20 meg bandwidth requirements and are hung up
> on using Cogent.  On their pricing it shows 10 meg increments - is their
> enterprise customers different from their service provider customers on
> product offering?  I've only dealt with them on the service provider
> front and found this information so far confusing....
>
>
>
> Just looking for feedback on increments itself... thank you.
>
>
>
> Paul Stewart
>
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