experience with equinix exchange

Richard A Steenbergen ras at e-gerbil.net
Mon Nov 29 15:26:50 CST 2010


On Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 04:03:21PM -0500, Patrick W. Gilmore wrote:
> The only thing I would change is that Any2 has at least one exchange 
> with traffic (Los Angeles) and is distributed throughout the country.
> 
> But the vast majority of traffic exchange over IXes in the US is over 
> Equinix/PAIX switches.  And a very large amount of traffic over 
> private interconnects is also done in their buildings.

Woops, yes I forgot Any2 (how'd that happen? :P). Like Telx they've 
recently deployed a bunch of new exchanges "all over", but there is 
really only the one that does any traffic. :)

For comparison purposes:

http://www.seattleix.net/agg.htm
http://www.nyiix.net/index.php?core=statistics.php
http://tie.telx.com/usage.pl
http://www.coresite.com/peering-any2charts.php

I don't think the combined Equinix / S&D numbers are published publicly 
anywhere, but I'm sure it's north of a terabit. :)

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