Why don't ISPs peer with everyone?

Jack Bates jbates at brightok.net
Tue Jun 7 23:47:28 UTC 2011

On 6/7/2011 6:39 PM, Jérôme Nicolle wrote:
> That's certainly a valid approach for direct (private) peering, it's
> not applicable to IXPs offering route servers.

In my case, I have to justify the long haul to an IXP as appropriate 
cost savings, and given that haul often costs more than I pay for 
transit, it still hasn't justified. Perhaps when I get to multiple 10GE 
traffic loads and justify leasing a 600 mile dark fiber ring to DFW.


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