Cogent depeers ESnet

George B. georgeb at gmail.com
Sun Jun 19 01:44:28 CDT 2011


On Sat, Jun 18, 2011 at 5:26 PM, Nick Hilliard  wrote:
> Slightly old news, but it looks like Cogent depeered ESnet last week:
>
>>
>> http://www.es.net/news-and-publications/esnet-news/2011/important-status-announcement-regarding-cogent-connectivity/
>
> Current traceroutes indicate that ESnet is reaching Cogent via 6939_1299.
>
> In other news, automatically dropping interconnects at around the time of
> your HQ's close of business while your peering co-ordinator is on vacation
> seems to be the new gold standard.
>
> Nick

I suppose the moral of the story is:  "never single-home to Cogent"




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