Cogent depeers ESnet

Jon Lewis jlewis at lewis.org
Mon Jun 20 09:52:11 CDT 2011


On Sat, 18 Jun 2011, George B. wrote:

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

The moral is multihome.  It gets real old hearing people whine that 
they're losing $XXX,XXX.XX per hour, minute, whatever, when their internet 
access fails...but they spend some tiny fraction (like 1% or a lot less) 
of that per month on a single internet connection.  If your business 
depends on internet connectivity, and that much $ is at stake, you're 
stupid if you don't have some redundancy.  Nothing works all the time 
forever.

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