"Non-vendor neutral" hosting/colocation

Joly MacFie joly at punkcast.com
Fri Jan 6 07:07:02 UTC 2012

I could be mistaken but I think similar circumstances were what originally
led to the establishment of Telx's IXP at 60 Hudson.


On Thu, Jan 5, 2012 at 3:42 PM, Christopher J. Pilkington <cjp at 0x1.net>wrote:

> We are experiencing an issue in NYCMNY where the hosting facility's
> owner, a large IXC and CLEC, is being less than cooperative in
> allowing the ILEC delivering a private circuit to the hosting
> facility. They will allow ILEC to deliver the circuit elsewhere in the
> building, but will not provide us a cross connect to this facility.
> Hosting provider will however gladly use their own CLEC to provide us
> the service and provide cross connect to same.  I have no details on
> whether this is contractually permitted or not.
> Another circuit from a third IXC/CLEC ran into a similar problem. This
> carrier "resolved it" by using the hosting company's CLEC for local
> loop, even though third carrier has lit facilities elsewhere in said
> facility.
> We have concerns for future issues involving the merger of a previous
> vendor-neutral hosting facility company and another  telco provider.
> Any experiences or advice, on or off list, would be helpful.  Also,
> comments from regulatory geeks would be interesting as well.
> -cjp

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