In search of uplink vendor

Justin M. Streiner streiner at
Thu Jan 12 13:01:58 UTC 2012

On Thu, 12 Jan 2012, Paul Kaminsky wrote:

> We are at a stage where we need an all-out uplink vendor to fuel our business endeavor. The bells and whistles we need are:
> 1. 1 Gbps link with complete block of UDP/ICMP protocol
> 2. BGP session with our AS
> 3. Ability to blackhole (no route to host) by /32 prefix
> 4. Presence in Equinix SV1 or SV5 (San Jose) DC's - this is not mandatory, we're open for suggestions
> If you feel your company measures up or is a cut above the rest, please 
>get in touch with us to discuss the specific details.

Note: I am not a vendor.

One question:
1. Not knowing anything about your business, is there a specific reason 
that you want "a complete block of UDP/ICMP protocol"?  That can be 
problematic with IPv4, and downright foolish with IPv6.


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