woody at pch.net
Sat Aug 10 23:21:36 UTC 2013
>> Does anyone see value in putting a open exchange point in one federal in
>> Springfield, MA?
> Springfield, Mass.? Can't hurt…
Agreed. There's essentially no reason not to put in an exchange, anywhere three or more ISPs are present.
> There's also Boston Internet Exchange which has been slowly picking up
> steam, over at 1 Summer; you may want to look into remote interconnection.
That's 90 miles away, so I'd recommend not trying to extend their switch fabric that far. If you were considering a second exchange in Boston, I'd definitely recommend using the same switch fabric for both locations, but not at 90 miles of remove. That would put a pretty big burden on the smaller ISPs that are likely to be participating in Springfield.
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