Vancouver IXP - VanTX - BCNet

William F. Maton Sotomayor wmaton at
Wed Aug 21 17:15:38 UTC 2013

On Wed, 21 Aug 2013, Randy Bush wrote:

> and i would add carrier neutrality, i can haul fiber from anyone into
> the exchange.  this is pretty critical in the exchanges where i have
> played.

Facility neutrality especially.  If the IXP is inside a non-neutral DC, 
it and its peers are always under constant threat of being squeezed out or 
shutdown by any number of circumstances.  If the co-lo business were 
separate from the facility business, it may be a better environment since 
the IXP could convince the facility to host it, which the co-lo business 
could then be attracted to.  All depends on the circumstances and 


More information about the NANOG mailing list