Evaluating Tier 1 Internet providers

William Herrin bill at herrin.us
Wed Aug 28 02:33:52 UTC 2013


On Tue, Aug 27, 2013 at 3:02 PM, Eric Louie <elouie at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Based on various conversation threads on Nanog I've come up with a few
> criteria for evaluating Tier 1 providers.  I'm open to add other criteria -
> what would you add to this list?
>
> BGP Peering relationships

Peering policy. A tier 1 with an open peering policy would get all my
money. Even a semi-open policy (bring your network to any of these
neutral locations at your cost and we'll peer settlement-free for our
regional routes) would be worth encouraging through the purchase of
transit services.

Regards,
Bill Herrin


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