Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
Mon Jan 21 10:31:48 UTC 2013

On Mon, 21 Jan 2013 09:17:48 +0000, Carlos Alcantar said:

> I would agree here cross connects.  We pay 15x more in cross connects per
> month then we do in just the space/power.  We actually pulled out of a
> colo once our contract came to terms with one of the large colo providers
> because of the extortion cross connect fees.  It's an issue when a cross
> connect within the same room cost more then the loop going 100 miles away.
>  I sometimes question if the colo providers even understand our industry.

Oh, they understand full well.  Considering that they talked you into
signing a contract that included "extortion cross connect fees", and they
in general get away with it - a case can be made that they understand
the industry better than you do. :)
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