Buying IP Bandwidth Across a Peering Exchange

Chris Rogers crogers at
Tue Nov 25 18:56:56 UTC 2014

I know a couple networks that offer to sell transit over exchanges that
permit it, but require that you take a private VLAN on the exchange.

Some exchanges offer private VLANs, others don't.

Chris Rogers
+1.302.357.3696 x2110

On Tue, Nov 25, 2014 at 1:51 PM, Nick Hilliard <nick at> wrote:

> On 25/11/2014 18:47, Colton Conor wrote:
> > Is this possible?
> it depends.  Some transit providers will decline to do this because it can
> impact on their margin.  Most IXPs don't have a problem with it, but some
> do - although it's not clear how they can tell which packets are transit
> and which are peering.
> Nick

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