Buying IP Bandwidth Across a Peering Exchange

Colton Conor colton.conor at gmail.com
Wed Nov 26 15:15:16 UTC 2014


Well, we would have a BGP router in another town. Then get a wave from a
transport provider from the other town to the town that equinix or the
peering exchange was located at. The cross connect would go from the
transport providers Z location to the port on the exchange. I have
confirmed that Equinix is willing to sell us a port on the exchange even if
we don't have a physical presence there.

On Wed, Nov 26, 2014 at 8:45 AM, <Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu> wrote:

> On Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:34:14 -0500, Eric Van Tol said:
> > but I know at one time they required a physical presence in the in the
> IDC
> > for an Exchange cross-connect.
>
> At the risk of being snarky, if somebody doesn't have a presence where do
> you connect the other end of the cross-connect cable? :)
>
> (Note that's different than "I'm in a PoP on the west side of town, and
> the logical place to land my uplink is blade 2, port 3 of a router
> belonging
> to $upstream over on the east side of town" - that's an external connection
> not a cross-connect)
>


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