Peering and Network Cost

Grzegorz Janoszka Grzegorz at
Wed Apr 15 20:12:18 UTC 2015

On 2015-04-15 19:50, Max Tulyev wrote:
> transit cost is lowering close to peering cost, so it is doubghtful
> economy on small channels. If you don't live in
> Amsterdam/Frankfurt/London - add the DWDM cost from you to one of major
> IX. That's the magic.
> In large scale peering is still efficient. It is efficient on local
> traffic which is often huge.

Even in the three cities you mentioned peering on small scale is usually 
not cheaper at all or only very little.

Please keep in mind that some companies peer despite it offers no 
savings for them and at the end of the day it might be even more 
expensive. They do it because of performance and reliability reasons.

Grzegorz Janoszka

More information about the NANOG mailing list