Internap route optimization

Christopher Morrow morrowc.lists at
Thu Nov 5 10:01:35 UTC 2015

Also, please, if you use one of this sort of device filter your
prefixes toward your customers/peers/transits... Do not be the next
person to leak their internap-box-routes to the world, m'kay? :)

On Thu, Nov 5, 2015 at 8:53 PM, Fred Hollis <fred at> wrote:
> Hi,
> No particular experience with Internaps optimization...however I wouldn't be
> that sure if I would use it within our networks, because you always have the
> conflict of this not being their core business as they want to sell their
> optimized IP transit.
> However, some time ago we tried Border6 in an evaluation and then finally
> put it into production. Not only the optimization is nice, but the reporting
> is so extremely detailed making it very transparent where the transit has
> congestion issues and which prefix is routed (in and out) through which
> upstream.
> For sure traffic engineering/optimization is not a trivial task but requires
> deep thinking and understanding of the whole BGP and routing picture.
> On 05.11.2015 at 09:03 Paras wrote:
>> Does anyone know or have any experience with Internap's route
>> optimization? Is it any good?
>> I've heard of competing solutions as well, such as the one provided by
>> Noction.
>> Thanks for your input,
>> Paras

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