Internap route optimization
chip.gwyn at gmail.com
Thu Nov 5 12:18:08 UTC 2015
Just to be clear, Internap's solution doesn't use "more specifics" to steer
traffic. The mechanisms in place to protect yourself from normal route
leaking should apply just the same.
On Thu, Nov 5, 2015 at 5:01 AM, Christopher Morrow <morrowc.lists at gmail.com>
> 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 web2objects.com> 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
> > 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
> > 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
> > 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
Just my $.02, your mileage may vary, batteries not included, etc....
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