Cogent Router code updates during height of ecommerce season?

Jared Mauch jared at
Thu Dec 8 17:25:09 UTC 2016

> On Dec 8, 2016, at 11:09 AM, Drew Weaver <drew.weaver at> wrote:
> Hello,
> Over the last several days we have had interruptions at multiple times in our service with Cogent due to them performing router code updates on multiple nodes. I know that some companies put these sorts of updates on hold during the holiday season but I was wondering if anyone has heard of any unannounced security flaws that only larger companies such as Cogent would be privy to?
> I am certain that if you have heard of these flaws you cannot post the details but a simple yes or no about the existence of such a thing is plenty for me.

Nothing I’m aware of.  I know we are rolling new XR releases as well this season to address operational issues we’ve been having.  I expect they are doing similar for their platforms, etc.

- Jared

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