Question on peering strategies

Ken Chase math at
Mon May 23 22:24:13 UTC 2016

And what benefit is there to this 'public' vlan service? A shared vlan between
all participants (with some well organized numbering/indexing scheme)?

TorIX (Toronto) is about to have an AGM here and this VLAN thing which has
been in the air for 3 years will certainly be brought up again.


On Mon, May 23, 2016 at 07:19:03PM +0100, Marty Strong via NANOG said:
  >The usefulness of an elastic fabric as far as I can see it are:
  >- Can give you a private VLAN to some *cloud* providers that provide direct access to them in some other fashion than peering (assumedly for enterprises)
  >- Is spread across multiple buildings across a metro area
  >- Is elastic so can be divided between different services for different time periods
  >In a traditional peering sense it doesn???t really offer much value.
  >Just my two pence.
  >Marty Strong

Ken Chase - Guelph Canada

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