Question on peering strategies
math at sizone.org
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.
Ken Chase - Guelph Canada
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