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Re: Miami
From: Bill Fumerola <billf () chimesnet com>
Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2000 15:42:01 -0400

On Thu, Oct 12, 2000 at 08:11:33PM +0100, Simon Lockhart wrote:

I am doing some research on connecting in Miami.  Does anyone have an
opinion on how well L3 Xroads is doing there?

Is the L3 Xroads much more than just a novel way to sell transit? I know 
L3 try to promote it as a "peering point" a-like, but I'm not convinced.

My understanding of it is that people who want to be at the datacenter just
for inter-customer communication can do so and be charged less then those
who want to purchase full transit.

In practice I don't know how many people actually do this (which limits
its usefulness greatly). I'd love for level3-southfield(detroit) to turn
into a place where local michigan people all drop a circuit into and
keep traffic out of chicago.

Bill Fumerola - Network Architect, BOFH / Chimes, Inc.
                billf () chimesnet com / billf () FreeBSD org

Disclaimer: my employer is a level3 customer and I am a customer of
someone who uses level3 dtw for transit. I'm speaking on my own behalf.

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