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Re: Tier-1 without their own backbone?
From: Larry Rosenman <ler () lerctr org>
Date: Wed, 27 Aug 2003 16:00:35 -0500




--On Wednesday, August 27, 2003 15:53:44 -0500 John Palmer <nanog () adns net> wrote:


I hear that Level 3 is good but do they handle small stuff like T-1?
We may be looking to dual-home soon and will be looking around.
Remember, Level(3) bought (at least some of) genuity/bbn.

I was always impressed with the genuity folks. We just switched a DS3 to the
AS3356 backbone from AS1 on Monday.  Smoothest turn up I've ever had.

LER


----- Original Message -----
From: "Sean Crandall" <sean () megapath net>
To: "'Rick Ernst'" <erond () legendz com>; <nanog () merit edu>
Sent: Wednesday, August 27, 2003 15:48
Subject: RE: Tier-1 without their own backbone?



> One of the providers we are looking at is Level-3.  Any
> comments good/bad on
> reliability and clue?  We already have UU, Sprint, and AT&T.
> I also realize
> that the "they suck less" list changes continuously... :)

I have about 5 GB of IP transit connections from Level3 across 8 markets
(plus using their facilities for our backbone).  Level3 has been very
solid on the IP transit side.

MFN/AboveNet has also been very good to us.

-Sean

Sean P. Crandall
VP Engineering Operations
MegaPath Networks Inc.
6691 Owens Drive
Pleasanton, CA  94588
(925) 201-2530 (office)
(925) 201-2550 (fax)








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Larry Rosenman                     http://www.lerctr.org/~ler
Phone: +1 972-414-9812                 E-Mail: ler () lerctr org
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