[AusNOG] [Fwd: Re: Go Vocus (Sad pants for AAPT)]

Mark Prior mrp at mrp.net
Thu Apr 2 22:56:31 EST 2009

Mark Smith wrote:

> I've understood bilateral peering was usually driven by roughly equal 
> exchanged traffic rates, not so much purely reachable IP addresses or AS 
> interconnectedness. Or, more broadly, an equal exchange of value between 
> each of the peers (financial, reachability etc.)

That's how it normally works.

> So if AAPT are refusing to peer with Vocus, it would seem that AAPT 
> don't think they'd be receiving approximately equal value for what 
> they'd be providing.

I think that the current management at AAPT are in denial :-)


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