[talk] NYC ISP recommendations
assaf at eml.cc
Thu Jun 5 12:11:01 EDT 2014
Have had great luck with Cogent as my primary. My office is just under
40 People and we have a 100MB Netro fiber connection. Only 10 minutes of
downtime in the last 2 years.
assaf at eml.cc
On Wed, Jun 4, 2014, at 05:51 PM, Charles Sprickman wrote:
> On Jun 4, 2014, at 10:06 AM, George Rosamond
> <george at ceetonetechnology.com> wrote:
> > Henry Mendez:
> >> Hi all,
> >> Sorry this isn't BSD related, but I wondering if anyone has any
> >> recommendations for ISPs in NYC. This is for an office for ~40 people.
> >> We currently use TimeWarner and recently the service has been, well...shit.
> >> I've used Cogent in the past, and was happy with their service, but I'm
> >> curious to what the collective have to say.
> >> Any info would be much appreciated.
> > Ha... this has come up before.. probably for a reason.
> > Is TWC the worst provider in Manhattan? Survey says...
> > I know Charles is on-list from Bway.. but I know there's older threads
> > on this, but we should make it a regular thread since it's always in flux.
> Were always adding new last-mile options, particularly on the
> business side.
> IPv4 and IPv6, both with two transit providers (not to bash on
> cogent, but when they have a peering dispute, you dont have any way
> to route around that, those issues dont affect us).
> And unlike our Verizon friends, we will not choke your Netflix,
> Google or Amazon (CLOUD!) traffic. We dont have a giant captive
> audience of eyeballs like TWC or VZ, so peering is a benefit to us,
> not a lost revenue stream.
> Im not totally comfortable pimping here, but if anyone wants to chat
> about megaproviders vs. local providers without actually speaking
> of Bway.net directly, thats always an interesting conversation.
> > g
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