Re: Sprint Depeering Timeframe

From: Marshall Eubanks (no email)
Date: Sun Nov 02 2008 - 12:40:01 EST

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    Between 13:07:00 and 18:08 EDT on Oct 30 2008.

    (Note the EDT, not EST.)

    That does not sound like it is consistent with your problem.

    Marshall

    On Nov 2, 2008, at 12:28 PM, Lorell Hathcock wrote:

    > All:
    >
    >
    >
    > I am trying to help a small ISP/cable operator in south Texas with
    > VOIP
    > customers. They are having VOIP problems and have been for about
    > three to
    > four weeks.
    >
    >
    >
    > A traceroute from the end users location reveals that their ATAs
    > traverse
    > Sprint's network on their way to the hosted VOIP provider. Working
    > with
    > providers at both ends provides reveals a willingness to point
    > fingers at
    > the IXC providers (Sprint and Level 3) Sprint and Level 3 have
    > examined
    > traceroutes and they have are satisfied that their networks aren't
    > to blame.
    >
    >
    >
    > I'm looking for a smoking gun and the Sprint depeering could fit the
    > crime
    > if the timeline works out. When did Sprint depeer?
    >
    >
    >
    > If this is at the root cause of the problem and I think it could be
    > if the
    > time lines match when the VOIP problems started, then it would fall
    > under
    > the category of why a routine roll out of hosted PBX / VOIP is a bad
    > idea.
    > It would help me point the customer towards a more secure solution
    > of a SIP
    > Trunk with transit specifically purchased from the VOIP provider to
    > the
    > cable head end where the CMTS resides.
    >
    >
    >
    > Thanks!
    >
    >
    >
    > Sincerely,
    >
    >
    >
    > Lorell Hathcock
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    >
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