[menog] Connection to ANKABUT

Jim Mercer jim at reptiles.org
Sun Mar 21 04:03:59 GMT 2010

On Sat, Mar 20, 2010 at 08:11:28AM -0400, Kemp Watson wrote:
> We are a medical imaging company in Toronto, and would like to connect to
> the new ANKABUT network via New York, and possibly London; we are already on
> the NREN networks via CANARIE in Canada, and are looking for redundancy in
> our connection.
> Further, we would like to place a machine in the Middle East, to act as a
> cache, and would operate BGP from that point.
> Is anyone here able to assist?

is there anything like a "carrier hotel" in the middle east?

i would have thought that etisalat would have one near EMIX, but i was never
able to find a contact to tell me yes/no.

my thinking would be that Fujairah, UAE would be ideal, maybe Dubai, as it
seems to be a common landing point for alot of international fiber.

Jim Mercer        jim at reptiles.org        +92 336 520-4504
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