Originally Posted by eth00
The important thing to realize is what it is sold as, by looking at your post they appear to be selling shared bandwidth. That just means you are probably not going to be guaranteed to sustain 20Mbps 24/7 which is what you would be getting if you purchased bandwidth directly from a provider (cogent, lvl3, etc).
So you think they're selling 'shared dedicated' lines? I suppose that would make sense given their price, which is astounding I think for the complete package including the 20Mbps line.
It didn't really make too much sense to me, but that does seem like a viable explanation. CalPOP (please stay away from them, however, they are severely invompetent and nearly destroyed my business. It was like they migh have well been my enemy instead of my DC) is ofer now 3,300Gb transfer burstable, which is a 10Mbps live equivalent, but you get that burst benefit.
I think these are interesrting bandwidth solutions; I'd like to see more companies go this route to find out where things settle in.
These two companies appread to be trying to give the best of both worlds in a hybrid bandwidth fashion, but from the two opposite directions - CalPOP from burstable, and ServerWizards from dedicated.
This may be a major industry change coming up, and I think it show a lot of promise for many applications. I would be wonderful if DC's started using four options for bandwidth provision
2) Burstable hyrbid - like whatCalPOP is doing
3) Dedciated hybrid - like what ServerWizards is doing
Hmmm... warrents a new topic, I think.