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Elephant in the room - Akamai



Yes inbound.  The patterns are not typical, we are talking gigs of traffic
moved off of the IX side and onto our DIA side.  They have reached out to
me already.  Will see what happens.  Will post follow-up.


On Thu, Dec 5, 2019 at 3:15 AM Bryan Holloway <bryan at shout.net> wrote:

>
> On 12/5/19 8:48 AM, Matthew Petach wrote:
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Dec 4, 2019, 19:05 Kaiser, Erich <erich at gotfusion.net
> > <mailto:erich at gotfusion.net>> wrote:
> >
> >     Lets talk Akamai
> >
> >
> > [...]
> >
> >
> >     The last two nights the traffic levels to them has skyrocketed as
> well.
> >
> >     Any insight?
> >
> >
> >     Erich Kaiser
> >     The Fusion Network
> >
> >
> > As a CDN, I would usually expect to see traffic *from* Akamai to be the
> > large direction.
> >
> > If you're seeing your traffic *to* them skyrocketing, are you sure you
> > aren't carrying DDoS attack traffic at them?
> >
> > CDNs aren't known for being large traffic sinks.   ^_^;;
> >
> > Matt
>
>
> I think he meant inbound (from). We also saw the same thing.
>
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