Streamcore uses Fortress connections to multiple backbone providers, and peering with many carriers on a regional and international basis, allows it to easily reach remote networks even in the case where a NAP may be unhealthy, or when a specific backbone connection is down. Intelligent routing decisions can always be made; for example, if we are trying to reach a remote network which is on the Sprint network, there's no reason to send it out to UUNET first.
By placing core nodes with quality providers, the Data Center is guaranteed a level of competent service. All of the network's core nodes employ SONET networks, which essentially provides a dual-redundant, counter-rotating ring technology, and in the event of a fiber cut, the SONET will automatically heal itself.
The facility staff work around the clock to ensure that the network is operating at optimum state. They continually review collected statistics to watch for traffic trends so that we can react with the proper routing adjustments and bandwidth addition.