The BigScoots Network

Our high-performance, fully redundant network utilizes routing and switching products from the top leaders in the industry. We provide the best network equipment (carrier grade Cisco and Juniper) to help optimize overall network and routing performance, and provide the lowest latency and jitter. This is perfect for trading, voice services, and game service providers. A fully redundant 10 Gigabit Ethernet infrastructure is used across the entire core of the network to reduce the risks of internal congestion due to DDoS attacks and to maintain optimal flexibility and performance.

Our network is fully meshed, using OSPF, and redundant with a wide selection of backbone providers, and supplemented by our peering network which consists of over 100 direct peering relationships including Amazon, Facebook, Cox Communications, Cablevision, and many, many more. We took care in choosing our carriers; our research showed them to be some of the fastest and most reliable networks available, resulting in us utilizing some of the largest carriers in the world, like Level3, NTT, and Tata. Since 2009, our data center has been a leader in IPv6 connectivity allowing all of our customers to take advantage of the new features and advantages of IPv6.

level3

Level(3) is one of the world's largest and most reliable carriers. Nine out of ten of the world's largest telecom carriers all continue to use Level(3) services, as do five of the top six U.S. Internet Service Providers, and nine out of ten of the largest European telecom carriers. The company operates a 22,500 mile broadband fiber optic network in 72 US markets and 20 European markets.

gtt networks

GTT is the combination of Tinet's extensive Tier 1 network which includes over 100 IP/MPLS PoPs covering the most Europe, the USA, Canada and APAC and GTT's extensive legacy-free IP backbone. Based on the amount of Internet traffic on GTT's IP backbone, it is among the largest Internet carriers worldwide: the company operates one of the top 5 IP network backbones and one of the largest IPv6 networks worldwide.

tata communications

Tata Communications is a global telecommunications based out of Mumbai, India that owns it's own extensive international and submarine cable network. Their extensive assets through the world, including most of Asia and Africa, with a stronghold in many emerging markets. The Tata Global Network includes one of the most advanced and largest submarine cable networks, a Tier-1 IP network, with connectivity to more than 200 countries and territories across 400 PoPs.

ntt communications

NTT Communications is the international and long distance service arm of NTT (Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation), one of the largest telecommunications companies in the world. NTT's extensive global infrastructure covers over 150 countries and a Tier 1 IP backbone connected with major ISPs worldwide, as well as secure data centres in Asia, North America and Europe. In 2009, NTT Corp. was ranked 44th in Fortune's Global 500 list with operating revenues of more than $103 billion.

equinix communications

Equinix Exchange™ aggregates thousands of peering sessions onto a shared fabric, connecting peers at 19 Internet Exchange Point (IXP) locations in 17 global metro areas. The service lowers overall IP transit costs and delivers enhanced end-to-end network performance, speed, and reliability.

cogent communications

Cogent Communications Cogent is one of the world's largest Internet Service Providers, delivering high quality Internet, Ethernet and Colocation services to over 44,600 Enterprise and NetCentric customers. Cogent serves over 190 markets in 38 countries across its facilities-based, all-optical IP network.

*All carrier connections are 10 GigE (10,000 Mbit/sec)

Network Test

Server Location: Chicago, IL
Test IPv4: 208.100.4.54
Test IPv6: 2607:f128:1:3::d
Test files: 100MB 1000MB
Your IP Address: 54.145.148.103
Network tests

Pure SSD vs. SSD Accelerated

Pure SSD Storage


Services with Pure SSD Storage can deliver extremely high random as well as sequential reads and writes offering ultra-high disk performance. This means that whether you are running a basic Wordpress website, a high stress database or application, enjoy a very large number of concurrent visitors on a regular basis, or anything in between, big or small, a Pure SSD service will increase its performance.

Our Pure SSD servers have at least 128GB RAM and 32 CPU cores utilizing only the latest enterprise grade, highly redundant equipment. The SSD drives themselves yield upwards of 150,000 IOPS each and are configured in a redundant hardware RAID10 cached environment. With the much higher hardware cost, you sacrifice capacity for performance.



SSD Accelerated Storage


Services with SSD Accelerated Storage provide far higher than average disk performance with the added benefit of maintaining the disk capacity of traditional drives. Standard workloads such as small traffic websites, production webservers or mid-traffic database driven sites that require higher storage than our Pure SSD solutions offer are ideal candidates.

Our SSD Accelerated services are built using the latest LSI CacheCade technology[!]. CacheCade works by having a SSD array, otherwise known as flash cache in front of the primary disk array thereby accelerating all incoming reads and writes. It dynamically keeps the hottest (most accessed) data stored on the SSD array so you can be sure that your most critical parts of your website or application are always moving at near-SSD speeds. While significantly faster than non-SSD accelerated hosting environments, there is still a performance decrease from our Pure SSD solutions – you are sacrificing performance for added storage.

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