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France-IX joins the MANRS initiative

France-IX joins the MANRS initiative

As part of its mission of constantly improving the quality of Internet, France-IX has naturally joined the MANRS (Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security) IXP programme after meeting a number of eligibility criteria, reflecting its long-term involvement in securing routing infrastructure. What is the purpose of this initiative? What are the actions involved and what is the overall impact on the community? Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS) is a global initiative, supported by the Internet Society, that provides…

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How Peering Helps Deliver the Internet in the Indian Ocean

How Peering Helps Deliver the Internet in the Indian Ocean

For most people, islands in the Indian Ocean invoke the idea of luxury holidays on tropical beaches – the last place we would want to be interrupted by a business email. But many people like to get online occasionally when on holiday and, of course, for the people who live and work on these islands, being able to use the Internet and connect to the web and cloud for work, education or leisure is just as important as it is…

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New France-IX board members: why not you?

New France-IX board members: why not you?

Dear France-IX Members, Our 2019 General Meeting is fast approaching along with the time for the vote, aiming to renew France-IX’s Board.  This year, one seat is available and France-IX is more determined than ever to provide an environment that supports equality and diversity, not only in terms of individual but also industry backgrounds. France-IX has always stood out by the wealth of its ecosystem made up with networks of all sizes and from all over the world, operating in…

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Conseil d’Administration France-IX : pourquoi pas vous ?

Conseil d’Administration France-IX : pourquoi pas vous ?

Chers Membres France-IX, Notre Assemblée Générale 2019 approche à grands pas et avec elle, le temps des élections visant à renouveler le Conseil d’Administration de France-IX. Cette année, un siège est à pourvoir et France-IX est plus déterminé que jamais à privilégier un environnement qui favorise l’égalité et la diversité, non seulement en termes de profils d’individus que de secteurs d’activité. France-IX se distingue par la richesse de son écosystème, composé de réseaux du monde entier de toutes tailles opérant…

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PeeringDB: a number of new features to support the platform’s growth

PeeringDB: a number of new features to support the platform’s growth

As a Gold Sponsor for the 4th consecutive year, France-IX has been fully committed to bring its support to PeeringDB, the non-profit database that has become essential for peering coordinators. The free resource available online gathers in one place all the information on interconnection facilities and IP networks worldwide, making it necessary to create and update your profile to wholly benefit from the interconnection opportunities. A PeeringDB record is indeed required by many networks to be able to peer with…

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PeeringDB : des nouveautés pour soutenir la croissance de la plateforme

PeeringDB : des nouveautés pour soutenir la croissance de la plateforme

En tant que Gold Sponsor pour la 4ème année consécutive, France-IX est pleinement engagé à apporter son soutien à PeeringDB, la base de données à but non lucratif devenue indispensable pour les coordinateurs de peering. Cette ressource en ligne gratuite regroupe en une seule interface toutes les informations sur les infrastructures d’interconnexion et les réseaux IP au niveau mondial, rendant ainsi nécessaire la création et la mise à jour de votre profil afin de pouvoir bénéficier complètement des opportunités en…

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[Vidéo] – Place de marché France-IX : la parole aux utilisateurs

[Vidéo] – Place de marché France-IX : la parole aux utilisateurs

La place de marché France-IX apporte une valeur ajoutée à tous les membres France-IX en leur permettant d’acheter des services autres que ceux fournis par France-IX, facilement et à moindre coût auprès des onze vendeurs présents sur la place de marché aujourd’hui. Deux ans après sa mise en place, nous avons recueilli à l’occasion de notre dernière Assemblée Générale des retours d’expérience directement de la part d’utilisateurs. Qui d’autre peut en effet mieux décrire l’expérience, les avantages et les solutions…

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[Video] France-IX marketplace: what the users say

[Video] France-IX marketplace: what the users say

The France-IX Marketplace adds value to all France-IX peering members by enabling them to buy IP related services other than those provided by France-IX easily, cost-effectively and in record activation times from the eleven sellers available on the Marketplace today. Two years after its introduction, we wanted to collect experiences directly from users on the occasion of our last General Meeting. Who else can indeed better describe the experience, benefits and solutions brought by the platform? Christophe Assens, Net1C CEO…

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Global Carrier Awards recognise France-IX as Best Internet Exchange challenger

Global Carrier Awards recognise France-IX as Best Internet Exchange challenger

IXP makes shortlist after entering category for first time Following our success at the Global Carrier Awards 2017, where we won Best Internet Exchange Innovation, we decided to enter the Best Internet Exchange category at this year’s awards. It was the first time we had ever entered this most prestigious category and we were delighted when it was announced that we had made the shortlist. This meant the judging panel of industry experts, telecoms analysts and the senior editorial team…

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RIPE 76: we made history together

RIPE 76: we made history together

RIPE 76, which was held in Marseille from 14 to 18 May 2018, was an event that broke all records. As a co-host, we felt honoured to help the RIPE NCC and proud to have contributed to the biggest RIPE meeting in history. Record number of total attendees (737 coming from 57 countries), record number of first time attendees (200), record number of French attendees (104 attendees, representing 14% of the audience and the 2nd largest country represented, i.e. a…

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