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Technical report 2nd semester 2017

Technical report 2nd semester 2017

The end of 2017 was rich in deployments and new developments at France-IX. Below are the main actions undertaken during the second half of the year: —– 1 – New Paris backbone infrastructure deployment After having performed an intensive POC and fixed a severe bug with Extreme, we finished the deployment of the SLX-9850-8 boxes in the core infrastructure (Interxion PAR5 and Telehouse 2 PoP). This new infrastructure permits to address the increasing demand of 100G customer’s ports on main PoPs. We have also finalized…

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The future of IXP’s will be service driven

The future of IXP’s will be service driven

The future of internet exchange points is collaboration, “the point is not to be the biggest, it’s to be clever enough to make sure you facilitate the entry of a new network, instead of wanting to be the only one connecting this new network,” says France-IX CEO, Franck Simon. It’s been a good year for France-IX. The company has been successful in attracting a number of corporate companies, in addition to CDN’s (content delivery networks) and ISP’s (internet service providers)…

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Developing IXPs in Africa: Why it’s important and how it offers potential for growth

Developing IXPs in Africa: Why it’s important and how it offers potential for growth

Second only to Asia in landmass and population size, Africa is currently home to 1.216 billion people. That massive population is also young as 40 percent is less than 14 years old. UNICEF predicts that by 2050, 25 percent of all the people in the world (and 40 percent of the world’s youth) will be African . These young people are, like Millennials in Europe or the US, the online generation,which has helped increase the number of subscriptions to mobile…

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Technical Quarterly Update Q2’17

Technical Quarterly Update Q2’17

The main actions undertaken during that time include the following:   1- New Paris backbone infrastructure renewal with 3 main phases (RFP selection, POC and deployment): RFPs: 3 RFPs have been launched based on technical compliance and cost competitiveness with the following results:    Dark fibers: the main goal was to rebuild a dual core backbone (Telehouse 2 and Interxion PAR5) with every edge PoP dual attached to the core. Five new dark fibers have been deployed with new providers (IELO-LIAZO and…

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Back to the RIPE trainings hosted by France-IX Marseille

Back to the RIPE trainings hosted by France-IX Marseille

On May 31, June 1 and 2, France-IX hosted 2 RIPE Training Courses: LIR and RIPE database, and BGP operation and security training course. We want to thank the RIPE NCC Training Services, the Business and Management School in Marseille EMD and the Aix-Marseille French Tech for their support, as well as our 2 datacenter partners Interxion and Jaguar Network for our joint social events, and last but not least the 22 participants from Marseille, Toulon, Lyon, Toulouse, Nice, Paris…

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Zoom on Capacity Middle East 2017

Zoom on Capacity Middle East 2017

In March, I was invited to speak as part of a panel at the Capacity Middle East conference in Dubai. Now in its 13th year, Capacity Middle East is the largest gathering of Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 carriers and service providers in the Middle East. The panel in question was called: Fast-Tracking Digital Content Delivery & services Across the Middle East. With a senior analyst from Telegeography, Erik Kreifeldt, as moderator, the various panellists who included Ivo…

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If you peer in Paris, why peer in Marseille?

If you peer in Paris, why peer in Marseille?

France-IX Paris (created in 2010, total of 330 AS) is more established than France-IX Marseille (created in 2013, total of 33 AS), there is no doubt about that. We even believe that in the long term, France-IX Marseille will always count less members than France-IX Paris but will exceed Paris in term of traffic.   The difference lies in the geographic location and the addressable market of each community. Peering in Paris has been historical and attracts a wide variety…

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