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Rapport technique trimestriel Q1 2018

Rapport technique trimestriel Q1 2018

Le temps est venu de dévoiler notre rapport technique pour le premier trimestre 2018. Voici les principales actions entreprises sur l’infrastructure France-IX au cours de la période : —– Filtrage RPKI ROA / IRR sur les serveurs de routes :  Un filtrage strict basé sur les états de validation IRR et ROA a été activé au niveau des serveurs de routes. Toutes les informations utiles sont listées ici : https://www.franceix.net/fr/technical/france-ix-route-servers. Il est également possible de vérifier le nombre de routes filtrées via…

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Technical report Q1 2018

Technical report Q1 2018

Time has come to share our technical update for the first quarter of 2018. Below are the main actions undertaken on France-IX’s infrastructure during the period: —– RPKI ROA/IRR filtering on route servers:  Strict filtering based on IRR and ROA validation states has been activated on route servers. You can find all the useful information here: https://www.franceix.net/en/technical/france-ix-route-servers/ and check the amount of filtered routes through this link: https://tools.franceix.net/looking-glass QoS specifications: Specifications describing how France-IX aims to provide the best quality…

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5 reasons why you should definitely attend the RIPE 76 in Marseille

5 reasons why you should definitely attend the RIPE 76 in Marseille

Do we still have to introduce the RIPE (European IP Networks)? The organisation was created in 1989, when a group of Europe-based IP network providers decided to meet on a regular basis in order to share experiences and ensure the technical and administrative coordination necessary to drive the Internet forward. What a long way we have come since then… while the Internet has invaded every aspect of our lives, the RIPE meetings have grown alike: from a handful of providers…

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5 raisons de vous rendre absolument au RIPE 76 à Marseille

5 raisons de vous rendre absolument au RIPE 76 à Marseille

Est-il encore nécessaire de présenter le RIPE (Réseaux IP Européens) ? L’organisation est créée en 1989, lorsqu’un ensemble d’opérateurs de réseaux IP basés en Europe décident de se réunir régulièrement afin de partager leur expérience et d’assurer la coordination technique et administrative nécessaire à l’essor de l’Internet. Que de chemin parcouru depuis… alors qu’Internet a désormais envahi tous les aspects de notre quotidien, les réunions du RIPE se sont elles aussi développées : d’une poignée d’opérateurs au départ, ces événements réunissent aujourd’hui…

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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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