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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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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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Rapport technique Q2 2018

Rapport technique Q2 2018

Voici le rapport technique pour le deuxième trimestre 2018, qui résume les opérations passées et en cours sur l’infrastructure France-IX : —- Renouvellement du backbone à Paris : – Migration du PoP Equinix PA6 : Les membres à PA6 ont bénéficié d’une migration vers un châssis Extreme SLX-9850, version 8 slots, afin de fournir davantage de ports 100G. La solution Coriant Groove G30, des boîtes optiques DWDM, ont été installées afin de délivrer une capacité de 2x400G entre PA6 et les…

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Q2 2018 technical update

Q2 2018 technical update

Below is our technical report for the second quarter of 2018, summarising past and current operations on France-IX’s infrastructure: —- Paris Backbone upgrades: – Equinix PA6 PoP migration: PA6 members have been moved to an Extreme SLX-9850 chassis, 8 slots version, in order to provide more 100G ports. Coriant Groove G30, DWDM optical boxes, have been installed to provide 2x400G of capacity between PA6 and PAR5/TH2 core PoPs. 400G between PA6 and TH2 are already available, 400G between PA6 and…

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Expereo offers France-IX members a free trial of its BGP Optimisation solution

Expereo offers France-IX members a free trial of its BGP Optimisation solution

France-IX members have the option to test the XCA Edge BGP Optimisation software toolkit for their network, for free, without any purchasing commitment towards this Marketplace partner. Created and developed in France, the XCA Edge tool was originally called Border 6 NSI, before Border 6 was acquired by the network management company Expereo. For the interested France-IX members, no physical network changes are required, just a VLAN and some basic configuration are needed to set up the service. XCA Edge…

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Expereo propose aux membres France-IX de tester gratuitement une solution d’optimisation de leur routage BGP

Expereo propose aux membres France-IX de tester gratuitement une solution d’optimisation de leur routage BGP

Les membres France-IX ont la possibilité de tester la solution « XCA Edge BGP Optimisation », de façon entièrement gratuite, sans aucun engagement d’achat auprès de ce partenaire disponible sur la place de marché France-IX. Crée et développé en France, l’outil XCA Edge était initialement connu sous le nom « Border 6 NSI » avant que Border 6 ne soit racheté par la société de management de réseau Expereo. Pour les membres intéressés, aucun changement de réseau physique ne sera nécessaire, seulement un VLAN…

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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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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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