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IP Transit with
anti-DDoS protection

IP Transit service accessible through the France-IX platform

Benefit from a highly resilient IP Transit service from your France-IX connection port(s)!

  • Based on a Tier 1 quality player: Orange 5511;
  • Ultra-fast delivery in 3 days;
  • Redundancy with two 100 Gbps accesses on 2 different PoPs
  • Can be completed by peering on the same port or on a dedicated one;
  • Metro or National access thanks to the redundant network
  • From 100 Mbps to 100 Gbps without “rate-limit”, flexible offers; 
  • SLA service quality commitment;
  • Optional anti-DDoS protection;
  • RPKI routing security;
  • 24x7 NOC with France-IX’s expertise and privileged access to Orange support.

Availability commitment

  • Report of SLAs in the Orange 5511 Transit contract;
  • 99.95% availability and up to 100% if the customer is dually attached to 2 PoPs on the France-IX infrastructure
  • GTR of 4h;
  • Packets losses < 0.1%.

Anti-DDoS Protection

  • Anti-DDoS filtering: filtering carried out and triggered by France-IX;
  • Orange can absorb a large load and mitigate at several locations around the world;
  • Reactive support from France-IX during mitigation operations;
  • Mitigation service availability: 99.999%.


France-IX transit AS: AS39801


  • Dual attachment to Orange 5511 (OTI) on two different France-IX equipment at Telehouse 2 and Interxion PAR5;
  • Two 100G ports with OTI.

A transport service, Direct Path, enabling access to the Transit IP service from another Metro or National PoP.

Customer requirements

  • The customer must have resources allocated by a RIR (Regional Internet Registry):
    • ASN;
    • IP prefixes (IPv4 and IPv6).
  • The customer is present on one of the France-IX PoP or uses a France-IX reseller to reach a France-IX PoP;
  • The customer has a crossconnect to interconnect to the France-IX infrastructure with a 10G, 100G or 400G;
  • The customer has a router supporting a BGP full view;
  • The customer has BGP skills, he signs its RPKI/ROA and IRR prefixes;
  • Best practices: 
    • MANRS;
    • PeeringDB.

Technical description

  • Configuration of the customer port: (802.1Q);
  • A VLAN is configured, on a new port or on an existing one (like a PNI-VLAN/CUG, etc.);
  • BGP Interconnection, Max prefix:
    • IPv4: /31;
    • IPv6: /127;
  • IRR/ROA filtering;
  • BPG communities made available to the customer;
  • Looking glass made available to provide information.

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