France-IX, Newsletter N°25

New Year Party 2014

New year party picture
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On January 22nd, 2014, France-IX hosted a party to welcome 2014 in style. Over a hundred people were present to celebrate the event.

This party, sponsored by Border6 and ProLabs, was the perfect opportunity for the team to thank its members and partners for their support over the years and to wish them well in 2014.

Announcements were made about new services to be launched this year such as the marketplace.

Case study IX Reach

Ruth-Plater IX-Reach
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In 2012, France-IX launched the reseller programme, enabling operators to connect their customers to our internet exchange. Since then seven partners have joined the programme and have been contributing to the growth of France-IX by connecting new networks, often originating from far away geographically.

Because it is important to know the different types of members connected to France-IX, we publish a series of case studies highlighting the various profiles of networks.

This month, the spotlight is on IX Reach, currently the best performing reseller partner of France-IX.

Head of Marketing Ruth Plater explains why IX Reach was among the first to join the program and what she thinks the future holds for remote peering at France-IX.

Action plan - step 2

Primier étape plan d'action France-IX

As announced in action plan released in October 2013 France-IX plans on deploying the 100G technology over the infrastructure. In that purpose, two calls for tender have been issued

  • The first is to upgrade the fibre optic infrastructure which interconnects France-IX PoPs.
  • The second is about the purchase and maintenance of switches and routers, as part of the equipment renewal of France-IX's network core.

After studying the proposals from equipment vendors, France-IX will make decisions in March to roll out the new fibers and switches during Q2 2014.

Upcoming events

Apricot 2014
From Monday 24th to friday 28th February 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand.
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Apricot 2014

Peering Day 2014
From Monday 3dr to Tuesday 4th March 2014 in Vienna, Austria.
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Peering Day 2014

Latest connections

Organisation (ASN) POP Traffic
Anexia (42473) Telehouse 2 100 Mbps
NFrance (15826) Telehouse 2 200 Mbps
PacWan (8310) Telehouse 2 100 Mbps

Upgrades

Organisation (ASN) POP Traffic
Completel (12670) Telehouse 2 2 Gbit/s > 10 Gbit/s
L'odyssée interactive jeuxvideo.com (35717 ) Telehouse 2 2 Gbit/s > 10 Gbit/s
Rentabiliweb Telecom (16080) Telecitygroup Condorcet
Telehouse 2
200 Mbps
2 Gbps
Schneider Electric (35717 ) Interxion 5 200 Mbps > 1 Gbps
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