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2020 In Review – the Numbers at INEX

Reviewing 2020 traffic volumes, INEX has now entered the exabyte category with 1.181 EB of traffic flowing over the exchange during the year which was an increase from 724.744 PB in 2019. A year when global events created a significant rise in internet traffic, many members chose to upgrade their connectivity to the exchange. The […]

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IXP Manager Now Powering Peering at 130 IXPs Globally

100 User Milestone Passed in Style 130 IXPs globally are now Powering Peering with IXP Manager, making it the largest and most used peering platform in the world. These IXPs incorporate 7,561 individual switch ports peering over the IXP Manager platform around the world, delivering a total connected capacity exceeding 73 Terabits/sec. There are 3,720 […]

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IPv6 – INEX CTO Talk for IT@Cork

At the recent event on IPv6 hosted by the team at IT@Cork, INEX CTO, Nick Hilliard gave a presentation – an Introduction to IPv6 which was alongside a talk from founder and Managing Director of CloudCIX, Jerry Sweeney on Getting Ready for IPv6 Binary and Hexadecimal Addressing. These talks are an excellent introduction for those […]

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New Look Website for IXP Manager

92 IXPs around the world are Powering Peering with IXP Manager 110 community individuals have contributed to the IXP Manager project through GitHub 104 software releases over ten years  New website located at https://www.ixpmanager.org/ There are almost one hundred internet exchange points (IXPs) around the world that are Powering Peering using IXP Manager, including INEX where the platform was first developed. In recognition of this […]

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OECD Report – April 2020

The OECD has released a report in recent days “Keeping the internet up and running during times of crisis” which has taken a look at the impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic and subsequent lock-down of countries on internet networks.  Overall, it communicates that the internet in general has withstood the demands placed upon it, thus far, and […]

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Covid-19 Planning and Response

Top Line Data for Covid-19 at INEX: Core capacity of the INEX network increased by 30% 20% traffic growth since the lockdown 30% extra port capacity provisioned for members A record level of traffic (482Gbits) over INEX was recorded on March 24th, coinciding with An Taoiseach’s address to the nation. INEX began planning around the […]

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