IXP Best Practices

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Introduction

As at July 2015, there are known shortcomings to how the SIXP operates. With the assistance of PCH, the SdNOG team will host this workshop on IXP best practices as a pre-cursor to the SdNOG-2 event. It is intended that the event will attract the key stakeholders for the SIXP, as well as the relevant participants from the NTC and NIC.

Layout

The workshop is intended to be a one day event, split between, an understanding of the economic elements, and strategic objectives of an IXP; it's role in the local Internet economy, and technical and operational management. The table below has a suggested overview of the topics that would be addressed.

Day 3 : 25 August 2015 Topic
Session 1 Internet Economics; the value of peering and the role of the IXP in the Internet economy

Discussion: Strategies for IXP development.

Session 2 Regulatory best practices for economic growth

Total Internet security of a country.

Session 3 Technical operations and management
Session 4

Instructor List

Nishal Goburdhan, PCH