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NANOG Meeting Presentation Abstract

The Worlds First Juniper Based Internet Exchange – Why We Did It and What Happened
Meeting: NANOG54
Date / Time: 2012-02-08 11:00am - 11:30am
This item is webcast
Room: California Ballroom
Presenters: Speakers:

Derek Cobb, The London Internet Exchange (LINX)

Derek Cobb is Chief Technical Officer for the London Internet Exchange (LINX). LINX is a mutually owned by 400 members and provides public and private Internet peering services to organisations from around the world. Derek joined LINX from BT in March 2011 and has overseen the successful migration of LINX's primary peering LAN to a new VPLS architecture, based on Juniper's MX technology. Derek has held a number of senior network posts with Cellnet (now O2), AT&T, ntl/Virgin Media and BT. Prior to joining LINX, Derek was BT's Network Operations Director for the London 2012 Olympics.
Abstract: Introduce LINX and quick history / summary on the switch vendors historically in the IX marketplace
Explain why we needed to upgrade the network and the reasons behind changing vendors
Run through of what the migration programme looked like finishing with several war stories about the experience
Files: pdfCobb(PDF)
youtubeThe Worlds First Juniper Based Internet Exchange – Why We Did It and What Happened
Sponsors: None.

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