2020-09-14 08:00Blog post

How a distributed IX improves interconnectivity

Internet exchanges have grown far beyond a single, standalone switch across which ISPs could exchange traffic. Modern Internet Exchange (IX) infrastructure enables many  types of networks to connect from multiple points of presence and seamlessly exchange traffic. Today, Content Delivery Networks, ISPs, hosting providers, cloud operators and Enterprise networks all benefit from exchanging traffic at an IX.

This blogpost will take a look at the history of distributed IX infrastructure in the Nordics, the technology that makes it possible and the benefits it offers network operators.

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About Netnod

Netnod provides critical infrastructure support ranging from interconnection services and Internet Exchanges to DNS services, root server operations and activities for the good of the Internet. With a worldwide reputation for its services and the expertise of its staff, Netnod ensures a stable and secure Internet for the Nordics and beyond. Established in 1996 as a neutral and independent Internet infrastructure organisation, Netnod is fully owned by the non-profit foundation TU-stiftelsen (Stiftelsen för Telematikens utveckling). More information is available at: www.netnod.se

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Christian Lindholm
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Christian Lindholm