2021-08-04 10:00Blog post

Summer roundup - time and frequency news from the star watchmaker!

time and frequency news from the star watchmaker

Whether you are taking a trip or staying put, here is a selection of my favourite time-related news from Netnod.
World-leading time services

Netnod provides Network Time Protocol (NTP) and Precision Time Protocol (PTP) services from multiple, redundant nodes throughout Sweden. We just added a PTP node in Luleå in the north of Sweden. If you want to understand why PTP is important, take a look at this excellent overview on the benefits of PTP from Patrik Fältström.

Netnod has been recognised for world-leading time services by the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA). Praising Netnod as a “star watchmaker” (“stjärnurmakare”), the President of IVA described our time services as one of the best in the world.

Read the full story here.

About Netnod

Netnod provides critical infrastructure support ranging from interconnection services and Internet Exchanges to time services, DNS services and root server operations. 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