2021-07-01 12:49Blog post

The people and stories behind one of Europe’s first Internet Exchanges

Continuing our series celebrating Netnod’s 25 years at the core of the Internet, in this post we focus on the Netnod Internet Exchange (IX). We talk to those who have been involved with Netnod over the years, look at some of the early IX challenges and technology, and hear some stories from the early days at the core of the Internet.

Formed in 1996, Netnod began operating the Netnod IX (formerly D-GIX) in 1997. D-GIX had launched in 1992 as the first Internet Exchange (IX) in Sweden and one of the first IXes in Europe. 

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Topics: IX

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