20 Years of IXP Cooperation
This virtual forum, we are celebrating Euro-IX's 20th
We are celebrating 20 years of IXP cooperation;
20 years of community efforts
20 years of IXP development
20 years of sharing and promoting best practices
20 years of growth and collaboration
SPEAKER: Flavio Luciani (NAMEX)
PANEL: THE FUTURE OF IXPs
MODERATOR: Eileen Gallagher (INEX)
PANELISTS: Christian Kaufman (AKAMAI), Michael Rabinowitz (INTERXION), Thomas King (DE-CIX), Mark Daley (EPSILON)
As the peering industry and IXPs move into the grown-up years, what does the future hold?
In this panel discussion we will look at the various external forces that will impact how the industry might evolve and some insight to areas where IXPs can create internal momentum to maximise new opportunities and deliver more for their members and customers.
With external forces such as regulation to data centre strategy to automation and cost efficiency drives in large members, where will IXPs source their revenue to keep the network and the organisation operating in the future?
As often dominant inter-connect points in local and national internet ecosystems, is being the enterprise / cloud services interconnect points a natural progression and source of reliable revenue for IXPs going forward?
We will also look at the original core value of IXPs, reduced latency, and in light of the increase in remote peering and interconnected IXPs, are we as an industry still true to this and if not, what is the core value?
Finally and central to Euro-IX, what power does community bring as the industry further matures?
IXP MANAGER COLLABORATION
SPEAKER: Barry O'Donovan (INEX)
SPEAKER: Nicolas Debeffe (LU-CIX)
Nicolas will provide a short update and reminder for IXPs to get involved with the PISAX Project.
The objective of the PISAX Project is to create a common pan-European Information Sharing and Analysis Center (ISAC) to support Internet Exchange Points (IXPs) and General Packet Radio Service Roaming eXchange (GRXs ) at the national, European and international level.
20 YEARS OF IXP COOPERATION
SPEAKER: Bijal Sanghani (EURO-IX)
CLOSING AND VIDEO MONTAGE
Chief Information Security Officer
Nicolas has more than 20 years of experience in the Information Security area. Working since August 2018 for LU-CIX, the Luxembourg Internet eXchange Point, he is currently in charge of implementing the company’s Information Security Program and dealing with Information Security matters.
Director, Digital Strategy and Business Development
Mark Daley plays a leading role in identifying and developing Epsilon’s cutting edge cloud and communication strategies, with a focus on market and customer needs.
A veteran telecommunications professional, Mark served 14 years with Telstra and other high profile telecommunication companies such as NTT and eircom. Mark held leading Products and Marketing roles in Telstra’s move into the European market in the mid-1990s and wrote NTT’s European ICT strategy in the mid-2000s which they continue to deliver today. He was also responsible for winning NTT’s first ever World Communications Award.
Mark has also held executive Marketing & Product Director positions at Capgemini UK and spent 8 innovative years in the Mobile Roaming world including at WSI’s first US Roaming Hub and launching Syniverse’s first hosted intelligent network services portfolio. Recently, Mark spent 4 years at NetDev that had developed the next generation of web-based OTT voice, video and WebRTC service functions, as well as developing the leading innovative Audio Conferencing platform at BT, which now includes Spatial Audio.
Barry is part of the management and operations team at INEX, the peering point for the island of Ireland. Barry first began providing a couple days operational support to INEX in 2008 but little did he realise what a huge part of his life INEX would become – both here in Ireland and also as part of the larger European and international IXP community.
Barry is the lead developer of IXP Manager (www.ixpmanager.org) – the most trusted IXP platform worldwide, free and open source software, supporting over 160 IXPs worldwide.
Director - Connectivity
Michael is Director of Connectivity at Interxion. Michael is responsible for defining the strategy and business development in the Connectivity segment, including a specific focus on Internet Exchanges. Michael has been with Interxion for 4 years, and previously spent 18 years at Cisco Systems.
Chief Executive Officer
Eileen is the CEO of INEX, leading the team that develops and manages the peering point for the island of Ireland. She has been in the leadership team of INEX for the past 15 years, taking INEX from a local IXP to an internationally respected exchange with a wide and growing membership. Eileen has also been involved in the development and promotion of IXP Manager, the IXP management platform developed and owned by INEX, which is now in use at over 160 internet exchanges worldwide.
A highly effective and experienced communicator and networker, she has invested in and enjoys an excellent reputation in the peering and internet industry in Ireland and around the world. Instrumental in creating and developing the reputation and community of INEX internationally, she has a keen understanding of the dynamics of business and people which enables her to bring disparate groups and individuals together to achieve common goals.
She was elected to the Euro-IX board by the European IXP community in November 2018, re-elected in 2020 and currently serves as vice-chair of the organisation.
Eileen is very passionate about the positive impact of a well-functioning, respectful and diverse community on the development and success of the peering and internet networking community.
Chief Technology Officer
Dr. Thomas King is in the Internet Exchange Point (IXP) industry for more than ten years. As Chief Technology Officer at DE-CIX, he and his team are responsible for building and operating the Interconnection Platform worldwide, designing and introducing new Interconnection products, and keeping customers happy with swift service provisioning executed by a 24/ Customer Service. DE-CIX is operating 28 IXPs on three continents. The world-leading IXP located in Frankfurt, Germany, connects more than 1000 networks and generates peak traffic of more than 10Tbps. The latest product developments include introducing a fully automated Cloud Exchange at DE-CIX, which offers dedicated connections to Cloud Service Providers such as Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS and Google Cloud.
FORUM GIVEWAYS >>
The forum giveways are sponsored by the PISAX
There will be one surprise goody for the first 100 people who
attend the forum and reside in Europe!
Look out for the update on the PISAX Project during
the "IXP Updates" section.
(Attendee registration information is manually updated daily)
|#||First Name||Last Name||Company|
|8||Ruben||van den Brink||AMS-IX|
|20||Armand||Koffi||CIVIX (Côte d'Ivoire Internet Exchange Point)|
|21||Nicaise||Yapoga||CIVIX (Côte d'Ivoire Internet Exchange Point)|
|23||Edward||O'Connor||Continent 8 Technologies|
|27||Yordano||Morel||Dominican Cable Group (DCG)|
|40||Vladislav||Bidikov||FCSE / IXP.mk|
|46||Angela||Stanescu||InterLAN Internet Exchange|
|47||Carmen||Denis||Internet Exchange Service Yucatan|
|51||Takejiro||Takabayashi||Japan Internet Exchange|
|53||Kurt||Kayser||Kurt Kayser Konsultation|
|60||Holly||Ruff||London Internet Exchange (LINX)|
|61||Kurt Erik||Lindqvist||London Internet Exchange Ltd|
|63||Mickael||Do Couto||LU-CIX Management G.I.E.|
|64||Michel||Lanners||LU-CIX Management G.I.E.|
|65||Stefan||Wahl||Megaport Deutschland GmbH|
|73||Maurizio||Goretti||Namex Roma IXP|
|74||Michele||McCann||NAPAfrica & Teraco|
|75||Yolandi||Robinson||NAPAfrica & Teraco|
|77||Abhishek||Gautam||National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI)|
|78||Anil||Jain||National Internet Exchange of India NIXI|
|81||Milton||Kashiwakura||NIC.br / IX.br|