With the constant development of video and cloud based services, Internet traffic keeps on increasing. Public peering via IXPs continues to grow in terms of traffic carried and the number of ports required. The IXP operators feel that having the right tools and features implemented in the equipment they deploy will play an important part of scaling Ethernet technology and meet the demands placed upon Exchange Points.
Here is an informational document to outline the various features which IXPs would like to see implemented in core Ethernet (Switching) products. In general the wishes defined in this document should be understood as logical AND wherever it makes operational sense. That means all features on the wishlist should be configurable and usable at the same time and not exclusive or.
The latest IXP Wishlist: ixp-wishlist.pdf 193.7 KB
For further information please contact the co-authors:
Mike Hughes, Ethernet Consultancy - firstname.lastname@example.org
Harald Michl, Vienna Internet Exchange (VIX) - email@example.com