NaMeX  ::  AMS-­‐IX    Partnership  report   AMS-­‐IX  Community  Mee1ng  and  GM  36  –  Nov,  21  2012  
Quick  Facts  What  is  NaMeX  ?  •  Neutral,  no  profit,  member-­‐based  IXP  in  Rome,  Italy  •  Bor...
AMS-­‐IX  Partnership  Why  the  partnership  •  Provide  new  development  opportuniBes  to  NaMeX  member...
Experiences  Lessons  learned  •  Members  connecBon  is  “plug  ‘n  play”     •  Easy  configu...
Members’  feedback  Why  NaMeX  members  choose  to  connect  to  AMS-­‐IX    1.  Numbers:  access  to  larg...
Trends  and  perspecBves  ACer  two  years  in  producEon,  NaMeX  and  its  members  are  fully  saEsfied  ...
Thanks  !      •  h]p://www.namex.it/en/services/amsix  •  info@nam...
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Namex Report Amsix Gm36

Amsterdam Internet eXchange Point - Community Meeting and GM 36
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  • 1. NaMeX  ::  AMS-­‐IX    Partnership  report   AMS-­‐IX  Community  Mee1ng  and  GM  36  –  Nov,  21  2012
  • 2. Quick  Facts  What  is  NaMeX  ?  •  Neutral,  no  profit,  member-­‐based  IXP  in  Rome,  Italy  •  Born  in  1995,  established  as  a  consorBum  in  2001    •  Second  largest  IXP  in  Italy  •  Major  role  in  Italian  Internet  infrastructure   Ø  Peering  point  +  neutral  colocaBon   NaMeX  in  figures   •  52  members:  na1onal  and  interna1onal   carriers,  local  and  regional  ISP,  largest   content  providers   •  16  Gbps  publicly  exchanged  traffic   •  Highest  carrier  density  in  town,  major   interconnecBon  facility   AMS-­‐IX  Community  Mee1ng  and  GM  36  –  Nov,  21  2012
  • 3. AMS-­‐IX  Partnership  Why  the  partnership  •  Provide  new  development  opportuniBes  to  NaMeX  members   •  Access  to  largest  peering  point  in  Europe   •  Geng  to  big  content  providers  !   •  Shared  costs   •  Full  AMS-­‐IX  membership  •  A]ract  prospects  with  new  interconnecBon  scenarios   •  Players  from  Mediterranean  and  Middle  East   •  AlternaBve  route  to  Northern  Europe˝  Background  •  NaMeX  joins  AMS-­‐IX  reseller  program  in  Nov,  2010  (2  years  ago!)  •  High  capacity  L2  link  between  Rome  and  Amsterdam  •  9  members  joined  in:  small  to  medium  sized  ISPs  •  ~  1.5  Gbps  exchanged  traffic     AMS-­‐IX  Community  Mee1ng  and  GM  36  –  Nov,  21  2012
  • 4. Experiences  Lessons  learned  •  Members  connecBon  is  “plug  ‘n  play”     •  Easy  configuraBon   •  Route  servers  help,  traffic  from  day  1   •  Full/Fast  AMS-­‐IX  NOC  support    •  L2  link  is  a  crucial  aspect     •  Started  with  unprotected  service   •  First  year  with  frequent  problems  due  to  carrier  (too   many  maintenances,  too  many  failures)   •  Turned  to  new  provider  in  2012   •  Be]er  performance,  be]er  availability  and   Virtual  ports  summary   resiliency   •  5  @  250  Mbps   •  4  @  1  Gbps   •  Similar  costs   •  Confirmed  in  2013    •  AdministraBon  overhead  is  minimal   •  NaMeX  acts  as  a  single  interface     AMS-­‐IX  Community  Mee1ng  and  GM  36  –  Nov,  21  2012
  • 5. Members’  feedback  Why  NaMeX  members  choose  to  connect  to  AMS-­‐IX    1.  Numbers:  access  to  largest  number  of  peers    2.  RouBng  control:  being  able  to  directly  influence  the   way  they  send  and  receive  traffic  to  and  from  OTTs    3.  Community:  being  part  of  the  most  important  Internet   arena  in  Europe  helps  forecasBng  where  the  network   is  going,  exchanging  know-­‐how  and  experiences    4.  Visibility:  AMS-­‐IX  membership  is  a  strength  in  terms  of   markeBng  and  promoBon   AMS-­‐IX  Community  Mee1ng  and  GM  36  –  Nov,  21  2012
  • 6. Trends  and  perspecBves  ACer  two  years  in  producEon,  NaMeX  and  its  members  are  fully  saEsfied  with  the  partnership    •  Several  members  upgraded  their  ports  capacity  due  to  an   increase  in  the  exchanged  traffic    •  New  and  prospecBve  members  show  interest  in  the   service    •  Planning  a  “try  before  you  buy”  program  for  small  ISPs   (100M  ports)  •  Expanding  the  offer  with  new  virtual  ports  (500M,  100M)    •  EvaluaBng  a  protected  L2  service   AMS-­‐IX  Community  Mee1ng  and  GM  36  –  Nov,  21  2012
  • 7. Thanks  !      •  h]p://www.namex.it/en/services/amsix  •  info@namex.it   AMS-­‐IX  Community  Mee1ng  and  GM  36  –  Nov,  21  2012

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