[bdNOG] FW: IX and Local Peering
abdulmomen918 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 25 12:22:06 BDT 2013
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On Mon, Nov 25, 2013 at 2:15 PM, Simon Sohel Baroi / IIG-ITC / Sr.Manager /
01678618243 / <simon.baroi at fiberathome.net> wrote:
> Dear Philip,
> Thanks for the in-depth inputs on this issue.
> - SIMON
> On Mon, Nov 25, 2013 at 11:51 AM, Philip Smith <pfsinoz at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> Just to contribute my thoughts, for what they are worth... :-)
>> Md. Mahbubul Alam Reyad said the following on 24/11/13 17:41 :
>> > Thanks for concerning on the local content enriching and to change to
>> > subject.
>> > I think we need to focus on the followings:
>> > 1. To fix out the current issues (ODF scope, Available Gig-ports,
>> > Flexible Prefix announcement, security mechanism in IX peer etc.) in
>> > BDIX so that the non-connected ISP/BWA/Telco/Others get interested to
>> > connect.
>> Yep, this is a priority. Certainly when BDIX started (I was around at
>> the time ;-)), there was no restriction on who could join. I assume
>> there is still no restriction today, right?
>> As with most neutral IXes, as long as you have an ASN, and abide by
>> simple decent good behaviour rules, joining the IX is the best thing a
>> network operator can do. It is certainly much cheaper than paying
>> transit prices for domestic traffic - you only pay towards the
>> infrastructure of the IX, there are no traffic charges. So local
>> bandwidth for local traffic becomes limited by the physical capacity to
>> the IX, not by a bank balance.
>> And note: network operator. IXes are not limited to commercial ISPs, but
>> also connect other folks, whether academic, government, multinationals,
>> content providers, etc.
>> If there are network operators who aren't members, perhaps they haven't
>> done the simple arithmetic? Or don't realise that end-users care about
>> round trip times or QoS. All these things are vastly improved by
>> connecting to an IX.
>> > 2. To workout for NIX development. (don’t know whether the license
>> > are issued yet or not)
>> I don't know anything about this (maybe someone can tell me more
>> off-line), but why introduce another IX when there is already one which
>> from my external view seems to be serving the purpose?
>> > 3. To increase awareness among the Banks, Corporate house, SOHO,
>> > individuals to keep their web/mail/applications contents locally.
>> > Because I believe now in Bangladesh there are some standard data centers
>> > / ISPs who can ensure power, space, internet, content security.
>> Yup, datacentre opportunity!! It doesn't have to be at the Equinix
>> scale, of course, but even a small secure room with a few racks and
>> reliable power/access would go a long way to encourage more folks to
>> host stuff locally. More local hosting, the bigger the opportunities,
>> generating more content, resulting in a need for more local hosting.
>> With the reduction in dependency on the external links, it improves the
>> network for all. etc. :-)
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