AFRINIC Update
Anne-Rachel Inné
COO, AFRINIC
ARIN 32, Phoenix
October 2013
AFRINIC at Glance
•  40 full time staff (11 joined since Jan-2013)
•  Continue to develop and diversify our Training
activ...
Ongoing activities
•  A New Member Registration Portal as a
more intuitive membership form;
•  WHOIS database clean up
•  ...
Ongoing activities - Core
Infrastructure
•  Reorganising core AFRINIC infrastructure to
better support services provided t...
Ongoing activities - Global
Infrastructure
•  Engagement in various global
Infrastructure Projects:
–  AXIS: support ISOC ...
Policies under discussion
Proposal

Date

1.

IPv4 Allocation for Academic NetworkLast!Call!–!chairs'sending'back'to'list
...
Community development
•  Capacity Building activity
•  Workshop for Policy makers (public and Private)
•  Training on new ...
Community development
•  Promoting AFRICA Internet ecosystem and
core Internet across the region and beyond:
–  RIRs/ICANN...
Challenges
•  Conduct a smooth organisation structure
change so not to impact services.
•  Push for a better understanding...
Last event summary

internetsummitafrica.org
http://meeting.afrinic.net/afrinic-18/

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RIR Report: AFRINIC Update from ARIN 32

  1. 1. AFRINIC Update Anne-Rachel Inné COO, AFRINIC ARIN 32, Phoenix October 2013
  2. 2. AFRINIC at Glance •  40 full time staff (11 joined since Jan-2013) •  Continue to develop and diversify our Training activities (http://learn.afrinic.net) •  Resources issued at Q3 !! Number!of!IPv4!/32!issued! !! Q1!2013! 387,584' Q1'2013' Number!of!IPv6!prefixes! issued! !! Number!of!ASN!issued! Q2!2013! Q3!2013! 414,720' Q2'2013' 16' Q1'2013' Q3'2013' 17' Q2'2013' 46' 4,265,472' 19' Q3'2013' 32' 48' Page 2
  3. 3. Ongoing activities •  A New Member Registration Portal as a more intuitive membership form; •  WHOIS database clean up •  Extension of MYAFRINIC to associate members (new bylaws) . •  Members Contacts Update ongoing •  Improvement of service delivery to members
  4. 4. Ongoing activities - Core Infrastructure •  Reorganising core AFRINIC infrastructure to better support services provided to the community: –  Migration to a full virtualised environment –  Continue RPKI & DNSSEC service deployment –  Routing Registry for AFRINIC service region •  Implementation of a proper environment for efficient service with a full DEV/TEST/QA/PROD •  ISO certification- Documentation and standardisation of processes •  Creation and soon launching of a Research and Development Area
  5. 5. Ongoing activities - Global Infrastructure •  Engagement in various global Infrastructure Projects: –  AXIS: support ISOC in IXP capacity building project with AU. –  Deploy AFRINIC DNS Anycast infrastructure to support our own rDNS service but also make available to ccTLDs in the region –  Partnership with Root Servers Operators for Anycast copy deployment in AFRICA –  Working on a partnership with RIPE-NCC for enhanced measurement programme in AFRICA
  6. 6. Policies under discussion Proposal Date 1. IPv4 Allocation for Academic NetworkLast!Call!–!chairs'sending'back'to'list 2013.06.26 2. Inter RIR IPv4 address Transfers- under discussion 2013.01.09 3. Anycast Assignments in the AFRINIC region-Last'Call'–wai5ng'board'ra5fica5on 2012.04.17 4. No Reverse Unless space is assigned-Last' Call'–'wai5ng'board'ra5fica5on 2012.04.10 5. Remove!requirement!to!announce!enGre!v6! block!as!single!aggregateJLast'Call'–wai5ng' board'ra5fica5on' 2013.05.15 Page 6
  7. 7. Community development •  Capacity Building activity •  Workshop for Policy makers (public and Private) •  Training on new services (RPKI, DNS & DNSSEC, RR) –  Partnership with intergovernmental organisations for tailored workshops to Governments and Regulators. –  Programme to hold local/regional AFRINIC meetings in country (eg: Tunisia) –  AIS: successful launch of the Africa Internet Summit. –  New IPv6 and training portals to better communicate of our activities in these areas
  8. 8. Community development •  Promoting AFRICA Internet ecosystem and core Internet across the region and beyond: –  RIRs/ICANN –  ATU –  AU –  ITU –  Running high level workshops at events where government are represented.
  9. 9. Challenges •  Conduct a smooth organisation structure change so not to impact services. •  Push for a better understanding of Internet Number resources challenges within top managers (Public and Private) •  Pressure due to IPv4 exhaustion in other regions. •  Hiring of talented staff ready to engage with our community oriented culture.
  10. 10. Last event summary internetsummitafrica.org http://meeting.afrinic.net/afrinic-18/ | Page 10
  11. 11. Join us – next event Page 11
  12. 12. Questions Page 12

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