AfriNIC : Collaboration with IXPs 2

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TunIXP Workshop, Session 4 Tunis 30-04-2013 : IXPs, Global Networking and Partnership Opportunities: Seeing the Big Picture - AfriNIC Presentation 2

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AfriNIC : Collaboration with IXPs 2

  1. 1. Global Networking and Partnership Opportunities Seeing the Big Picture Hisham Ibrahim IPv6 Program Manager, AFRINIC TunixP, Tunis 30 April 2013
  2. 2. • Biannual Internet Protocol meeting: 17 so far in 14 countries • Internet Infrastructure reinforcement development in Africa: - IXP - DNS Root Server copy - Anycast service to support ccTLDs in Africa • Support to academic Networks • Manage IPv4 & IPv6 • Manage ASN (2 and 4 byte) • Manage rDNS tree for IP prefixes in use by African Operators • Provide a Public WHOIS • Contribute to IP address Management Global Policy development Internet Numbers Registry main function Other Services to the African community Capacity building and training: more than 100 training sessions with over 2000 trained in 40 countries around Africa. Setup in 2004 and headquartered in Mauritius. Employs 35 full time staff today with staff based in East, North, South & West Africa African Regional Internet Registry Page 2
  3. 3. African IPv6 Interconnection * Africa IPv6 BGP Map, curtsy of Hurricane Electric, September 2012. * Thicker lines indicate more BGP sessions * Not all links will show within these graphs, due to the limited number of collectors in Africa
  4. 4. Page 4 * North Africa BGP Map, curtsy of Hurricane Electric, February 2013. * Pink means v4 and v6. * Not all links will show within these graphs, due to the limited number of collectors in Africa. North African IPv4 & IPv6 Interconnection
  5. 5. Page 5 Africa Internet summit AIS AFRINIC Public Policy meeting AFNOG Africa Network Operator AFRICERT Africa Community Emergency Response Teams AFREN Africa Research and Education Network Sessions on IPv6, IETF, Peering, DNS industry, Anti spam and others http://internetsummitafrica.org/
  6. 6. Page 6 Africa Peering & Interconnection Forum (AfPIF) http://www.internetsociety.org/events/afpif-2013 Location: The event will be held at the Sheraton Casablanca Hotel & Towers, Casablanca, Morocco. Date: 3 - 5 September, 2013
  7. 7. Page 7 • ...collaborative environment for African IXP operators • Assistance with facilities/policies/… • 80% representation AF-IX info@af-ix.net
  8. 8. Thanking Merci Hisham Ibrahim IPv6 Program Manager, AFRINIC hisham@afrinic.net

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