Connecting Networks

Welcome to the Alpes-Maritimes IXP

NicIX is the Internet traffic eXchange Point of the Alpes-Maritimes department operated by Rezopole, with the support of the SICTIAM and of the Conseil Général des Alpes-Maritimes..

NicIX members improve the quality of their Internet traffic and benefit from lower Internet bandwidth prices, voice, and data in general. Therefore the IXP helps develop very high speed Internet in the Alpes-Maritimes.

The IXP NAP of the Alpes Maritismes is open to all economic players who want to connect – operators, ISPs, carriers, large companies and municipalities.

NicIX key figures

3 connected members

54 ASN

5 BGP sessions

1 rack

1 POP

8 hosted equipments

3 Ethernet ports

NicIX news

  • IXP: Critical interconnection point in 2019?

    IXP: Critical interconnection point in 2019?

    According to Cisco, the annual IP datacenter traffic will globally reach 10.4 Zb in 2019, including 8.6 Zb generated by the only Cloud services.

     

     

     

     

  • When the State told you that Internet had no future...

    When the State told you that Internet had no future...

    Philippe Silberzahn, professor at EMLYON Business School and researcher associated with the Ecole Polytechnique, published an article on the errors of Thery report 1994 "Information highways". In this article Silberzahn reveals the errors of this report focusing on the future of information highways and the Internet role.

     

  • Is It Really Worth Peering at IXPs?

    Is It Really Worth Peering at IXPs?

    Roberto di Lallo, Italian computer scientist at Roma Tre University, made a research on the importance of IXPs, Internet eXchange Points and their effects on the latency of networks. IXPs are infrastructures used by Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to exchange traffic between their Autonomous Systems (ASes).

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