Euro-IX Activities for the Community
11-14, 14:15–14:30 (Europe/Berlin), Helmut Schmidt Auditorium
Language: English

This talk will talk about the Euro-IX activities.

  1. The IXP{DB} project - I'll provide a brief history on when and why the project started, the progress through the years and where we are now and a road map to show the future plans.
  2. The Peering Toolbox - a tool for learning about peering for new entrants in the industry.
  3. The IXP Report - I'll show some statistics from the report to give some insight into IXP operations.

Bijal Sanghani is the Managing Director at Euro-IX based in London, UK.

Bijal’s experience includes DNS management for DEMON Internet, Provisioning Engineer at Level 3, Senior Operations Engineer at FLAG Telecom and Reliance Globalcom where she was involved from the beginning to build the FLAG IP network. In 2011 Bijal moved from an operational role leading Euro-IX. Euro-IX is a non-profit membership association for Internet Exchange Points (IXPs). In her role she brings the members together to share ideas and experiences on technical, commercial and regulatory matters, and works on other IXP related projects such as the IXP{DB} (IXP Database) and support programs to help IXPs in need. Bijal has grown the membership by over 90% since she started in 2011.

Bijal has been involved with the Peering and Interconnect Community since 2003, she’s been a RIPE NCC Services Working Group Co-chair since 2005 and served on the UKNOF Program Committee from 2006 until 2014. Bijal was elected on to the PeeringDB Board in 2017 where she currently serves as a Director.