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https://blog.cloudflare.com/welcome-to-crypto-week-2019 Every day this week we’ll announce a new project or service that uses modern cryptography to build a more secure, trustworthy Internet. Everything we release this week will be free and immediately useful. This blog is a fun exploration of the themes of the week.
Learn how one of our members, Cloudflare, is using a technology called Argo to speed up the Internet. https://blog.cloudflare.com/argo-and-the-cloudflare-global-private-backbone/
The folks over at PeeringDB have a presentation on setting up an account and adding your network. https://docs.peeringdb.com/presentation/20190227-peeringdb-workshop-2-main.pdf
Brad from Beck’s Hybrids talks on the InterVison podcast about the role technology has played in agriculture. Podcast | Tech-Powered Agriculture
MidWest is in the LifeLine facilities. Rich Banta gives a talk on understanding FISMA and FedRamp
Some light reading. https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc8327 This document outlines an approach to mitigate the negative impact on networks resulting from maintenance activities. It includes guidance for both IP networks and Internet Exchange Points (IXPs). The approach is to ensure BGP-4 sessions that will be affected by maintenance are forcefully torn down before the actual maintenance activities commence.
We have many exciting things going on here at MidWest-IX. Switch and Router Upgrades MidWest-IX has been hard at work upgrading our Indianapolis Infrastructure to all 40 GIG interconnects. Recently we completed a cache fill router upgrade. This will allow extra capacity to our Netflix, Google, and other caches. At the same time, this simplifies our […]
Midwest-IX is a new Internet exchange company focused on tier-2 markets. If we’re an IX focused on tier-2 markets, why are we offering colo in one of the biggest markets in the world? Quite simply, we have transport circuits terminating in Chicago to link to our IX markets and in the future to other IXes. […]