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LINX96 member conference news

6th February 2017

The 96th LINX membership meeting is now just two weeks away. Along with the regular LINX-specific updates from the LINX Technology and Public Affairs teams, there are talks planned on peering automation, DDoS, network security and G.fast.

LINX96 is an Extraordinary General Meeting which will include a vote on a number of constitutional changes discussed at LINX95 in November. Murray Steele, the LINX non-executive Chairman, will oversee proceedings on day two from 2:30pm.

Agenda in more detail

On Monday morning an optional tutorial run by James Easton of A10 Networks has been arranged. In this 90 minute session, various active prevention / mitigations of potential attacks to a network operators web infrastructure will be explored.

There will also be another guest IXP in attendance in what has become a popular slot on the programme. Kjetil Otter Olsen of NIX (Oslo, Norway) will be speaking on day 2.

Another confirmed presentation will be by Simon Woodhead who will give his impressions on his first year as a LINX Board member. This is timely as LINX will shortly be formally be inviting candidates to put themselves forward to stand for election to the LINX Board at the AGM in May.

LINX would like to thank the sponsors for LINX96 who are confirmed as Corero (platinum), Alternative Networks with Juniper Networks (gold) and Cumulus Networks (silver). The networking social on Monday evening is supported by Volta Data Centres.

The LINX96 will take place at the Congress Centre in London. To register and view further event information please visit the LINX96 conference page.

LINX96 Registration will close on Wednesday 15th February at 12:00pm GMT.

With over 740 members connecting from over 73 different countries worldwide, LINX members have access to direct routes from a large number of diverse international peering partners.

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