The first LINX member meeting of 2021 will take place on Thursday 18th February. It will again be a virtual event with a packed agenda for attendees.
In an expanded LINX Technology update there will be three speakers covering the following topics:
- Operational Issues on the Exchanges (Anne Bates)
- Exchange Platform Projects, EVPN on LON1, LINX Manchester and LINX NoVA (Mo Shivji)
- Portal Development, Automations, Workflows and Systems Development (Riccardo Verzeni)
The LINX Product Update from Mike Hellers will include a preview of the new LINX member portal, larger frame sizes for PVLAN and Closed User Group plus PVLAN based products for LINX Manchester and LINX NoVA.
LINX Head of Public Affairs, Malcolm Hutty, will present his usual regulatory briefing covering several major new pieces of legislation affecting network providers and the Internet industry. He will also introduce a consultation on a MoU change on member representation at constitutional meetings.
We will also welcome Michele McCann, Head of Interconnection and Peering at NAPAfrica Internet eXchange and Teraco Data Environments. Her talk is entitled Africa’s Cloud and Content Evolution which will focus on key infrastructure initiatives which have occurred to keep many African countries online during 2020 and beyond.