Author Archive for Aftab Siddiqui

Deploy360 @ MENOG17

The Deploy360 team will be busy this week at the MENOG 17 (Middle East Network Operators Group) in Muscat, Oman on 19th and 20th April 2017. The agenda of the event has been announced and the program is packed with great presentations/talks relevant to the network operator’s community. MENOG PC has done a remarkable job once again. Read more…


MENOG Celebrating 10 Years

The Middle East Network Operators Group (MENOG) held its first meeting from 3-5 April 2007, at the Diplomat Radisson SAS Hotel in Bahrain. It was the inaugural meeting for a very enthusiastic community of the middle east region. MENOG 1 was modeled on the basis of NANOG (North American Network Operators Group) in North America, and SANOG Read more…


IPv4 Transfer Market Status

Our Deploy360 colleague Aftab Siddiqui chaired a panel discussion about the IPv4 transfer market during APRICOT 2017. The idea was to get the perspective of the IPv4 consumers (buyers), brokers, Regional Internet Registries, and the transfer market facilitators. The growth of the Internet combined with shortages of new IPv4 address, means the market in trading Read more…


The Business Case for IPv6 in Pakistan

We had a very successful ION conference in Islamabad on 25 January 2017, and amongst the interesting topics presented at the conference, it’s worth highlighting the statistics on IPv4 and IPv6 allocation in Pakistan. Let me share those in detail here. As per the APNIC resource delegation data (as of 1 January 2017). There are 5,314,816 IPv4 address Read more…


February 21st, 2017 by | Posted in About Deploy360, Case Studies, IPv6 | Tags: , , , , | No Comments

ION Islamabad: IPv6, DNSSEC and Much More

ION Islamabad

We are excited to announce that the agenda for ION Islamabad has been finalized. This will take place on Wednesday, 25 January 2017, alongside the South Asia Network Operators Group (SANOG) conference, SANOG 29. As always, this ION is generously supported by our series sponsor Afilias. The agenda is already online and it’s our patented mix of Read more…


December 27th, 2016 by | Posted in About Deploy360, Events, ION | Tags: , , | No Comments

New addition to Deploy360 and APAC Team

I am excited to share some great news with all of you. I have joined the Internet Society as the Technical Engagement Manager for the Asia Pacific region. For those who are not familiar with me, let me introduce myself. My name is Aftab Siddiqui and I started my professional career as a support engineer Read more…


December 5th, 2016 by | Posted in About Deploy360 | Tags: | No Comments

Deploy360 @ PacNOG 19

Aftab Siddiqui from the Deploy360 team attended the 19th Pacific Network Operator’s Group (PacNOG 19) in Nadi, Fiji. The event was divided into a conference (28 November 2016) and workshops (29 November – 2 December 2016), and was organized by Pacific Islands Telecommunications Association (PITA) with support from APNIC, ICANN and NSRC. The event featured some interesting topics with a mixture of Read more…