Missed the great session by the Internet Society's Colorado Chapter on IPv6 deployment? Don't worry! Our YouTube Chapter's channel has the broadcast archived so you can watch it, share it, and help IPv6 deployment happen around the world!
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The Uganda Internet exchange point (UIXP) has completed a major upgrade that has seen its network transform from the traditional 'Layer 2' exchange to 'Layer 3', thanks to a community grant from Internet society and a Jon Postel Award. This development will greatly enhance the IXPs efforts to scale and offer more options and stability to the peers
The project was started in January 2012 with the installation of a power back up system. This involved decommision the ageing 800va inverter + 100ah battery that had served for over 10 years to a new 3kva and two100ah batteries. This saw the UIXP go 6 months without any power outage (despite the frequent power cuts) and thus paving way for installation of more equipement.
The Internet Society Deploy360 Programme is a new initiative to provide real-world IPv6 and DNSSEC deployment information (with more topics to come).
Deploy360 serves as a go-to information source to assist network operators, developers, content providers, consumer electronics manufacturers, and enterprise customers with the implementation of new Internet technologies and standards. Components of the Deploy360 Programme include: