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Welcome to the GrenoblIX IXP

 

GrenoblIX is the Internet traffic eXchange Point of Grenoble operated by Rezopole, a non-profit organization.

GrenoblIX members can improve the quality of their Internet traffic and can benefit from lower bandwidth prices. Therefore the IXP helps develop very high speed Internet in Lyon.

GrenoblIX is also a NAP (Network Access Point), a market place which allows members to buy or sell Internet transit and/or any layer 2 or IP services.

The Grenoble IXP is open to all economic players who want to connect – operators, ISPs, carriers, large companies and municipalities.

GrenoblIX Key Figures

9 members

685 ASN

7 BGP sessions

4 racks

2 POPs

12  hosted equipments

18 Ethernet ports

GrenoblIX news

  • 4A page is turning for the French sovereign cloud

    4A page is turning for the French sovereign cloud

    The closure of Cloudwatt by Orange puts an end to the attempt to create a service to host sensitive data from the administration and companies in France. But Bercy again calling for the creation of secure data centers to host this data, this failure could serve as a lesson.

  • 4G: the Arcep hits the table with its fist

    4G: the Arcep hits the table with its fist

    The Telecom Constable sent an early formal notice to Orange, SFR, Bouygues Telecom and Iliad-Free regarding the "New Mobile Deal". Indeed, Arcep considers that the commitments made by operators, such as converting all their existing 2G and 3G sites to 4G, are not progressing fast enough.

  • Tracking the exhaustion of IPv4 addresses

    Tracking the exhaustion of IPv4 addresses

    Used since 1983, IPv4 allows the Internet to work. With 2.856 million addresses currently available at RIPE, its exhaustion is expected by 06/05/20 at the latest. Despite the implementation of alternative mechanisms, accelerating the transition to IPv6 remains the only sustainable solution.

  • Heat wave: why French DCs are holding up

    Heat wave: why French DCs are holding up

    Heat episodes are not taken lightly by data center operators. They have therefore developed anti-canicle recipes: redundancy of capacity, urbanization of rooms, curative systems, optimization of the resistance of computer equipment and the design of data centers, etc.

  • History and impact of IXP growth

    History and impact of IXP growth

    The routing of Internet traffic generally depends on the major transit providers. The bypassing of intermediaries via direct peering interconnections has become a matter of course and IXPs appear to be the only infrastructures capable of reducing this dependence...

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    The "small" operators are attacking Orange

    The AOTA has contacted Arcep to request the opening of Orange's fibre network. Alternative operators complain that they do not have sufficient access to it and accuse the incumbent of anti-competitive practices; a long-standing problem linked to the lack of fibre regulation for professionals.

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