New BIX charter and fees
The General Meeting of the Council of Hungarian Internet Providers (ISZT) approved our new BIX charter and the new (lower) BIX fees. The new charter and the fees are valid from 1st of May 2015.
The new charter currently only available in Hungarian language. We are working on the english translation, and it will be published soon.
New BIX members and capacity upgrades in 2015 Q1
We warmly welcome our new BIX members:
- Microsoft - AS8075 - 10G
- BH Telecom - AS9146 - 10G
The following members upgraded their BIX capacity:
- M247 Networks - AS9009 - 10G -> 20G
- RackForest - AS62214 - 1G -> 10G
BIX route server upgrades
The secondary (#2) BIX route server replacement finised to one new Linux / Bird based system, with the following useful features for the BIX members:
- Support of 32-bit AS numbers
- The BIX AS number now transparent, and don't appended to the AS-PATH
- More precise prefix filtering based on RIPE database
- New enhanced Looking Glass functions
New BIX members joining in 2014
During the year 2014 BIX expanded connectivity to the following networks:
- M247 Networks - AS9009 - 10G
- EZIT - AS62292 - 2x 10G
- RackForest - AS62214 - 1G
BIX reached the 200 Gbit/sec traffic.
In November 2014 the BIX total aggregated peak traffic was 209.9 Gbit/sec, and 31.7 MPacket/sec. In the past year our traffic is increased with 30%, thus the BIX is still carry a major part from the Central and East European traffic exchange.
The BIX charter have been updated, and available for download from the Documents in pdf version.
BIX Enhancements in 2014
The Council of Hungarian Internet Providers General Meeting approved the BIX upgrade plans for 2014.
We will install new networking equipments at the Victor Hugo street and Dataplex locations in the first half of 2014, with these equipments we will introduce the new high speed interfaces. (40G and 100G Ethernet ports.) The backbone capacity between these locations will be upgraded from 80G to 2x100G.
In the second phase of these enhancements we will upgrade the networking equipments at the Dataneum location too.
The secondary (#2) BIX route server also will be replaced to a new Linux / Bird based system.