News

  • 04-10-2013

    Altecom upgrades its speed connection to CATNIX

    Altecom, Internet Service Provider, has upgraded its speed connection to CATNIX switch from 100 Mbps to 1 Gbps, and has moved its connection from Campus Nord to Telvent, the second location of the neutral internet exchange.

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  • 27-06-2013

    F-root Name Server replica updated

    F-root name server replica, run by the North American Internet Systems Consortium (ISC), has been updated at Catalonia Neutral Internet Exchange Point (CATNIX). Through such updating, the previous pieces of equipment, two Cisco 7304 and two Cisco Catalyst 2950, have been replaced by the two current Cisco 2951.

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  • 21-05-2013

    Eleventh ESNOG/GORE meeting at CESCA

    The eleventh Grupo de Operadores de Red Españoles (ESNOG) edition, held in May 21st at former CESCA's facilities, has engaged the participation of 31 attendees. Among the speakers from that session, the APNIC researcher George Michaelson became relevant explaining the measures that his team uses in DNSSEC on clients, as well as the evolution of the double colon applications (Happy Eyeballs). This is, the IPv4 and IPv6.

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  • 16-04-2013

    Speed test to check the quality of internet connection

    The Catalunya Neutral Internet Exchange Point (CATNIX) offers a free speed test to check the quality of internet connection in an easy way for the users. The tool shows up the upload and download speeds in megabits per second (Mbps) and the latency in milliseconds (ms). Speed connection, though, will depend on factors external to the own connection (such as firewall, spyware, antivirus...), and other components that make up the network.

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  • 09-04-2013

    L, F, J, .com and .net server replicas, at CATNIX

    The Catalunya Neutral Internet Exchange Point (CATNIX), has different Domain Name System (DNS) replicas in order to guarantee the service in case of Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks. Moreover, in that way, it is possible to get a better time of response in DNS consults, as well as security goes up.

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  • 22-02-2013

    Paul Vixie, founder and chairman of ISC, Paul Vixie, visits the replica of the F root server installed CATNIX

    The founder and chairman of ISC, Paul Vixie, visited CATNIX last Friday 22nd to see the F root server replica, one of the two located in Spain. Vixie took advantage of its stay in Barcelona to give a conference to see CESCA’s technological facilities.

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  • 25-01-2013

    gŘifi.net enlarges its connection at CATNIX

    guifi.net has broadened its port connection at Telvent’s switch, at Catalunya Neutral Internet Exchange Point (CATNIX), up to 1 Gbps. guifi.net was connected at CATNIX in January 2011 with 1 Gbps access and 100 Mbps port connection.

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  • 08-11-2012

    Claranet upgrades its connection to CATNIX up to 1 Gbps

    Claranet, Internet Service Provider, has increased its connection speed to the Catalonia Neutral Internet Exchange Point (CATNIX) and to the CATNIX’s switch from 100 Mbps to 1 Gbps.

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  • 14-10-2012

    The Stratos Skydive on the net

    Felix Baumgartner broke the speed of sound on 14 October 2012 with his 39-kilometre jump to Earth within the Red Bull Stratos project. Baumgartner broke several records that day, not only the speed of the sound one. The live broadcast broke the record for the most watched online video and television event. In Spain about 4.3 million people watched the jump (27.8% of the share) through Teledeporte channel.

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  • 12-08-2012

    Internet traffic during the 2012 Olympics

    The European Internet Exchange Association —Euro-IX and RIPE Network Coordination Centre (RIPE NCC) have collaborated in order to analyze the Internet traffic during the Olympic Games that took place from 27 July— 12 August in London, as they did with the UEFA European Football Championship some months before.

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