Event Wrap: PacNOG 16

By on 10 Dec 2014

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APNIC staff attended the 16th Pacific Network Operators Group (PacNOG 16) in Honiara, Solomon Islands from 1 to 5 December 2014.

PacNOG 16 continues its focus on capacity development for network operators from the Pacific Islands, and held two parallel workshops, Advanced Routing and Linux/System Administration and Network management in addition to the Conference Plenary on the first day of the event.

The Plenary presentations included:

  • The IANA oversight transition and Internet governance issues for the technical community by ICANN
  • The work the Network Startup Resource Centre (NSRC) is doing
  • RIPE Atlas
  • ADSL/Broadband deployment to remote centres in the Solomon Islands
  • Marshall Islands IP/ISP network, services and operations
  • USP online campus network operations and upgrades
  • Peering and IXPs

APNIC activities:

  • Elly Tawhai gave the APNIC Update, including current statistics on IPv4, IPv6, AS numbers and IPv4 market transfers.
  • Along with Philip Smith, representing NSRC, Kevin Meynell conducted the BGP Routing workshop. Philip also gave a brief presentation on Internet Exchange Points (IXPs), their benefits, and how to set them up.
  • Elly also met with APNIC Members to answer their membership queries and provide them with more information about IPv6 deployment.
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