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November 13, 2012

Peering Issues was spoke by MSK-IX Spoke on ENOG4

On October 23-24, ENOG 4 Conference (Eurasia Network Operators' Group) was held in Moscow, Russia. This year, the major discussions revolved around Internet connectivity, network security and IPv6 deployment. The event is hosted by RIPE NCC and the Technical Center of Internet, and supported by the Coordination Center for TLD RU/РФ. The conference was broadcast by MSK-IX.

During the first part of the conference, speakers were unanimous opinion the days of IPv4 are over, and IPv6 deployment is a task of utmost importance in the nearest years.

Work part was opened with the speech by Alexander Ilyin, CIO of MSK-IX. He viewed conditions and trends faced by Russian and foreign IX. He spoke about activities and issues of regional and local IX.

Other speakers discussed perspectives of heavy content distribution, IPv6 deployment, and use of DNSSEC in Operator's Network , use of IPv6 for Russian domains, and more. In result the idea to develop and follow the co-ordinated plan to implement IPv6 was support by RIPE NCC. Its idea would unite Operators under the RIPE NCC for efficient promotion of IPv6.

The first day of ENOG4 was ended with the panel discussion devoted to peering policies and economic indicators of peering Russia. Representatives of Operators and largest Web-resources discussed peering issues at Internet and content providers. Participants of the panel discussion noted that the MSK-IX was became to gravity-centre for various regions of Europe and Asia. As they put this, Internet waves radiate from the center and until recently the US had produced the majority of traffic, while now the Web intensely moves to national IX.

Second day of ENOG 4 started with Business and Technologies section, where the attendees continued topical discussions on traffic exchange and IPv6 support. On the panel discussion "on cooperation in tackling malicious content" were viewed steps which neutralizing malicious content sources and partners with many industry-leading companies to ensure safe browsing in .RU and .РФ. Become neither a source of evil in the global Web, nor a sweet home for international spammers and fishers.

Participants of the Governance & Regulation session section elaborated on content filtering in Russia and worldwide. The session attendees discussed the most comprehensive methods to control the Internet traffic as well as control criteria and legal aspects of content filtering.

The ENOG 4 conference ended with common discussion of the Internet future. Once again, the ENOG demonstrated that new technologies overtook regulatory initiatives. The conference provides a unique facility for IT professionals to discuss current issues and develop consolidation opinions which would certainly value for further development of the Internet Network.