Category Archives: BGP

India’s first Virtual Internet Exchange – OpenSwitch IX

Internet exchanges are a key internet infrastructure that boost network connectivity and reduce internet latency and bandwidth costs. OpenSwitch IX is India’s first virtual internet exchange. Internet exchanges help ISPs reduce bandwidth costs while customers experience lower latency while accessing content. Content providers get more eyeball traffic to their networks. It is a win-win situation… Read More »

Prefix unreachable from Hurricane Electric (AS6939)

On 5th July, suddenly some of my prefixes whose upstream used Asympto Networks (AS39533) as their upstream suddenly became unreachable from Hurricane Electric’s (AS6939) end. HE’s looking glass showed that my prefixes were reachable over via AS39533-AS34927-AS213326. However ping was unreachable and also traceroute showed that the traffic was being dropped after it was being… Read More »