Monthly Archives: June 2019

Shaping the Internet: History and Impact of IXP Growth

It’s 1990: the Internet has a few million users and the first commercial companies have recently embraced this new distributed infrastructure. Sending traffic from a network in one region to another typically depends on large transit providers (Tier-1s). These Tier-1s sit at the top of the hierarchy formed by a few thousand existing Autonomous Systems…
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