Great news from #LINX member and ConneXions reseller partner @firstname.lastname@example.org! They've just added an additional reseller port to the LINX network. This means they can now connect networks to both #LINXManchester and now LINX in #London. #Peering #KeepTrafficLocal #FridayFeeling https://twitter.com/faelix/status/1245824879871459329
Good to hear some of the biggest networks in the world are joining us in supporting @RoutingMANRS@twitter.com to increase the security of the Internet's BGP routing: https://www.darkreading.com/perimeter/major-cloud-cdn-providers-join-secure-routing-initiative/d/d-id/1337458
Detailed post by @email@example.com about QSFP28 modules and laser diode degradation causing connectivity issues on a 100G port. Feels a bit like when a LAG member goes bad, which we wrote about https://faelix.net/news/201705/aggravated-links/ and became our most popular news post.
If you trust your web browser's WebRTC implementation then @firstname.lastname@example.org has got your requirements covered and your thread model addressed. We deployed a Jitsi Meet node — free, open-to-everyone video conferencing — a few days ago at https://faelix.tv/
It’s a shame that possibly the best video conferencing software, Zoom, also has an atrocious record on computer security vulnerabilities. Why is software hard? 🙃
Good to see another email service provider has decided the same as we did for our CRM back in 2018: no more spy pixels! http://faelix.link/emailtracking
@email@example.com I'm even happier to report that I was able to convince the team to forgo the spy pixels that any email startup would naturally default to. So there are no spy pixels in the Mailbrew sendings any more 🎉❤️
You know it's time.
Stretching the analogy: there are hosting providers that actually are wind-powered, and there are clouds that are as bad for the environment as cheap flights.
Using Google Cloud, AWS, etc always feels like I've rented an airport (but none of the people needed to run it) to fly a kite.
Early release of our Halophile Router project, presented @firstname.lastname@example.org, is up at https://faelix.link/hphr — a @SaltStack@twitter.com-automated, @email@example.com template to deploy IRR- and RPKI-filtering, BCP38-compliant BGP routers for small ISPs. More info about it @firstname.lastname@example.org soon!
Crap signal? We've got you covered — with every UK mobile carrier. https://faelix.net/connectivity/multi-carrier-multi-network-3g-4g/
In addition to spraying our name onto the airwaves via the open SSID we run in every POP, we're also sticking our retro-futuristic logotype onto our cabs.
Scarf Monty decided that the little printed label stuck onto the cab by the datacentre wasn't sufficiently "on-brand".
Step right up and get your AWS lock-in in Manchester! Your first training experience and AWS-SaaS is free*!
* training how to decipher and reduce the opaque billing not included
Ah! Amazon's Manchester office has opened "with plans to employ over 600 'highly skilled' tech and non-tech employees": https://www.prolificnorth.co.uk/news/digital-agency-news/2020/01/amazon-invests-manchester-first-uk-corporate-office-outside-london?utm_source=Prolific%20North&utm_campaign=7ea3f6b2e9-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_01_16_10_59&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_414d662abd-7ea3f6b2e9-153617569
Somewhat optimistic estimate from 2010 — https://www.networkworld.com/article/2227353/can-large-scale-nat-save-ipv4-.html — suggests thousands of customers per IP address. For our any-UK-mobile-network 4G SIM product, we've started much more conservatively: ~100 devices per IPv4 NAT address.
@LTE_Max@twitter.com How many broadband customers do you think are doable for an ISP with a single /24 of space? Is 100 customers per IP doable? 1000 ?
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