GARR National Network

GARR, Network

Peering list at ixp

An IXP (Internet Exchange Point) is an interchange point, a physical infrastructure that allows the various Internet Providers to be connected to each other to exchange the traffic generated by their users and thus create a fundamental part of the Internet.

Internet is a network of networks: each provider needs to be connected to other networks in order to reach all destinations. By connecting to an IXP, it is possible to interconnect with many other networks more reliably, quickly and economically.

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GARR, Italy, Network

Regional and Metropolitan Networks

The GARR network interconnects with other networks at the local, national and international level, to facilitate data exchange between the research and education community and its partners. In addition to the usual connections with international research and education networks, it is worth mentioning several peerings with major commercial networks and with the networks managed by local public administrations such as Regions and Municipalities.

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GARR, Italy, Europe, Network

Commercial Networks

GARR offers its community a link to global internet through redundant connections with three of the main international operators, for an aggregate of 30 Gbit / sec, both in IPv4 and in IPv6.

In addition, connections are made to ISPs through links to the Internet Exchange of Milan MIX and Rome NaMeX, for an aggregate of 200 Gbit/sec, and links to the Internet Exchange of Turin TOP-IX, Florence TIX and Padua VSIX, for an aggregate of 12 Gbit/sec.

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GARR, Europe, GÉANT, Network

International Research Networks

GÉANT

GÉANT is the European high-capacity backbone that interconnects European research and education networks with multiple connections of 100Gbps and offers advanced services to large research infrastructures and the entire scientific, education and culture community in Europe.

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