IRR and Peering

By Guillermo Cicileo In previous articles we explained what an IRR is and how to use LACNIC’s IRR. Now we will describe how to use the IRR to define AS-SET objects to communicate to our providers or peers which prefixes we want to advertise. What


Preventing the Outsourcing of our Critical Infrastructure  

By Santiago Aggio Our proposal seeks to encourage small and medium-sized ISPs (Internet Service Providers) in the region to implement recursive and authoritative DNS (Domain Name System) servers in their own infrastructure and thus avoid having to operate the


MANRS : buenas prácticas para mejorar el ruteo de Internet

¿Qué es la iniciativa MANRS y quiénes la impulsan? ¿Cómo ayuda a mejorar el ruteo en Internet? LACNIC Podcast reunió a un grupo de expertos para responder ésas y otras preguntas. Moderado por Guillermo Cicileo, líder de Investigación y Desarrollo en


How Local Operators Can Cooperate by Interconnecting through IXPs

By Augusto Mathurin When we talk about Internet user connection quality, the first thing that usually comes to mind the last mile, in other words, how users connect to their Internet Service Providers (ISPs). Surely everyone is aware of new developments in


IXPs as Community Generators

A program designed to support Internet Exchange Points (IXPs) in Latin America and the Caribbean which LACNIC, the Internet Society (ISOC), and LAC IX have now been implementing for almost two years has allowed most of the organizations participating in the


Supporting IXPs to Improve Routing Security

A plan designed to support Internet Exchange Points promoted by  LACNIC, the Internet Society (ISOC), and LAC IX is improving Internet routing security in the region. The project has allowed IXPs to have access to the RPKI validation system, automate


Growing Interest in Deploying Root-Server Copies in the LAC Region

This year,  LACNIC’S +Raices Program received applications from 23 organizations across the region interested in hosting local copies of DNS root servers. In the coming months, the proposals we received will be assessed by LACNIC and the


Promoting IXPs to Strengthen the Internet in the Region

LACNIC, in agreement with the Latin American and Caribbean Internet Exchange Point Operators Association (LAC-IX) and the Internet Society, supports IXPs that are at the development stage in organizations or countries within the region. Internet Exchange


The LACNIC Internet Routing Registry Continues to Make Progress

The LACNIC Internet Routing Registry has now been fully operational for just over a year, and the information contributed by operators through the MiLACNIC platform during this time has allowed creating a database with information which other actors can use


Three New Root Servers Installed in the Region with the Support of LACNIC

With the support of LACNIC’s +Raíces Program, organizations and academic networks in Argentina, Guatemala and Suriname have installed new copies of the I-root server managed by Netnod. This will allow improving critical Internet infrastructure in each