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Ondřej Filip has been elected a board member of the European Internet Registry Administrator

Ondřej Filip, the CEO of CZ.NIC and the Director of the Board of the NIX.CZ association, has been elected a management member of the RIPE NCC organization that governs blocks of IP addresses for Europe, the Near East and a part of Asia. Ondřej Filip’s appointment as a manager of such an important organization means appreciation of his work in the field of Internet domains, networks and technologies. The function that Ondřej Filip will hold for three years in the RIPE NCC is honorary and unpaid.

“I am much honored to be chosen for such a prestigious position by members of an organization as important as RIPE NCC. I perceive my appointment as an award not only for the Czech Internet community, but also for the two associations I represent. For both CZ.NIC and NIX.CZ, it is a confirmation of their reputation as important organizations that take care of the development of the Internet infrastructure worldwide,” said Ondřej Filip.

RIPE NCC was founded in 1992 as an independent, nonprofit membership organization that supports Internet infrastructure. RIPE NCC is primarily a regional Internet registry (RIR) that provides services to more than 22,000 members, primarily Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and telecommunication organizations. More info on RIPE NCC can be found on


Registration launched and first abstracts listed by CSNOG 2019 organisers

First abstracts of presentations together with a registration form can now be found on the website of CSNOG 2019 – the community meeting for network administrators from the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The aim of the meeting that will take place on May 27 and 28 in Brno is to enable the experts to exchange experience, discuss the current issues and share solutions leading to the development of Internet networks in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The organizers of this second event are CESNET Association that operates and develops the national e-infrastructure for science, research and education, CZ.NIC, the Czech national domain administrator, and NIX.CZ, the neutral peering node for the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

Currently, the first batch of abstracts has been made available on the CSNOG 2019 website, with more to follow in the near future. We are pleased to have received presentations from both business and academic representatives. I am convinced that this year as well, we will put together a program that will be interesting for a wide group of people enthusiastic about the happenings in the field of computer networks. Finally, I would like to add that the CSNOG 2019 meeting is a community one, which means it can be joined by anyone who deals with networks or is interested in the novelties in the area. This offer is aimed at both individuals and organizations that would like to become partners of the meeting,” said Sergey Myasoedov, chairman of the CSNOG 2019 program committee.

For more information associated with the CSNOG community and its conferences, visit the website. News can be found on our social media websites at TwitterFacebook or LinkedIn.


The latest issue of the NIX.CZ Newsletter has been published

The latest issue of our newsletter brings news on the seventh Peering Days hosted in Zagreb, an invitation to the second CSNOG 2019 conference, which will take place on 27 and 28 May in Brno. Informs about another important milestone, the recent record in data transfer by our node helped along by a football match between the Czech Republic and Brazil. Furthermore, you can read about a new member joining the FENIX security project or find out what NIX.CZ, CZ.NIC and have in common.


CSNOG 2019 organizers extend call for abstracts until March 29


The seventh Peering Days attracted network specialists from all over the world to Zagreb

The seventh Peering Days event took place last week in Zagreb, Croatia. Representatives of peering nodes, ISPs and datacentre providers from all over the world now traditionally meet  at this two-day event to share their experience and to discuss potential cooperation. The main organizers of this year's event were NIX.CZ (Czech Republic), (Austria) and (Hungary), the local partner of the conference was Croatian CIX.

This event proved the increasing importance of Peering Days as a total of 170 participants from 25 countries arrived in Zagreb. The largest number of network managers and networking experts arrived from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Austria, Germany, Croatia and the UK, nevertheless representatives from Japan and the United States were present at the event as well.

Presentations, also available in PDF at the event website, were largely focused on Internet infrastructure security. You can read a detailed summary of day one and day two of the event on the industry server