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RENATER se raccorde en 10Gbps à l’infrastructure LyonIX

on Tuesday, 09 July 2013 Posted in Archives Rezopole, Archives LyonIX

RENATER se raccorde en 10Gbps à l’infrastructure LyonIX

In july 2013, RENATER improved its connection to LyonIX by upgrading its throughput to 10Gbs, meaning 10 times as much before, in order to favour exchange between Education/Research entities connected to the national network and Lyon Internet actors.
RENATER has been connected to LyonIX, the IXP operated by Rezopole, with 1Gbps. By upgrading to 10Gbps, RENATER wants to meet an ever increasing growth of Lyon traffic.


Interconnection benefits


«RENATER always aims at optimizing Internet traffic in France, that is the reason why we develop our RENATERix offer nationwide. By upgrading its access link to LyonIX, RENATER optimises therefore bandwidth and exchange latency of Education/ research community in Lyon and Rhône Alpes region" states Laurent Gydé, RENATER technical Director.


LyonIX evolution


Rezopole has set and operated many IXPs, meaning physical infrastructure enabling members to optimise and speed their Internet traffic. LyonIX, Lyon IXP, has two sites, situates at 10Kms distance for more security: the LyonIX 1 in North Villeurbane and LyonIX 2 located in South Venissieux agglomeration.

LyonIX has set equipments that can handle 10Gbps connection since 2012.  Samuel Triolet Rezopole Director confirms  : « The majority of LyonIX users begun with 100Mbps then upgraded to 1 Gbps. Now we assit to first 10Gbps upgrades, a proof of Lyon ever increasing traffic.



RENATER (National telecommunication network for Technology, Education and Research) was deployed at the early 90's in order to gather telecommunication infrastructure for Research and Education. The Public Interest Group RENATER was created in 1993 to achieve this aim.



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