How to service the growing  gaming market in Mexico
30 Nov, 2020

How to service the growing gaming market in Mexico

Last year, Mexico’s 72.5 million gamers spent over 32,175 million pesos according to the data provided by Ernesto Piedras, director of The Competitive Intelligence Unit (CIU). PWC’s Global Entertainment & Media Outlook report predicts that…

MDC gears up to join the MANRS IXP program
27 Aug, 2020

MDC gears up to join the MANRS IXP program

MDC Data Centers and the MEX-IX have begun the work to join the MANRS IXP program to promote better routing security. MANRS presents a set of routing security measures to address the unique needs and…

How to join the MEX-IX and begin peering
12 Aug, 2020

How to join the MEX-IX and begin peering

The peering world can be very exciting and if you’re just getting started we would like to review some of the basics. So let’s begin by defining what peering is:  Peering is when two or…

The only IXP established to peer with Mexico
12 Aug, 2020

The only IXP established to peer with Mexico

McAllen, the official south pole of Texas, is home to the MEX-IX, an internet exchange point (IXP) on the border established and operated by MDC Data Centers to enable international carriers and content providers to…

The difference between a route collector & a route server
6 Jun, 2020

The difference between a route collector & a route server

All peering at an internet exchange point (IXP), like the MEX-IX,  requires Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) sessions to be established between two or more participating members. BGP enables networks to announce their IP addresses to…

Filtering with ‘Never Via Route Server’ on PeeringDB
25 Feb, 2020

Filtering with ‘Never Via Route Server’ on PeeringDB

PeeringDB recently announced a new feature that allows networks to indicate whether or not they should be reached via route servers. This new function serves as an additional preventative measure to avoid catastrophic BGP route…

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