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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…

MDC El Paso: interconnection beyond the border
4 Aug, 2020

MDC El Paso: interconnection beyond the border

Colocating on the border, in cities like El Paso, is essential for networks that want to service the Mexican market successfully.  The network infrastructure in Mexico splits traffic in two segments, routing the North through…

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…

MDC Laredo: Data Center On-Site Support
5 Jun, 2020

MDC Laredo: Data Center On-Site Support

The telecom industry is well known for its careful planning but even these companies need an extended team to help they need support whether it’s before, during, or after the start of a service, when…

Three key benefits of MDC Laredo
4 Jun, 2020

Three key benefits of MDC Laredo

In Mexico there are over 80.6 million Internet users with a growing demand for data consumption. Now more than ever, it is important for ISPs, content providers, and Tier-1 networks to consider establishing a presence…

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