MyIX-MyNOG Conference 2017 to Address Internet Technologies in Malaysia

Malaysia Internet Exchange (MyIX) announced that the MyIX-MyNOG Conference 2017 will be held on 26 October 2017 at Connexion@Nexus Bangsar South, Kuala Lumpur. Due to this, MyIX is calling both local and foreign registrants to participate and take advantage of a top, pinnacle event for an industry-level discussion and presentation of Internet technologies in the country.

The Malaysia Network Operators Group (MyNOG) aims to bring together network operators in Malaysia and drive greater industry push for the Internet’s technology evolution.

MyIX Chairman, Chiew Kok Hin says, “MyIX looks forward to a successful joint conference with MyNOG, as our way of leading the nation’s efforts to stay at the leading edge of Internet developments – which is especially crucial now as the country’s economic health becomes more dependent on the support of a mature and stable Internet infrastructure.”

He also shares that MyNOG has been doing an excellent job in providing a platform to facilitate and encourage peering and business relationships among local Internet Service Providers. This leads towards synergistic learning and sharing can happen to accelerate the maturity of Malaysia’s Internet scene.

The MyIX MyNOG Conference 2017 programme consists of three parts, which are the Peering Forum, Tutorials, and Conference Track, discussing topics concerning:

  • The impact of data centre traffic on the Internet network and implications to the broader communications equipment market
  • Cyber Security Threats Landscape & Incidences in 2017, following industry leadership advisory on strategic actions to be taken
  • How Serverless Computers, Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are driving up adoption of 400G and 800G Ethernet, while service providers and new cloud operators race to scramble to keep up with the bandwidth demand for business growth
  • Sharing the technology behind Google Espresso SDN Controller, that covers Traffic Engineering optimisation, how to achieve cheaper peering solutions and more
  • How to protect critical infrastructure with Autonomous Network Management against the rising number of sophisticated attacks
  • The journey of how Facebook arrived at its current scale
  • The future of the Internet in a paper on the cutting edge Blockchain technology on storing data publicly in trustless system.
  • Latest updates from APNIC, which is Asia Pacific’s main and central Internet registry that serves 56 countries throughout Asia and Oceania.

“I am confident that this partnering of both MyNOG and MyIX will bring about fruitful gathering of technological brains to really bring forward the country’s Internet development,” ends Chiew.


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