FYI - SAFNOG-5 in Johannesburg, next week.|
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With just 4 days to go to SAFNOG-5 in Johannesburg, South
Africa, we are excited to have you join us for what is going to
be a very informative, educational and fun agenda.
Highlights from the program include:
- 3 keynotes:
- Sunil Tagare (OpenCables), talking
about the impact of the submarine cables - on Africa -
that Facebook and Google have announced, and what it
could mean for the continent.
- Byron Clatterbuck (SEACOM), also
speaking about submarine cable realities in Africa, how
to make them sustainable and help effect change in the
- Jerome Fleury (Cloudflare), who will
be going into detail about the outage his organization
faced on June 24th of this year, due to a massive BGP
- The first carrier-neutral data centre
that will go live in Kampala, Uganda, at the end of 2019.
- A panel on the relevance (or lack of
thereof) of generalized speed tests in 2019 as minimum
bandwidth increases for consumers, enterprises and service
- South Africa's first FTTH service
provider that is delivering native IPv6 to home users.
- Numerous tutorials/workshops that will
provide training on:
- IPv6 deployment.
- IRR, RPKI and ROV for a secure,
- Critical infrastructure vis a vis
what the Internet should be, and what it actually is.
There will also be a number of social events
taking place, which will connect all participants to further
network with one another and create opportunities on helping
further grow the Internet within the region, and the rest of
To register for the event, and for more details
on the agenda, please visit: http://www.safnog.org/
We look forward to seeing you in Johannesburg.
SAFNOG-5 Programme Committee