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The first-ever Central Asia Peering and Interconnection Forum (CAPIF 1) took place in Almaty, Kazakhstan on 16-17 November 2022 with participation from 195 attendees from 15 countries.

The event is designed to support the needs of the peering and interconnection community in Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.


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Central Asia is a landlocked region with a high potential to serve as a crossroads of interconnection for other regions and countries, including China, Iran, Russia and the Caucasus.

The Central Asia Peering and Interconnection Forum is a two-day event for network engineers, peering coordinators, Internet providers, cloud administrators and data centre operators featuring meetings, presentations and networking sessions.

Participants and speakers will discuss core topics promoting peering and IXPs in Central Asia, Iran and neighbouring regions. Topics such as legislative and regulatory frameworks, opportunities for regional and international connectivity, funding and resources for IXPs, hosting CDNs, and network security, stability and resilience, including MANRS and RPKI.

Special attention will be given to Internet measurement tools and instruments provided by different local and international stakeholders.

The Central Asia Peering and Interconnection Forum is organised in cooperation with the Internet Society and Euro-IX.

Presentations from the event will be recorded and archived on YouTube for those interested.

The event will be held in English, Persian and Russian. Live translation
will be provided.

You can get in touch with the organising team at peeringdays _at_ ripe _dot_ net.




The Central Asia Peering and Interconnection Forum is organised in cooperation with



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