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Archived Plans

We are no longer providing updates on our Information Technology (IT) activities. The list below showcases the completed work up to Q1 2024.

2022 - 2024 Plans and Community Input

Item 1: Defining the criticality of RIPE NCC services, part of the cloud strategy framework

We engaged with the community to define the criticality rating for a number of our services, including potential cloud migration and infrastructure improvements. Read more about our service criticality rating.

Completed in Q2 2023.

Item 2: Email infrastructure

We updated our internal mailing lists and the ASO and NRO mailing lists from Mailman 2 to Mailman 3, containerising them in the process.

Completed in Q4 2023.

Item 3: Network upgrade

We are upgrading our internal network and the connectivity links between our data centres.

Worked started in Q3 2023 and continues in 2024.

Item 4: RIPE Meetings Technical Support

We worked on the technical setup and planning of RIPE 87.

Completed in Q4 2023.

Item 5: Containerisation and Kubernetes

We are building a resilient Kubernetes setup in the cloud (EKS) and on-premise to host our production applications. At the same time, we are in the process of containerising our existing applications.

Worked started in Q3 2023 and continues in 2024.

Item 6: Network Attached Storage (NAS)

We are revisiting our NAS infrastructure configuration and consulting with our suppliers on the best way forward regarding our storage, backup infrastructure and setup.

We are moving towards a simplified, 2-tier storage architecture based on VMware vSAN (gold tier) and Synology and cloud storage (silver tier).

Worked started in Q2 2022 and continues in 2024.