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Chris Grundemann: 2015 NANOG Board Candidate

After a lot of thought, a bit of encouragement, and just enough foolish sense of duty, I’ve decided to run for the NANOG Board of Directors in this year’s election. NANOG is where I learned much of what has made me a good engineer and a bunch of what makes me a decent human. It’s where […]

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Upcoming USTelecom Webinar on IPv6 Security Myths

I’m very happy to announce that I’ll be giving a talk next week that doesn’t require me to get on a plane! On Thursday, 16 April at 1300 EDT I’ll be teaming up with USTelecom for a webinar: Security in an IPv6 World: Myth & Reality Now that IPv6 is being actively deployed around the […]

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The Rocky Mountain 2011 IPv6 Summit is here again!

The ISOC Colorado Chapter is pleased once again to sponsor a booth at the annual Rocky Mountain 2011 IPv6 Summit. Over 400 networking professionals; including, leading systems architects, technical engineers, and researchers will be in attendance. This is the 4th annual event for the Rocky Mountain IPv6 Task Force.  There is an even greater sense Read more…


Chapter update: Ghana

ISOC Ghana Chapter and ghNOG organize ghNOG-2 Unix systems administration workshop and public meeting
Contributed by: Vera Doku
The Ghana Network Operators’ Group (ghNOG), in collaboration with the Internet Society Ghana Chapter (ISOC Ghana) and the Ghana Telecom University College (GTUC) held the ghNOG-2 Unix Systems Administration Workshop from 15-19 March, at the GTUC in Accra, Ghana. […]


March 18th, 2010 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , , , |

Community Grants Programme Project Showcase

Project Title: Internet-on-the-Move
Contributed by Asim Zaheer, Pakistan (May 2009 grantee)
“Internet-on-the-Move,” a three month mobile-workshop project, was executed in semi-urban areas, surrounding Lahore, Pakistan. The idea has been to maximise Internet access, usage and awareness amongst private schools being operated by NGOs in these areas – with regular visits by car/van with workshop lab equipment and […]


December 15th, 2009 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , , |

Plans for new Kenyan IXP begin to take shape

East Africa set to benefit from greater international bandwidth and regional connectivity
Two major new submarine cable developments are setting the stage for substantial improvements in Internet service in East Africa. For Kenya, in particular, one of the new cable landings is also providing the opportunity for the country’s second Internet Exchange Point (IXP).

Michuki Mwangi, Senior […]


September 16th, 2009 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , , , |

African Technical Capacity Development Programme gathers momentum

Contributed by Michuki Mwangi
Already assisting some 60 African technologists in just three months, ISOC’s new technical capacity development programme for Africa is building both skills and sustainability, thanks to participation by ISOC Chapters and local Internet communities.
The programme aims to broaden the reach, impact, and sustainability of Internet technical training in Africa by promoting the […]


August 26th, 2009 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , , , , |

Chapter update: Ghana

ISOC Ghana Organizes ‘AfNOG E0 Localisation’ Workshop
Contributed by Eric Akumiah
The Internet Society Ghana Chapter (ISOC GHANA) has organized the first ‘AfNOG E0 Localization’ Unix Systems Administration Workshop at the University of Cape Coast in Ghana. The Workshop, which took place from 27-31 July 2009 is in line with the Internet Society’s initiative of […]


August 25th, 2009 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , , , , |

Chapter Update : Congo

Contributed by Jean Philemon Kissangou
Capacity building in ICTs is one of the areas retained in the “Tunis Agenda” as a focal point for implementation of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) outcomes. In line with this, and in the framework of ISOC’s Education Programme workshop, an AfNOG-workshop on BSD Unix administration was recently […]


August 6th, 2009 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , , , |