The Malaysia Internet Exchange said it continues to be an important Malaysian asset due to its role of 'keeping internet traffic local.'
2018 peak at 391Gbps, over 70x increase from 5.8Gbps recorded in ‘09 MyIX plans more training, knowledge sharing, will co-host Peering Asia 3.0
Malaysia Internet Exchange in talks with regional ISPs, Netflix
According to the Cisco Visual Networking Index Global Forecast and Service Adoption for 2013 to 2018, global Internet Protocol (IP) traffic will increase nearly threefold over this five-year period due to more Internet users and devices, faster broadband speeds and more video viewing.
With the Heartbleed bug being touted as 'the biggest security threat the Internet has ever faced' to date, organisations around the world are racing to patch their systems and secure sensitive information from potential attack. In Malaysia, the situation is being monitored by the relevant government agencies with local companies urged to act fast. Gabey Goh reports.
Finnish software security solutions vendor Codenomicon, has discovered a serious Internet vulnerability dubbed ‘Heartbleed’ which potentially allows attackers to steal private encryption keys, session cookies & passwords.
Malaysia’s Internet traffic consumption has increased by 51% in the last 12 months, to a total amount of 349,277 Mbps, according to the latest statistics released by the Malaysian Internet Exchange (MyIX).
The Malaysian Internet Exchange (MyIX) said it will be investing up to RM3.7 million (US$1.2 million) to increase the bandwidth capacity of its central nodes’ interconnection in the Klang Valley from 10 gigabits per second (Gbps) to 40 Gbps.