Advanced Platform

The assets comprising the TOP-IX infrastructure are:

  • Backbone
  • Access framework

  • Housing and cloud infrastructure
  • Streaming Platform

The backbone and access framework are key elements in the Internet Exchange managed by the Consortium (see section for more information).

TOP-IX also manages housing for the purpose of hosting equipment of either Consortium members, participants in the Development Program, or other parties, as and when the public administration requires.

The level above the infrastructure consists of:

  • Cloud Computing and virtualization platform. The cloud computing platform also comprises the platform for delivering services involving streaming and the PA hiring process;
  • a platform of Time as a Service (TaaS), for distributing time sample through TOP-IX optical fiber infrastructure.