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Radius Supports PhNOG 2018 Conference and APNIC Workshop in Manila

April 5, 2018

Radius provided 100Mbps IPV6 connectivity during the Philippine Network Operators’ Group (PhNOG) conference and Asia-Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC) workshop last March 5-9, 2018, at I’M Hotel in Makati City.

The conference addressed various issues in the Philippine internet landscape, including security, infrastructure, and policies. Peering, hacking and IPV6 challenges in the country were also highlighted and discussed. Various notable personnel attended the event, including the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) Secretary, Mr. Eliseo Rio, Jr, and some representatives from MNCs such as Google and Microsoft. APNIC Director General, Paul Wilson although was not able to attend the conference gave a video address pointing out the importance of IPV6 deployment.

The workshop however focused on network management and monitoring. It discussed the theory of network management and related the use of open source tools (network devices and services) for monitoring. It was attended by network engineers, system administrators and developers.

Apart from the internet sponsorship, Radius giveaways were also raffled off to participants of the conference. Radius was also involved in documenting the event through photo coverage.

This is the 2nd year that Radius supported PhNOG, and it will continue to do so in the coming years. With the successful deployment of IPV6 in this event, Radius will continue its efforts to enhance its network to cater to advanced communication needs of its partners and clients.

 
Radius ladies with DICT Undersecretary Eliseo M. Rio, Jr.
Ladies from left to right: Radius Relationship Managers Rosey Salunga-Avancena, Angel Rosales, and Radius Solutions Architect Gen Valenzuela-Aguilar
 


Radius representatives from left to right: Nikko Magto, Marketing Specialist; Al Solis, Jr., VP for Product and Marketing; Ai Bagamaspad, Relationship Manager; Stephen Ngo, Head of Network Planning and Operations Center; Sheng Hermano, Head of Marketing
 


Participants of Day 1 Conference. Photo c/o Achie Atienza
 


Plaque of Appreciation for Radius
 

Philippines Network Operators’ Group (PhNOG) is a non-profit organization established to promote coordination among Network Operators in Philippines. Focus is given to knowledge development of all members as well as the Philippines IT community as a whole through discussions on technical issues/concerns regarding the Internet and network management.1

Asia Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC) is an open, member-based, not-for-profit organization, whose primary role is to distribute and manage Internet number resources (IP addresses and AS numbers) in the Asia Pacific region’s 56 economies. These number resources are the building blocks for the Internet to operate and grow.2

1 Source: http://phopenix.net/
2 Source: https://www.apnic.net/about-apnic/organization/