Videos, webinars, and white papers

Ruhr-CIX is powered by DE-CIX, and to get the most out of your connection, DE-CIX provides online and on-site training and white papers on peering, network interconnection, and related topics. 

The DE-CIX Academy has published videos and recorded webinars explaining topics like what is an AS number and how to get started with peering. 

In addition, DE-CIX offers white papers on peering and Blackholing, market spotlights, and market studies on the position of metro markets in the global telecommunications landscape. Below you can find a selection of the offered white papers. 

All available white papers can be found here.

How to start peering at DE-CIX - Guidelines

Learn how to start peering at DE-CIX: Get your access up and running, configure your route server peering, verify settings, set up direct peering (direct BGP sessions), monitor your traffic, etc.  
Download the guidelines.

10 useful tips on how to maximize the benefits of peering

Bernd Spiess, peering expert for many years, has developed 10 tips for peering; from optimizing routing data base entries to prefix aggregation. 
Download the 10 tips.

How to connect to Amazon Web Services via DE-CIX DirectCLOUD

This guide provides an overview of the benefits of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud and introduces carriers and ISPs to the relevant services that make up the platform. It serves as a quick product guide and informative booklet for directly connecting to AWS via DE-CIX’s DirectCLOUD platform. 

The car as connected platform — interconnection needs in the automotive Industry

This IDC Mini Market Spotlight examines the emergence of interconnection platforms that provide the infrastructure that will underpin the emerging ecosystems within the automotive industry. 
Download the market spotlight.