#707 IP transit provider Cogent

Posted: 2018-10-09 08:06

Start: 2018-10-15 00:00:00
End : 2018-10-15 06:00:00

Affects: Traffic over Cogent EQX-AM5

We have received a notification of a maintenance by one of our transit providers, Cogent.

During their maintenance traffic will automatically reroute over our Cogent connection at Global Switch Amsterdam and over other transit providers. We do not expect any issues.

Their maintenance reason is: "Code upgrade of router modules"

Their reference:NC840-113

For transparency purposes we decided to publish this notification.

Update 2018-10-09 12:12: After having contact with cogent having concerns as it looked like both connections would go down, we have found out incorrect ID's and was assured this is only affecting EQX-AM5 connetion.

#706 Maintenance DBA Core infrastructure

Posted: 2018-10-09 08:03

Start: 2018-10-23 06:30:00
End : 2018-10-31 07:00:00

Affects: Traffic of related vlans in DBA

As part of the infrastructure change that is currently going on in DBA, Now physical connections of Zone4 and Zone5 is completed, we will be moving the remaining VLANS to the new infrastructure.

We have planned in the following maintenance:

Tuesday 23 October, VLAN 200 tm 300
Thursday 25 October, VLAN 301 tm 377
Wednesday 31 October, VLAN 378 tm 454

During this time, network connections per VLAN may be interrupted up to 1 minute.

#705 Power maintenance Equinix-AM5

Posted: 2018-10-05 14:30

Start: 2018-11-11 00:01:00
End : 2018-11-11 01:30:00

Affects: Equipment located at Equinix-AM5

We received a maintenance notification from one of our infrastructure datacenters Equinix-AM5 that they are having their 3 yearly power maintenance.

Their exact maintenance reason is:

Please be advised that Equinix will temporarily switch off one of the redundant power supplies to some or all of your cabinets within AM5 for approximately 60 minutes. The remaining power supply to your cabinets will stay available including UPS and Emergency Generator backup.

We are performing 3 yearly maintenance activities to our main breakers.

Only one feed will be de-energized at any one time to perform the maintenance.

As all our equipment is setup redundantly we expect no issues, this does not affect any server hosting customers.

their reference is 5-166701745337

#704 Maintenance Zone 5 Databarn Amsterdam

Posted: 2018-09-29 12:46

Start: 2018-10-08 06:30:00
End : 2018-10-08 07:00:00

Affects: Traffic Zone 5 Databarn Amsterdam

As a follow up on an earlier issue described in, we have tested and made changed the cable in between the zones. As this path is now stable again, we will be moving the infrastructure back to the old path.

During Monday 8 October 2018, from 6:30 to 7:00, we will be performing the move. This may cause an interruption of your services up to a minute. We will try to keep the downtime as low as possible.

Update 2018-10-08 8:36: After running on the new paths for an hour, everything seems to be stable so far and we have not found any errors. Hereby we close this maintenance.

#702 Wave service maintenance FRANCEIX GSA

Posted: 2018-09-19 14:05

Start: 2018-10-28 00:00:00
End : 2018-10-28 05:00:00

Affects: Routing FRANCEIX

Wave service provider which connects GlobalSwitch Amsterdam (GSA) towards FRANCEIX is having a planned maintenance.

Their maintenance reason is " As part of our commitment to continually improve the quality of service we provide to our customers, we wish to inform you INTEROUTE will be performing splice box replacement works on our fiberoptical network. This planned activity will take place in Belgium. "

Interoute has given this maintenance reference number: 1-4352791011

All FRANCEIX routed traffic is automatically routed over our other exchanges and IP transits.

For transparency purposes we decided to publish this notification.