Network Architecture


The network architecture of TWIX is composed of Ethernet Switches (E/S) and Route Reflectors (RR). The types of equipment are listed as follows.
(1) E/S:Providing peering connection of FE/GE/10GE interfaces.
(2) RR:Providing public peering sessions.


Baseline Protection Description
Bogons and Martians prefixes protection     defined in RFC1918, RFC5735, RFC6598, and RFC8190
AS-PATH protection     defined by RFC5398, RFC6793, RFC6996, RFC7300, RFC7607
Advanced Protection Description
RPKI validation     By default, reject invaild. For some special cases, permit it by updating prefix-list.
Prefixes protection     1.Filter too-specific Prefixes
    2.Filter default-route
    3.Anti-spoofing of GSN prefixes for unauthorized members
    4.To obtain furthers, please apply for the permission.
AS-PATH protection     1.Filter Long Paths
    2.Filter Known Transit Networks in AS Paths
    3.Permit routes origin from members only by default
    4.To obtain furthers, please apply for the permission.

Satellite Sites

TWIX in Taipei City is the main site for providing internet exchange service.
In order to provide a better quality of service, and in a more convinient way, TWIX has also set thtree extensions in other cities in Taiwan, including New Taipei City (Banqiao), Taichung and Kaohsiung. Our clients can choose one of the them to conntect to.
Note: the extra expense for connecting between extensions will be on clients' end

Name Address
Taipei(TPDB) 6F, No.21, section, Hsin-Yi Road, Taipei City, 100, Taiwan, R.O.C
Banqiao(PCPD) No. 8, Guoqing Road, Banqiao District, New Taipei City, 220, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Taichung(TCWH) No. 351, Section 1, Wenxin Road, Nantun District, Taichung City, 408, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Kaohsiung(SKC1) No. 18-2, Zhongshan 1st Road, Xinxing District, Kaohsiung City, 800, Taiwan, R.O.C.