Cisco Catalyst 5000 Switch with used by London Internet Exchange (LINX) in 1996. s/n 66024714 The first 100mb capable switch deployed by an Internet exchange anywhere in the world and installed by the ISP Demon Internet.
Cisco Catalyst 5000 Switch used by London Internet Exchange (LINX) in 1996. s/n 66024714 This was the first 100mb capable switch deployed by an Internet exchange anywhere in the world and was installed by the ISP Demon Internet. It was one of the early switches used by LINX to route traffic across UK networks rather than unnecessarily long distances via the USA. Its acquisition gives a UK perspective on the development of the Internet and the movement of internet traffic.
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