Industry Tools + Resources

Tools + resources for industry pros

Here are just a few of the tools and resources we find most useful for our community of students and new + seasoned professionals in the fields of network engineering, operations, and architecture.


PeeringDB is a freely available, user-maintained, database of networks, and the go-to location for interconnection data. The database facilitates the global interconnection of networks at Internet Exchange Points (IXPs), data centers, and other interconnection facilities, and is the first stop in making interconnection decisions.

IPv6 Website Validator is a free service that checks your IPv6 and IPv4 connectivity and speed. Diagnose connection problems, discover which address(es) you are currently using to browse the Internet, and what is your browser's protocol of choice when both v6 and v4 are available.

MANRS for Network Operators

Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS) is a global initiative, supported by the Internet Society, that provides crucial fixes to reduce the most common routing threats.

MANRS Observatory

Number of incidents, networks involved and quality of published routing information in the IRR and RPKI in the selected region and time period.

ARIN Reference & Tools

ARIN not only facilitates the policy development process, but also educates the Internet community. Download fact sheets, view tutorials, read up on RFCs and other technical information, and study the latest regional and global Internet number resource statistics.

NSRC Calendar

NSRC (Startup Resource Center) provides a wonderful calendar which details network education and training events across the globe.