L-Root server installed at Web Werks Mumbai
Second L-Root Instance in India helps further decentralize the top level of the DNS, mitigate certain network outages, and reduce DNS-related delays
The second L-Root instance in India has been successfully installed in Mumbai, increasing theDomain Name System's (DNS) overall fault tolerance and its resilience against certain types of cyber threats, such as Denial of Service (DoS) attacks.The launch of the L-Root server node is a joint operation between ICANN and Web Werks, a Carrier neutral Indian Datacenter Provider located in Mumbai, who supplied the necessary equipment for the installation of the new L-Root node. Web Werks also provided the colocation in their datacenter and the bandwidth needed for the node's operation.
"We are very pleased to host India's second L-Root instance. Decentralizing important Internet infrastructure in India is one of our missions under InternetFirst Philosophy. Read More - https://www.icann.org/resources/press-material/release-2-2015-10-13-en