See you at RONOG 7!

Largest conference in Romania, reuniting Network Operators, IT Professionals and Government representatives.


RONOG conference brings together people sharing the same interests while sharing a diversity of ideas, experiences and opinions. Your presence will lead to a professional blend that will outcome in unexpected positive experiences with unexpected people.
Romanian Network Operators Group (RONOG) will hold its sixth meeting on the 01 October 2019, in Bucharest. The event will be hosted by InterLAN and will take place at the JW Marriott Bucharest Grand Hotel. We invite all Network Operators, Regulators and Government representatives to join us and participate in this event.

  • Register & Participate at RONOG 6 on 01 October 2019
  • Find out about new trends in the Internet industry
  • Exchange ideas, make new friends and business partners
Interlan webcast
Webcast Recordings

Videso from the event held on the 23 Oct. 2018 will be available soon at this page: Meanwhile, you can browse our Youtube Channel at:

Youtube RONOG 6 videos for RONOG 6
Youtube RONOG 5 videos for RONOG 5
Youtube RONOG 4 videos for RONOG 4
Youtube RONOG 3 videos for RONOG 3
Youtube RONOG 2 videos for RONOG 2
Youtube RONOG 1 videos for RONOG 1

Venue information

JW Marriott Bucharest Grand Hotel is situated next to the Parliament Palace and a short distance away from the city's famed Old Town. The classical building is frequented by heads of state and royalty. This "city within a city" houses everything the most demanding travelers may expect: a luxurious health center and spa providing for optimal relaxation after a busy day, enhanced services.

You will be able to enjoy various services like:

  • WiFi and Charging sockets for laptops
  • Parking spaces for Hotel guests
  • Various landmarks around the venue

day full of events


registered attendees


different countries




Exchange information with great speakers

11:00 - 12:30
Infrastructure & Networks Operators

Ben Ryall (Facebook) - Edge Control, Serving traffic effectively to people

16:00 - 17:15
Internet resources


RONOG is a platform for people to share ideas in an informal way,
focusing on technical aspects which can affect the Internet.

See you at RONOG 7!


Meet our professionals

Eric Andrei Băleanu
Eric Andrei Băleanu


Bogdan Cojocaru
Bogdan Cojocaru

Technical Engineer
Tele Grup

Cristian Copcea
Cristian Copcea


Florin Dragomir
Florin Dragomir

Head of Technical Regulation

Hisham Ibrahim
Hisham Ibrahim

External Relations Regional Program Manager

Andrei Ioniță
Andrei Ioniță

Business Development Manager

Jiří Knapek
Jiří Knapek

Senior Presales Engineer

Kevin Meynell
Kevin Meynell

Manager, Technical and Operational Engagements
Internet Society

Arnold Nipper
Arnold Nipper

Co-Founder and Chief Technology Evangelist at DE-CIX and member of the Admin, Outreach and Product Committee at PeeringDB

Varujan Pambuccian
Varujan Pambuccian

Committee for Information Technologies and Communications
Chamber of Deputies

Cătălin Petrescu
Cătălin Petrescu

Network Engineer

Anje Roosjen
Anje Roosjen

Internet Resource Analyst

Ben Ryall
Ben Ryall

Network Delivery Manager

Virgil Truica
Virgil Truica

Business Development Manager

Thomas Weible
Thomas Weible

Co-Founder and CTO

Walt Wollny
Walt Wollny

Director Interconnection Strategy
Hurricane Electric

Host & Sponsors

Flowmon Networks empowers businesses to manage and secure their computer networks confidently. Through our high performance network monitoring technology and lean-forward behavior analytics, IT pros worldwide benefit from absolute network traffic visibility to enhance network & application performance and deal with modern cyber threats. Driven by a passion for technology, we are leading the way of NetFlow/IPFIX network monitoring that is high performing, scalable and easy to use. The world’s largest businesses, internet service providers, government entities or even small and midsize companies rely on our solutions to take control over their networks, keep order and overcome uncertainty. With our solution recognized by Gartner, recommended by Cisco, Check Point and IBM, we are one of the fastest growing companies in the industry.

Founded in 2004, Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. People use Facebook to stay connected with friends and family, to discover what's going on in the world, and to share and express what matters to them.

At Flexoptix we have lived our passion for optimization and engineering since 2008 as:
Technology Providers: As a leading technology provider for optical components we simplify the processes for network builders deployment operations. We build solutions that just work.
Optimizers: We optimize not only support and supply processes, but also have vast experience in hardware & software design for optical systems. We scale by engineering.
Experts: With our in house expertise we help create smart networks that make optics operations easier, faster and more reliable. We know what we do.

IP Broker is one of the first registered brokers in the RIPE region with offices in UK, Spain, Romania, Moldova and Hong Kong. We have a team of experienced professionals with over 20 years in IT field and we can also assist with IPv6 deployment, offering mainly consultancy so the first thing we do is help our customers understand the options, the evolution and the difference in approaching this scarcity of resources. After the decision is made we assist you with IPv6 deployment and/or purchasing, selling, renting IPv4 resources. We have satisfied customers from small companies and banks to some of the largest telcos in the world. We have intermediated transactions from Kazakhstan to Portugal and from Norway to Saudi Arabia. Our team of experts makes us probably the most professional IPv4 Consulting and Brokerage company at least in Europe. We have global presence but focus mainly on the RIPE region, being headquartered in London, UK.

The Internet Society (ISOC) is an international, non-profit organization founded in 1992 to provide leadership in Internet-related standards, education, and policy. It states that its mission is “to promote the open development, evolution and use of the Internet for the benefit of all people throughout the world”. The Internet Society is a global cause-driven organization governed by a diverseBoard of Trustees that is dedicated to ensuring that the Internet stays open, transparent and defined by you. Backed by more than 65,000 members and supporters, 100 Chapters around the world, as well as more than 45 Organization members, the Internet Society achieves change through partnership and expertise in policy, technology and communications. By connecting the world, working with others, and advocating for equal access to the Internet, the Internet Society strives to make the world a better place. The Internet is for everyone!

NXDATA is one of the leading data centers in Romania and the most important interconnection and peering center in South-Eastern Europe. Founded in 2000, NXDATA offers colocation and data center services since 2002. We focus exclusively on providing the infrastructure associated with colocation / data center services: electric power distribution, climate control, secured physical space, structured cabling and access to the available telecommunications networks. With 24×7 surveillance, NXDATA data centers are equipped to the highest technical standards: fire detection and prevention systems, electric power distribution systems, uninterruptible power supply systems, environmental controls, back-up Diesel generators and network connectivity. Our independence towards the existent telecommunication operators makes available for our customers the liberty to choose the most suitable service provider free of restraints. IT&C infrastructure, Internet and communication networks are regarded by our customers as business resources. NXDATA offers the flexibility required in times of economic changes for rapid business growth and expansion into new markets.

The RIPE NCC is an independent, not-for-profit membership organisation that supports the infrastructure of the Internet. The most prominent activity of the RIPE NCC is to act as a Regional Internet Registry (RIR) providing Internet number resources and related services to a current membership base of around 9,200 members in over 75 countries. These members consist mainly of Internet Service Providers (ISPs), telecommunication organisations and large corporations located in Europe, the Middle East and parts of Central Asia. The RIPE NCC also provides a range of technical and coordination services and supports the global Internet community by providing data, expertise and a neutral platform for the exchange of ideas.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform, offering over 165 fully featured services from data centers globally. Millions of customers —including the fastest-growing startups, largest enterprises, and leading government agencies—trust AWS to power their infrastructure, become more agile, and lower costs.

Tele Grup has a growing business portfolio firmly founded on solid values common to both the external and internal partners. Tele Grup is a result of the merger of Teleprecision-MTS, Value Telecom, and Broadband Competent Center. The purpose of its founding was to offer the clients turnkey solutions and integrated services for telecom infrastructure by providing equipment, accessories and consumables for optical fibres, copper and radio frequency networks manufactured by well-known companies all over the world: Fujikura, AFL, Mills, Fremco, Softing IT Networks, Emtelle, Ekahau, FibreFab. The vision of the company is to create a landmark on telecommunication market by offering complete, customized solutions which include unique products and services, perfectly compatible and meant to contribute at highest standards of clients’ projects.

VIVA Telecom is your IT&C premium solutions provider. VIVA Telecom’s portfolio encompasses products and services of national and international data transport (MPLS, SDH, IP), broadband Internet, telephony, call center solutions, outsourcing IT and hosting. VIVA Telecom is positioned as a premium operator that provides quality services and solutions at competitive rates specifically addressing the Romanian and International business environment.

Built on a strong vision and passion for communications and new technologies, RAL started its operations in 1994 and became one of the top distributors operating on the communication market in Romania in the last 25 years.
Today, RAL is perceived as a strong partner with a vast experience, a multitude of projects in cooperation with the biggest customers in the Romanian market, having long term partnerships with representative brands and providers due to its professional and very well-trained team.
The recipe for success?! Integrity, Innovation, Respect, Perseverance and… of course, People!

Us, the people. Tech gurus, network designers and IT managers, pinpointing your company's needs, providing the right solutions. We come with experience, the latest technologies, up-to-date improvements and reliable partners - you might have heard of Google.
We're keen on delivering the best, for every client. We are BMS IT.

Chroot is an IT company offering professional hosting (shared and reseller, VPS and dedicated servers, custom solutions for applications and domain registration) for private use, commercial companies and government agencies. Chroot is an active member of ANISP (National Association of Internet Service Providers), RoNIX (Romanian Internet eXchange), member of the RIPE (Répéeux IP Européens Network Coordination Center) and InterLAN (The Largest Romanian Interconnection Platform) partner. One of the main features of our company is the spirit of innovation and ingenuity that characterizes our work. Overcrowding competition and anticipating customer needs through prompt responses, along with our responsibility and style of work; all this leads to the harmonious long-term development of Chroot partnerships. operates in the field of hosting at the best price-quality ratio offering VDS cloud hosting solutions and dedicated servers with own equipment and servers, which are collocated in two different datacenters in Bucharest and interconnected by dark fiber.
The full mesh network along with DDOS protection, A10 Networks Load balancer and FortiGate hardware Firewall ensures the protection of the infrastructure and, implicitly, of the servers and services against cyber-attacks.
Within the DedicatServer team, we place the customer at the forefront, increasing satisfaction and confidence in our services through affordable and customized packages, thus responding promptly to all our customer needs.

Telekom Romania is a dynamic brand, offering fixed and mobile innovative communication services to a broad customer community, using approximately 10 million services.
Our solutions open a world of infinite opportunities to share the beauty of life together with our families, friends, partners, colleagues and citizens around us. Our mission is to enrich people’s lives, by offering them fixed and mobile integrated services, latest technologies like 4G, optical fibre, as well as Internet TV which brings users a new entertainment experience, with access to exclusive and quality content, on all screens, and advanced interactive features. Telekom Romania is the trusted partner for companies, providing them with complete communications and IT&C solutions. Our network is bringing together people, machines and content, connecting them for a better, safer, simpler future. Telekom Romania is present in the Romanian market since 2014, after the joint rebranding of Romtelecom and COSMOTE Romania. Telekom is a brand pertaining to Deutsche Telekom, one of the world’s leading integrated telecommunications companies.

The European Internet Exchange Association (Euro-IX) gathers 73 IXPs from around the world. It was formed in May 2001 with the intention to develop, strengthen and improve the Internet Exchange Point (IXP) community. A number of IXPs recognised a need to combine their resources in order to coordinate technical standards, develop common procedures, share and publish statistics and other useful information. This would in turn give all interested parties a better insight into the world of IXPs.
As an association of Internet Exchanges, we promote an open interchange of ideas and experiences by offering fora, meetings, mailing lists and online resources, like the IXP Database. We also gather information on regulatory issues affecting member IXPs within the Euro-IX region and where appropriate from other jurisdictions. Even though our Fora are held within the Euro-IX region, IXPs from other regions (APIX, Af-IX, LAC-IX & North America) are welcome to join our membership and attend our meetings so that they can contribute and benefit from our shared expertise and experiences.
Our vision is to be the number one place for information about Internet Exchange Points -

The National Authority for Management and Regulation in Communications (ANCOM) is the body that protects the interests of the communications users in Romania, by promoting competition in the communications market, ensuring the management of scarce resources and encouraging innovation and efficient investments in infrastructure.

CERT-RO stands for Computer Emergency Response Team of Romania and it does exactly what a national CERT should do - provide nationwide incident response. We are an independent structure, initially established by government decision in 2011. CERT-RO deals with Romanian national cyberspace, aside from critical infrastructure and our task is to prevent, analyse, identify and respond to cyber security incidents.

Join. Search. Grow your network.
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.
The database is a non-profit, community-driven initiative run and promoted by volunteers. It is a public tool for the growth and good of the Internet. Join the community and support the continued development of the Internet.

Founded in 2005, InterLAN is a Romanian association of telecom operators, its principal objective being to establish a strong local telecom community. InterLAN has been a full and active member of the Euro-IX Association since 2008 and it operates Interlan Internet Exchange, the largest IXP in Romania, which brings together more than 100 domestic and foreign telecom operators. InterLAN Internet Exchange is open to all telecom operators, Internet service providers, national and international content providers, educational networks, banking and financial companies and other entities that operate data networks and need to peer with others.


Become a Sponsor

RONOG 6 conference is a valuable opportunity for sponsors and participants alike to participate in discussions concerning current and developing Internet networking technologies and trends. RONOG sponsors will be highly visible to an international audience composed of Internet industry, technical, operational and policy-making communities. Conference delegates are mainly Internet and network specialists from across the region. The Romanian NOG is growing every year in both number of participants and quality of briefings and activities. All of this is made possible by our valuable sponsors and partners. If you care to join an ever growing internet community, let’s talk!

Benefits Platinum
Recognition in the printed agenda and on the RONOG website
"Thank you" in the event Opening and Closing & Press releases
One giveaway piece in the conference bag
Your logo on "Thank You" meter board
Logo with link to sponsor website on the RONOG webpage
Sponsor logo on the conference badge
Sponsor representative will be interviewed
Roll-up banners displayed on conference room
Speaker opportunity 30 min 20 min Based on
Programme Committee
Based on
Programme Committee
Your logo and company description on a running looped presentation on plasma screens in the coffee break area
Your logo and company description on a running looped presentation on the main conference screen during the breaks
Display equipment, services or solution on the best booth
Accommodation at the hotel conference venue for 2 nights 2 attendees 1 attendee
Other custom opportunities available
Extra tickets to attend the conference (first 2 are free)* 5 4 3 2

*Extra tickets participation fee: Conference 30 EUR/person, Peering Social Event 30 EUR/person

RONOG 6 conference is about integrating companies with the event experience – you may use stand-alone exhibition spaces in the main traffic flow of the conference which is accessible to all attendees. Sponsors may also use the space as a meet and greet area. We provide tables, power and Internet connectivity. If you wish more information regarding sponsorship for the RONOG 6 conference, please contact us:

Maybe you would like to put your name on something really memorable and totally different? We’ve got your back! We’re offering the following special sponsorship packages for the RONOG 6 conference. Obviously, you will receive a big, personal "Thank You" onstage and a big round of applause.

SPONSOR (500€)
Sponsor of the digital equipment, screen displays and other equipment
  • • Logo or advertisement placed on the RONOG website and on printed RONOG 6 programs
  • • Acknowledgement and “Thank you” in Opening and Closing & Press Releases of the event
  • • Logo on "Thank you" meter boards, shared with other sponsors placed in the registration area & conference foyer
SPONSOR (500€)
Sponsor of the video recording of the conference sessions to include live streaming and edited recordings posted on the conference website & social media
  • • Logo or advertisement placed on the RONOG website and on printed RONOG 6 programs
  • • Acknowledgement and "Thank you" in Opening and Closing & Press Releases of the event
  • • Logo on "Thank you" meter boards, shared with other sponsors placed in the registration area & conference foyer
CO-SPONSOR (2,000€)
  • • Recognition as Peeering Social Event Co-Sponsor in the RONOG 6 Program and on the RONOG website
  • • Acknowledgement and "Thank you" in Opening and Closing & Press Releases of the event
  • • Logo inclusion on all advertising and signage on the Peering Social Event Location
  • • Roll-up banner at the Peering Social Event Location
  • • Special cocktails for Welcome Drink
  • • Your company logo on table cards (placed on all tables in the Peering Social Event Location)
  • • Logo on "Thank you" meter boards, shared with other sponsors placed in the registration area & conference foyer
  • • Branded-cards with your company logo placed on the coffee break area during Coffee breaks
  • • Logo or advertisement placed on the RONOG website and on printed RONOG 6 program
  • • Acknowledgement and "Thank you" in Opening and Closing & Press Releases of the event
  • • Logo on "Thank you" meter boards, shared with other sponsors placed in the registration area & conference foyer
  • • Your company logo placed on the top of a special handcrafted coffee and on coffee cup sleeves
  • • Logo or advertisement placed on the RONOG website and on printed RONOG 6 program
  • • Acknowledgement and "Thank you" in Opening and Closing & Press Release of the event
  • • Logo on "Thank you" meter boards, shared with other sponsors placed in the registration area & conference foyer
Sponsor of RONOG raffle. The prize will be given away at the end of the event.
  • • Acknowledgement and thank you in Opening and Closing & Press Release of the event
  • • Logo or advertisement placed on the RONOG Website and on printed RONOG 6 Program
  • • Logo on "Thank you" meter boards, shared with other sponsors placed in the registration area & conference foyer
Media companies, organizations, and educational institutions that are interested in partnering with our event are invited to promote and generate “buzz” brand exposure and acces to information for all parties involved.
RONOG 6 conference provides for Media Partner:
  • • Placement of Media Partner’s logo on the RONOG website and in all newsletters
  • • Free acces for up to 2 (two) persons at Peering Social Event for each Media Partner
Media partner provides for RONOG 6 conference:
  • • Publication of event-related press releases on media partner website.
  • • Publication of event-related press releases on media partner social networks.
Media companies, organizations, and educational institutions that are interested in partnering with our event are invited to promote and generate “buzz” brand exposure and acces to information for all parties involved.
Related industry professionals such as associations which share the same goals as ANCOM can join our Industry Partner list. We only require that to display a banner announcing the RONOG 6 conference on the Partner website.

Win 300 EURO!

Win 300 EURO!!

Are you passionate about innovative technology?
If yes, then we want to hear from you!

InterLAN supports young technology enthusiasts!

RONOG invites people from all across talented students and researchers in the field of internet technology to come up on stage to share their insights on innovative technology within RONOG’s community. If you are interested and have any questions, comments or ideas please get in touch with RONOG 6 Programme Committee at Thank you for being part of this community!

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