started to bring together operators for educational as well as
co-operation. SANOG provides a regional forum to discuss operational
issues and technologies of interest to data operators in the South
As data networks
has grown around the world, we took the initiative for a South
Asian Network Operators Group (SANOG). This was in line with established
practices like NANOG in North America, RIPE NCC Meetings in Europe
and APRICOT in Asia. The meeting will provide a regional forum
to discuss operational issues and technologies closer home for
data operators in the South Asian Region. The definition includes
Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan
and Sri Lanka.
SANOG Meeting was held in Kathmandu, in January 2003, along side
the CAN IT Conference 2003, which is the annual conference organized
by the Computer Association of Nepal.