|Description||German Internet Industry Association|
eco â€“ Association of the German Internet Industry, is one of Europeâ€™s biggest Internet Associations and one of the founding members of both EuroCloud (http://www.eurocloud.org) and the worldâ€™s largest ISP Association, EuroISPA (http://www.euroispa.org).
As a network of experts, eco lobby on behalf of over 500 member enterprises and the German Internet as a whole, on current issues such as Internet law, infrastructure, online services, and e-business, in political arenas and before international entities. eco encourage communication between enterprises in the industry and support the marketing of their products.
eco also host a number of internationally attended events throughout the year in various subject areas to encourage networking, debate and acknowledgment of achievements in the industry. Their most prestigious being the annual eco Internet Awards and Anti-Spam Congress.
eco offer a number of initiatives and services including:
Internet exchange via DE-CIX, WORK-IX and ALP-IX - offering Internet exchange, interconnect and collocation solutions to the largest aggregation of networks in the industry. DE-CIX is the world’s leading Internet exchange in the heart of Europe and is the gateway that connects networks from Central and Eastern Europe with global networks from all over the world. This includes the world leading providers such as Google, Yahoo, Level3, Sprint and many others. WORK-IX and ALP-IX are managed by DE-CIX. (http://www.de-cix.net http://www.work-ix.net http://www.alp-ix.net)
EuroCloud Germany_eco - the German representative association of EuroCloud. (http://www.eurocloud.de)
Datacenter Star Audit - seal of approval certification for data centers (http://www.dcaudit.de)
Certified Senders Alliance - whitelist for mass e-mailers utilised by ISPs. (http://www.certified-senders.eu)
Internet Complaints Hotline (email@example.com) - dealing with complaints from the general public and handling the deletion of abusive and offensive sites in Germany and further a field.
Anti-Botnet Zentrum - a center committed to the fight against bot networks. (https://www.botfrei.de/)