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AusNOG 2018

After 12 long years we were delighted to be back in the sponsor’s seat for AusNOG 2018. The Westin in Sydney provided the perfect backdrop for an excellent lineup of speakers and subjects that followed over the next two days. Everything from subsea cabling to routing and the coming of the robots was up for […]

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New WA-IX PoP at PierDC

The Internet Association of Australia Inc (IAA) is pleased to announce the continued growth of the IX Australia network with new PoP launching in Western Australia with PierDC now live. This brings the network to 33 PoPs nationally. “The introduction of our latest PoP at PierDC provides our members with even more options for their […]

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New IX Peers

Catchup and Newsletter It might have been a while since we last did one of these announcements but not to worry, we’ll promise to get back into doing new peer announcements via our Newsletter! You can keep up to date with our latest news by signing up for our monthly newsletter. We’d like to welcome […]

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NSW-IX Hits 200Gbit!

The team at IX Australia are pleased to announce that on the evening of 12th of April we hit a milestone traffic volume of 201Gbit/sec. The last 14 months have seen the fabric double it’s throughput having only hit 100Gbit/sec for the first time on 16th Feb 2017, only 419 days prior.     As the […]

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VIC-IX Hits 100Gbit

We are pleased to announce that at around 21:30 AEST VIC-IX hit 102.1 Gbit/sec total aggregate throughput. This is a major milestone for VIC-IX having shown tremendous growth over the past 12 months. We have seen a huge change in the uptake in peers and content providers on the fabric providing more value to our […]

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NSW-IX Welcomes Hurricane Electric (AS6939)

We would like to welcome Hurricane Electric (AS6939) onto NSW-IX who bring with them an additional ~45,000 new IPv4 prefixes and ~22,000 IPv6 prefixes to the fabric. We have tentatively added them to RS2 (218.100.52.254) with RS1 (218.100.52.1) to follow shortly. Hurricane Electric has an open peering policy and welcomes bilateral peering requests. Members on NSW-IX are encouraged to […]

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IX Australia launches 40Gbps peering with amaysim

The Internet Association of Australia (IAA) are pleased to launch 40Gbps peering services on their IX Australia network. Long term member and peer amaysim are the first to light up 40Gbps services on both NSW-IX and WA-IX. “As a member driven association IAA strive to provide any services which support our members and the Internet […]

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AWS Direct Connect – Now Available in Perth

IX Australia is pleased to announce the availability of Amazon Web Services Direct Connect services in Perth. Corporate Members are entitled to 5 Free VLLs and can now use these to connect to AWS from within the WA-IX Fabric. This new availability zone expands our existing Direct Connect reach allowing members to connect to either […]

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Peering Update – New Peers & NSW-IX Hits 200!

Over the last few months we’ve been incredibly busy welcoming many new peers to the fabric. We encourage members to approach new peers and establish bilateral peering relationships where you feel a relationship would be beneficial. To facilitate this, we strongly encourage members to sign up and keep their PeeringDB pages up to date with […]

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Metrics @ IX Australia

We have recently invested a significant amount of work to re-architect and design a new platform for metrics around the IX Australia fabric. We’d like to show you where we’ve come from, the technology stack we’ve chose and what is to come. Existing Technology Stack For the past five years, we have used Cacti to […]

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