100G First for Aussie Broadband

The Internet Association of Australia (IAA) is excited to announce Aussie Broadband as their first 100G peer, with the new port now live and passing packets on WA-IX. This milestone follows the successful launch of 100Gbps peering services by IX Australia (IXA) late last year. Phillip Britt, Managing Director at Aussie Broadband is very pleased […]

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Dark Fibre Fastrack for PIP

PIP has been delivering cloud applications since their inception in 1985, hosting Mainframe and UNIX based applications at their datacentre. The latest string to their bow will keep service performance levels high with the newly installed Dark Fibre peering from Fujitsu to NextDC S1. PIP are the first to take advantage of this new connection […]

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100G Peering Now Available on IX Australia

IX Australia is pleased to announce the launch 100Gbps peering services. “We are committed to meeting the needs of our members, by providing services that support their needs,” said Technical Manager, Joe Wooller. “Delivering 100Gbps peering offers our members greater options for their peering needs,” said Wooller. “The Internet Association of Australia, and IX Australia remain committed […]

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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 ( with RS1 ( 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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