Entries by Abi Smalley

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NZIX 2021 AGM Save the Date

The Committee of the New Zealand Internet Exchange Inc (NZIX) would like to invite all members to save the date for the 2021 Annual General Meeting to their diaries. Date: Thursday 17 June 2021Time: From 5:30pm Location: The Longroom, 114 Ponsonby Rd, Grey Lynn, Auckland (or via Zoom)  Due to the ongoing COVID-19 uncertainty, we are planning to hold this year’s AGM […]

NZIX Increases Peering Footprint

NZIX is now three months into its collaboration with Chorus, offering peering from any handover port on Chorus’ ultra-fast broadband network to the New Zealand Internet Exchange. Chorus EdgeConnect enables Chorus customers to communicate with other NZIX members on the same exchange. This will enable connections between Chorus customers to other NZIX members physically connected to […]

See you in Wellington

Thank you to all our members who took the time to complete our survey on the proposal to establish a new IX in Wellington. We really appreciate your feedback and input into this project. We are in the early planning stages and after collating the results are now able to start negotiations. The plan is […]

New POP announced for AKL-IX

The New Zealand Internet Exchange is pleased to announce Datavault will be added to its list of POPs in the Auckland exchange.  Having been approached by DataVault and following several requests from members for a POP at the 162 Grafton Road site, NZIX have been working on making this viable for members. Again, COVID restrictions […]

Increased capacity for Auckland

Plans are now underway to increase the bandwidth and diversity of the New Zealand Internet Exchange’s inter datacentre links in Auckland.  The new AKL-Ring will see a 200G diverse link between each datacentre, ensuring healthy available capacity and reducing unpredictable spikes, so things like NZ digital sports delivery won’t go beyond our utilization tolerances. Unfortunately, […]

NZIX Offers Peering New Zealand Wide Via Chorus UFB

The New Zealand Internet Exchange Limited (NZIX Inc) is proud to announce a partnership with wholesale internet provider Chorus to provide EdgeConnect, a service enabling connection between NZIX exchange members anywhere across the Chorus ultrafast broadband (UFB) network. The new EdgeConnect product will enable Chorus customers to communicate directly with other NZIX members on the […]

NZIX Christmas Black Out

NZIX members are advised that a change freeze will apply on all NZIX services from 23 Dec 2020 – 10 Jan 2021 inclusive. During this time, no adds, moves or changes will be made to any NZIX network or member services. Rest assured, our technical team will be actively monitoring the network and will act […]

Get your NETFLIX at CHC-IX

NZIX are pleased to announce the commissioning of a new Netflix cache in Christchurch, thanks to the kind support of valued NZIX member Vocus Communications. To opt-in to Netflix in CHC-IX, set a community of “63830:40027” on your routes towards the IX.

New Zealand Internet Exchange Annual General Meeting

On Wednesday 17 June the New Zealand Internet Exchange held its 2020 Annual General Meeting. Due to the COVID-19 restrictions at the time of the meeting announcement, this year’s event was held online for the first time. It was great to see so many NZIX members and guests engage with the event, organised by IAA […]

NZIX Introduces New Looking Glass

The New Zealand Internet Exchange is pleased to announce the implementation of a new looking glass for its members. Alice-LG is a global looking glass which offers more transparent routing information and allows searches across all NZIX exchange points currently in Auckland and Christchurch, across all route severs. Why not check out Alice-LG for yourself. Alice-LG has […]