Entries by Emily Gallarde

We’re taking pre-orders for Datacom Orbit Drive

As part of our network expansion plans in Auckland, our new Point of Presence (PoP), Datacom Orbit Drive, is now at the stage of taking pre-orders and is expected to go-live late in January 2023. Members can now pre-order 10G/40G/100G ports at this new location via the Member Portal. Once the site is fully operational, […]

End of year embargo period

In preparation for the end of the year, we would like to inform members of our embargo period: Friday, 23 December 2022 – Sunday, 8 January 2023 (inclusive). During this period, we will not be provisioning any new services or changing existing services. Rest assured, support staff will be on call if any urgent issues […]

Welcome back, Simon!

We’re thrilled that Simon will be continuing his service to NZIX by serving on the Committee for another four-year term. Simon joined NZIX in 2018 as he works for a large telco that heavily relies on peering. He says, “peering in New Zealand is a big part of the New Zealand Internet, and it’s important […]

Introducing Jocelyn Bateman

We’re excited to introduce our new Committee Member, Jocelyn Bateman! Jocelyn will be serving on the Committee for the next four years, and we are very happy that she has come onboard. Joining NZIX in 2020 as part of the AWS Edge PoP build in Auckland, she subsequently decided that she would like to become […]

News from the AGM

Another great AGM done and dusted! Thank you to all who came and the Committee and staff who helped make the meeting happen. We sent out a post-event survey that returned some overwhelmingly positive feedback. Thank you to those who completed the survey; your feedback is valuable and always welcome. For those who were unable […]

Planned Network Expansion in Auckland

Work is now underway to begin the Auckland Expansion project – codename AKL_EX22 – as it has now been officially approved by the NZIX Committee! The new point of presence, Datacom Orbit Drive, is at the sign-up and rack allocation stage, and contractors are being lined up to deliver 1x 96F MTP structured cabling to […]

Chair Update

Kia Ora Welcome. We’ve had much change in our governance since we last talked so let’s kick off with that. I’m Dave, your new Chair, not to be confused with Dave, your old Tres. Chris is now Treasurer; I’m Chair. We swapped roles – not rigged at all. I’d like to thank Chris for his […]

Our Plans for a Better Future

At last year’s AGM, Chris set a challenge for everyone to come up with ideas for investing the Society’s funds into some new initiatives. Some offered ideas straight away, with one particular idea really standing out – an educational ISP. In a nutshell, this project will create an environment where you can be shown a […]

Join us in Auckland for the 2022 AGM

The plans are locked in for the upcoming AGM! You would have seen the save the date sent out earlier in June, inviting you all to register to attend. This year’s AGM will be a hybrid event with attendees having both options of attending in person or virtually via Zoom. Date: Thursday, 28 July 2022Time: […]