Entries by Emily Gallarde

Traffic Continues to Grow on WLG-IX

Wellington IX continues to grow and set a new record speed of 1.8Gbps in late February! The uptake of the IX has been promising, and we’ve noticed a good amount of growth in data volume over the past four months. On Thursday 21st October 2021, the data volume was 1.20TB compared to Monday 21st February […]

Improving Redundancy in Auckland

We are busy planning the next PoP in Auckland, with feasibility is underway for the AKL-IX expansion to Datacom Orbit Drive. NZIX engineers are laying out and designing potential solutions for improving fibre paths to reduce single points of failure, improving redundancy by assessing options via a western/non-harbour bridge path, and increasing capacity to meet […]

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NZNOG – Are you Coming?

NZNOG is happening in just under seven weeks! It should run from Wednesday 18th May – Friday 20th May at the Intercontinental Hotel in Wellington. The NOG can theoretically take place now at the red level, although orange would be preferable. Nevertheless, we are looking forward to (hopefully) seeing as many of you as possible […]

Facebook Joins NZIX

Welcome to NZIX, Facebook! With local access to Facebook, users can enjoy scrolling through their news feed with less lag! If you would like to establish a bilateral agreement with them, please note that Peering DB states they are not on the route servers, and you will need to reach out using Peering DB contacts […]

NZIX Opens in Wellington

The New Zealand Internet Exchange Inc (NZIX) is proud to announce the official launch of the Wellington IX (WLG-IX), an exchange point enabling connection between NZIX members nationally for local peering. The new IX will enable members to exchange local traffic in two locations Xtreme DC and Spark Wellington Central Exchange. “Internet Exchange Points are […]