A major upgrade of our Auckland infrastructure is underway as we roll out a new offer to NZIX Members.

From mid 2019, we are planning to offer 40G and 100G ports at all three Auckland locations.

The proposed pricing is $1250 per month for a 40G or 100G port, with a once off installation fee of $2500. Members will need to supply their own optics for their own equipment.

We can also offer LACP bundles of 10G if required.

To express your interest in a 40G or 100G port please email info@ix.nz

The Committee of the New Zealand Internet Exchange Inc (NZIX) would like to invite all our members to attend the 2019 Annual General Meeting.

Join members of the Committee to learn what has been happening during the year and be part of the future plans for the Association.

Further details including a meeting agenda will be circulated to members’ voting contacts.

Thursday 13th June 2019 from 5.30pm
at The Longroom, 114 Ponsonby Rd, Grey Lynn, Auckland

Food and drinks provided. RSVP now via the members portal.

Non-members can register by emailing admin@ix.nz

Register additional guests for the AGM by first adding them as a contact within your member account.

If you need assistance with the members portal please contact our Admin Team on admin@ix.nz or call +64 9888 9221

We were delighted to guest blog for APNIC this month, talking about how our member run IX has grown over the past few years, and what is ahead for our network with the Rugby World Cup streaming in 2019.

Read all about it here.

For those who attended NZNOG this year, you will have heard about the massive growth experienced by NZIX over the past 12 months, with an 82% increase to traffic on the IX at peak.

Growth is only meaningful with the right analysis, so we are pleased to announce that New Zealand members can now access exclusive flow-based metrics data in the Members Portal.

Login and select the Metrics panel to view a breakdown of traffic flows by Peer . This new feature will enable members to make a more accurate assessment of the areas providing best value for their business and where they might be missing out.

Similar metrics analysis will be rolled out to Australian-based IX services over the next 9 months.

If you weren’t able to attend NZNOG you can catch Tim’s presentation here, and download the slides here. If you need assistance with portal access, or with any feedback please drop us a line to info@ix.nz

It was great to see everyone tee off 2019 in style at our Holey Moley event in Aukland. The mood was festive and certainly worth the wait.

Did you putt your stuff through shark infested waters and pop culture references? We certainly improved our handicap as a result!

We hope you loved it as much as we did and look forward to our next catch up. 

How good was NZNOG? Great to see so many familiar faces and get up to speed on the latest industry developments across New Zealand. 

Did you score one of our sweet hoodies? And have you been anywhere cold enough to wear it yet? We’d love to see your best hoodie model snaps… see if you can match the professional poses of our models Kellie & Callum pictured here!

In August 2017 New Zealand Internet Exchange Inc brought in a second route server. Route Server 2 (RS2) offers our peers increased resilience should Route Server 1 (RS1) ever become isolated or fail. We’ve reached out to all our peers directly to bring up these new sessions, however there are a number of sessions yet to be established.

We’re encouraging all our peers to bring up their sessions on RS2 – special thanks to those that have already done so.

Address information for RS2 is as follows
( and 2001:07FA:0011:6:0:1DB6:0:2).

Do you need a hand? Reach out to our Support Team at peering@ix.nz if you need some assistance bringing up your session on RS2.

Following the recent Annual General Meeting, the new committee are busy working behind the scenes and discussing the future direction of the society, including the growth of the IX. We are keen to hear your thoughts on how and where the network should grow.

We have set up a very quick survey to get your input, please take a couple of minutes to have your say.

The survey will close on Friday 9th November and we will update you on the results and how this informs our plans.

Have your say now!

It was great to see so many of our members, and interested industry members, turn out to our Annual General Meeting last week.

The formalities of the AGM involved a vote from the membership to support a rule change for the society. The proposed change enables the society to access additional tax deductions from Inland Revenue. We are pleased to confirm that the motion was passed by the members, the society staff will now progress the rule change process with the Companies Office.

The AGM also saw the first committee member elections since the society was established.

The Committee would like to extend their thanks to outgoing Chair, Davey Goode from Devoli as well as committee member Kevin Cox of DTS. Your contributions to the committee are appreciated and we look forward to your continued involvement as members.

It was great to have so many nominees put themselves forward to join the committee. With only two positions available it was great to have six nominations on the ballot. Thank you to everyone that put their name forward.

We are pleased to announce that Simon Allard of Vocus Communications, and Barry Murphy of Devoli Pty Ltd have been elected to the committee. The committee are looking forward to working together to move the society forward.

Following the AGM we were excited to hear from Shane Alcock of the OpenLI project. NZIX are pleased to support the OpenLI team in their development of software to meet the requirements New Zealand’s TICSA legislation.

If you have any thoughts or feedback for the committee we welcome you to get in touch by emailing admin@ix.nz.