INEX is a neutral, industry-owned Association, founded in 1996, that provides IP peering facilities for its members. INEX membership is open to all organisations that can benefit from peering their IP traffic. There are currently 96 members.
Our objective is to provide high-speed, reliable and resilient IP traffic exchange facilities for both Irish and International organisations, allowing them to route IP traffic efficiently thereby providing faster, more reliable and lower-latency internet access for their customers. The INEX switching centres are located in five secure data centres around Dublin; Telecity Group in both Kilcarbery Park and Citywest Business Campus, Interxion DUB1 and Interxion DUB2 in Park West, and the Vodafone data centre in Clonshaugh. The infrastructure is connected by dedicated resilient fibre links.
INEX is a member of Euro-IX
INEX, Ireland’s Internet Exchange, is pleased to announce that its 2015 port charges have been significantly reduced for the 7th year running. At €800 per month, a 10 Gigabit port costs less than a third of what it cost in 2007, and less than a 1 Gigabit port cost at that time (now €200 per month).
2015 June – Wednesday, June 17th, 2015
The June 2015 meeting is scheduled to take place in the Dean Hotel on Harcourt Street in Dublin 2 on Wednesday, 17th June.
Registration opens at 12:30pm with introductions beginning at 12:55pm for a 1pm start with Niamh Bushnell, Commissioner for Startups in Dublin.
Meeting generously sponsored by Interxion
1:00 Niamh Bushnell, Dublin Commissioner for Startups
1:40 Barry Rhodes, Chief Executives Update
1:50 Barry O'Donovan, Operations Update
2:00 Maria Farrell, Senior Consultant at InterConnect Communications
2:40 Coffee Break
3:15 Nina Bargisen, European Network Strategy Manager at Netflix
3:55 Nick Hilliard, IX Member List Schema
4:35 Eileen Gallagher, Marketing and Membership Update
Followed by BBQ and Drinks on the 5th Floor Terrace of The Dean Hotel
Many thanks to Interxion for their generous sponsorship of this meeting
2015 March Meeting – Thursday, March 26th, 2015
The 2015 INEX AGM was held in The Camden Court Hotel,
This meeting was kindly sponsored by Juniper Networks; thanks to Erol Bucukoglu and his colleagues.
The presentation topics for the meeting ;
1:00 pm Registration (tea/coffee)
1:30 pm Welcome and Introductions – Eileen Gallagher
1:45 pm ‘Evolution of the Data Centre’ – Brett Ley from from Juniper Networks
2:15 pm INEX CEO update - Barry Rhodes
2:30 pm INEX 2015 AGM, Chairperson Niall Murphy
3.00 pm Tea / coffee break
3:30 pm Five minutes of Fame - TBA
3:40 pm ‘Anycast on a String’- Nat Morris of UKNOF and Cumulus Networks
4:05 pm ICANN54 - Eileen Gallagher
4:20 pm ‘Building a transatlantic Cable’ – Alasdair Wilkie, Director of Marine & Projects from Hibernia Networks
4:45 pm Five minutes of Fame– TBA
4:55 pm INEX Operations Update– Nick Hilliard
5:20 pm Close and refreshments
Christmas 2014 Meeting – Thursday, December 11th, 2014
INEX Members' Meeting, was kindly sponsored by our Associate member, Agile Networks.
We returned to our traditional venue, Camden Court Hotel, Camden St., Dublin 2
Our guest speakers
Peter van Bourgondien & Dan Endries of Calix, Building High Speed Fibre Access Networks
Ben Hedges of LINX,
Update on the LINX Expansion
Ken O'Kelly & Sanjay Chohan of Juniper Networks,
Evolving DDoS Threat and Standards Based Mitigation Techniques
Stephen O’Leary of Olytico,
An entertaining look at social media analysis
Submitted by louisa on Wed, 2014-06-04 14:42
Barry Rhodes is representing INEX at the US launch of the Host in Ireland initiative at the Irish Consulate in New York. Host in Ireland is an industry-led initiative, which INEX supports, promoting the benefits of Ireland as an optimum location to host digital assets in the EMEA region. Offering U.S. and global-based organizations premium options as well as timely and accurate information relating to digital asset hosting.
Submitted by louisa on Wed, 2014-06-04 14:39
INEX is delighted to welcome Hosting Ireland as an Associate Member.