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INEX - Internet Neutral Exchange
INEX - Internet Neutral Exchange


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 98 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.

6th PoP for INEX at Northwest Business Park

The INEX switching centres are located in six secure data centres around Dublin; Telecity Group in Kilcarbery Park, Citywest Business Campus and Northwest Business Park, Interxion DUB1 and Interxion DUB2 in Park West, and the Vodafone data centre in Clonshaugh. The infrastructure is connected by dedicated resilient fibre links.

About INEX

INEX Membership Charges for 2015

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).

INEX Joins as Sponsor of Host in Ireland

The Host in Ireland Initiative’s Goal is to Educate End-Users about the Benefits of Hosting Digital Assets in Ireland


2015 June – Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

In The Dean Hotel at 12:30

The June 2015 meeting took place at the Dean Hotel on Harcourt Street in Dublin 2 on Wednesday, 17th June. This meeting was generously sponsored by Interxion
    12:55 Introductions
    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
    4:50 Close
    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

In Camden Court Hotel at 01:30

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

In Camden Court Hotel at 01:30

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

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