New IX Meet-me locations

By jwilson

We are pleased to announce some new meet-met locations for Fiber Data Internet Exchange in Iowa, Missouri, and Ohio. These locations are: Iowa666 Walnut StreetDes Moines, Iowa, 50309 MissouriNetrality Kansas City Р1102 Grand OhioFusion РClevelandFlexential РCincinnati (CIN01/02)WOW! Business (Columbus Datacenter)

Indianapolis traffic graph

By jwilson

Last 24 hours on our Indianapolis peering fabric. #keeptrafficlocal #Indianapolis #peering #interconnection #ix #internetexchange

Indianapolis route servers

By jwilson

FD-IX has deployed Bird route servers running FreeBSD on our Indianapolis fabric.  These are geo redundant as well as hardware redundant. We recommend multilateral participants establish a BGP session to each route server. The route servers do NOT peer with one another. Route Server Info 206.53.139.2 INDY.RS01.fd-ix.com 13681 206.53.139.3 INDY.RS02.fd-ix.com 13681 Default Route A default…

Welcome AS6939 to Cleveland

By jwilson

We want to welcome Hurricane Electric AS6939 to our Cleveland peering fabric #peering #keeptrafficlocal #h5 #ohio #cleveland

Welcome AS63293 to Indy

By jwilson

Welcome to Welcome Facebook AS63293 to our Indianapolis peering fabric #facebook #peering #keeptrafficlocal #indianapolis #lifelinedatacenters #ix

Is your network ready for the shift?

By jwilson

Nearly Three in Four CFOs Plan to Shift at Least 5% of Previously On-Site Employees to Permanently Remote Positions Post-COVID 19 A Gartner, Inc. survey of 317 CFOs and Finance leaders on March 30, 2020* revealed that 74% will move at least 5% of their previously on-site workforce to permanently remote positions post-COVID 19 https://www.gartner.com/en/newsroom/press-releases/2020-04-03-gartner-cfo-surey-reveals-74-percent-of-organizations-to-shift-some-employees-to-remote-work-permanently2#:~:text=April%203%2C%202020-,Gartner%20CFO%20Survey%20Reveals%2074%25%20Intend%20to%20Shift,Employees%20to%20Remote%20Work%20Permanently

Study shows business want less latency

By jwilson

Latency is becoming important to businesses developing applications that run in the cloud. Interconnection and peering are ways to solve the latency issue. If you are an ISP your customers are using these apps. Your businesses are using them. Having a good interconnection strategy is essential to your network health. An IDC survey of business…

New Ohio Connected locations

By jwilson

Are you a network in Ohio looking to connect to one of the Midwest’s largest Internet Exchanges? Fd-IX can now meet you at any of the following locations as a remote peer: 302 WEST THIRD STREETCINCINNATI, OH 45202 229 WEST 7TH STREETCINCINNATI, OH 45202 5307 MUHLHAUSER ROADHAMILTON, OH 45011 33 WEST FIRST STREETDAYTON, OH 45402…

The IX Power of Aggregation

By jwilson

As more and more of the population work from home, Internet service providers (ISPs) find they need more diverse and faster connections to cloud and content networks. In a corporate setting, the employer can justify extensive internet connections to needed resources such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure. This is often because the…