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…

FD-IX moved to a new web-server

By jwilson

Our web team has moved the web-site to a faster server. Load times have been drastically reduced. New hardware is always a nice thing! #keeptrafficlocal

Texas-IX announces new node inside H5 100 Taylor in San Antonio

By jwilson

www.texas-ix.co FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                    Contact: Texas-IX                                                                                             Phone: 317.644.2224e-mail: peering@fd-ix.com Texas IX announces new node in San Antonio.Texas-IX announces node inside 100 Taylor [San Antonio Texas, November 2020] Texas-IX announces an extension of their Texas peering fabric to the H5 Data Centers facility at 100 Taylor in San Antonio Texas.Texas-IX has expanded it’s internet exchange fabric…

Fiber Data Internet Exchange (FD-IX) announces expanded space in St. Louis.

By jwilson

[St. Louis, Missouri October 2020] In a partnership with Netrality, Fiber Data Internet Exchange (FD-IX) has expanded our hosting capacity in the St. Louis market including 210 Tucker and 900 Walnut. FD-IX, through a partnership with Netrality, has increased our space footprint at both the 210 Tucker and 900 walnut facilities.  By doing this, FD-IX…

Internet Society Brief on Internet Exchange points

By jwilson

Internet exchange points are physical locations where different networks connect to exchange Internet traffic via common switching infrastructures. They are a key part of the Internet ecosystem and represent a vital way to increase the affordability and quality of connectivity in local communities. IXPs usually are dispersed across countries to enable local networks to efficiently…

Reaching us by telephone

By jwilson

We have recently updated our phone tree. You can reach us via phone at 463.209.7100 or 317.644.2224 for those of you used to that number. As always you can contact us via the web at https://fd-ix.com or e-mail at helpdesk@fd-ix.com

Indianapolis Information

By jwilson

Anchor Locations733 West Henry Street – Lifeline Data Centers401 North Shadeland – Lifeline Data Centers Node Locations731 West Henry – 365 Data Centers Remote Peering701 West Henry – Data Bank Peering InformationPeeringDB Entry for IndianapolisUntagged Vlan by defaultRoute Server 1 IPV4: 206.53.139.2Route Server 2 IPV4: 206.53.139.3 Route Server 1 IPV6:2001:504:45:f3e8::2Route Server 2 IPV6: 2001:504:45:f3e8::3

Member news: Smithville launches expansion

By jwilson

SHARPSVILLE, IN — A new gigabit era arrived in Tipton and southern parts of Howard counties in August, when Smithville, a national Top 100 Broadband company based in southern Indiana, lit up the first of more than 500 homes with fiber-based internet, according to Darby McCarty, CEO and chairman of Smithville. Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch, along with…

Facility Spotlight: H5 Cleveland

By jwilson

FD-IX has an on-net Internet Exchange node inside the H5 Datacenter at 1625 Rockwell Ave, Cleveland, OH. Our peering fabric currently has 1 Gig and 10 Gig peering ports available. Higher capacity ports are available at the customer’s request. Our PeeringDB link can be found at https://www.peeringdb.com/ix/2286 You can learn about the facility at:https://h5datacenters.com/cleveland-data-center.html #Cleveland…