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…

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…

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…