MidWest-IX IPV6 stats

By jwilson

MidWest-IX is now seeing over 15,000 IPv6 routes on our Indianapolis Fabric from any ever-growing number of peers. We are getting reports, not only from our members but from others which say IPv6 traffic is faster when it comes to streaming content.

MidWest-IX adds additional 10 gig ports to Eastgate

By jwilson

We are excited to announce additional 48 10 Gigabit ports to our 401 North Shadeland (EastGate) peering location in Indianapolis, Indiana operated by LifeLine Data Centers.  This allows us to scale to meet demand for our members. As more and more networks have to scale to meet demand, MidWest-IX is keeping up with that demand.

DDoS and peering

By jwilson

Many of you have been reading the news of the Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks on sites such as Netflix, Twitter, etc..  To get to the root of the issues here are some links. CNBC Article about the DDoS Next Web Article So how does peering fit into all of this? During attacks, like what…

Netflix is online with MidWest-IX in Indianapolis

By jwilson

MidWest-IX is excited to announce a Netflix OCA node is online with our Indianapolis peering fabric.  This will speed up access to Netflix content for any of our members.  Streaming content can account for up to 80% of a network’s traffic, and Netflix is a big part of that for many networks.  Network operators are…