Entries by Abi Smalley

IX Australia live in Canberra

IX Australia’s latest point of presence is now live in NEXTDC’s Canberra C1 facility. Our peering engineers have been working hard to install 10G and 40G ports, with backhaul to Sydney now operational and available via Extended Reach and VLL’s. Members can currently order: 10G or 40G Peering Ports NSW-IX Extended Reach – Unprotected NSW-ACT […]

A Big Thank You to Jason Dale

IAA would like to thank Jason Dale for his time served as a professional member on the IAA Board over the past 2 years. Jason has dedicated his own time to this role but has decided to move on due to personal commitments. His input into the work of the Association will be missed.

Consultant Narelle Clark to assist IAA with Strategic Planning

IAA is pleased to announce the appointment of consultant Narelle Clark in a temporary 6-month role as General Manager of the Association, advising on our business and member engagement plans. Many of our members will know Narelle as a data comms engineer with a strong focus on policy having worked in AARNet in its early […]

IAA Members Receive Discounted Registration for APRICOT 2020

Registrations are now open for APRICOT 2020 in Melbourne. As the host of next year’s event, IAA is offering its members discounted registration to attend the workshops and conference. The Asia Pacific Regional Internet Conference on Operational Technologies (APRICOT) is considered the largest technical conference in the region, bringing together internet engineers, networking experts, business […]

IAA to Consult Members on Virtual Peering Ports

At IAAs AGM in August, the Association announced it would be releasing Virtual Peering Ports in Q4 of this year, however, due to recent circumstances, all projects were temporarily suspended. IAA, through its peering fabric IX Australia, is now ready to conduct an open beta of the VPP product and consult members and possible users […]

Advance orders available on IAA’s latest IX in Canberra

The Internet Association of Australia is now taking advance orders for its latest IX in Canberra’s Next DC C1 location. Canberra’s new 10G ports are available to order via the Members Portal. Members who peer on the IX Australia fabric in Canberra are able to purchase access to NSW-IX via Extended Reach Peering. For more […]


In Memory of Kellie Ireland

Many of you will have heard the sad news of IAA’s General Manager Kellie Ireland’s sudden and unexpected passing last month. Kellie was the vibrant, welcoming face of the Association for many years and is going to be deeply missed by both colleagues and community, who’s personal and professional lives she touched. Kellie joined IAA […]


APRICOT 2020 Update

Plans for APRICOT 2020 are progressing with the Call for Papers and Fellowship applications opening this month. As host for next year’s 25th anniversary event in Melbourne IAA welcomes any of our members to consider entering a paper for consideration. APRICOT is looking for presenters with experience to undertake technical tutorials, participate as a conference […]