Entries by Abi Smalley

IAA Continues to Support APRICOT

Following our successful hosting of last year’s event, IAA is pleased to continue its support of Asia Pacific’s largest internet conference by sponsoring APRICOT  2021. We were very fortunate to be able to have the conference in person last year.  Current circumstances around the world mean APRICOT 2021 will be a virtual event, in partnership […]

Latest Intercapital Links Turned Up

IAA engineers are continuing to increase the intercapital bandwidth between major cities to help improve our cache currency and deliver more iVLL capacity. The final Sydney to Melbourne link was brought online this week, boosting total capacity to 40Gbps. The new MEL-CBR link will now provide redundancy to members in ACT-IX. Previously, members in ACT-IX […]

Upgrades, Removals and Updates

The IAA tech team are still working on updating some of our Melbourne switching gear, as well as removing the old equipment in Perth’s QV1. Both of these are subject to travel restrictions, so please watch this space! We will, however, be upgrading the firmware on our switch in NextDC M1 to improve 100Gbps services, […]


Technology Outlook 2021 and its Impact on the Internet

IAA is excited to announce the first event in our 2021 program. Join us on Thursday 25th February as we ask a panel of experts for their predictions on what we should be looking out for this year. Technology Outlook 2021 and its Impact on the Internet will look at new technologies, gadgets, as well […]

IAA to Drop 100G Port Set Up Fees in 2021

Here is your first piece of good news for 2021! From January 1st IAA are dropping the set up fee for 100Gbps ports, bringing it into line with our other ports. This means there are now NO set up fees for any of IX Australia’s current range of peering ports. Unfortunately the deadline for orders […]

Did You Miss Our Latest Online Event?

Our most recent (and most lively!) event featured our new IAA Board Secretary, Matt Enger, relating his experience building an ISP from spare parts and a handful of customers to 10,000 customers, multiple POPs and high reliability on a shoestring budget. Members and friends enjoyed a lively discussion afterwards on the various technical and operational […]

NZIX Extends Peering Footprint

Across the Tasman, our friends at the New Zealand Internet Exchange have entered into an exciting collaboration with New Zealand wholesale provider, Chorus, to offer peering from any handover port on Chorus’ ultra-fast broadband network to the NZIX Auckland Internet Exchange. EdgeConnect is available from today, November 30, and will enable Chorus customers to communicate […]

Network Embargo

Engineers love playing networks but we also like our holidays free of outages (and work, too). Thus, we have implemented a Network Change Embargo between 23rd December 2020 and 10th January 2021 inclusive. During this time services will not be added or removed. Support staff will be on call to deal with urgent issues. We will […]