Entries by Abi Smalley

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 […]

IAA Rolling out a new IX in NEXTDC C1

The Internet Association of Australia is continuing to expand its network with a new Point of Presence (PoP) in the nation’s capital. IX Australia are currently working on the infrastructure that will go into Canberra’s NextDC C1 site, with the service due to be lit up at the end of September. NextDC C1 is Canberra’s […]

IAA Member Anycast Networks lights up 100G Peering

IAA member Anycast Networks is leveraging IX Australia’s peering infrastructure with their introduction of 100G peering options. Anycast currently operates the most peered network in Australia and has been a long-time supporter of the IX Australia peering fabric. Former IAA President and now Anycast CEO, Tom Berryman is focused on supporting ISP and wholesale customers […]


IAA to host Apricot 2020

The Asia Pacific Regional Internet Conference on Operational Technologies (APRICOT) is returning to Australia in 2020 and IAA will be partnering with APRICOT to host the conference in Melbourne. Considered to be the largest technical conference in the region, the event brings together internet engineers, networking experts, business leaders and representatives from government. IAA are excited […]