Entries by Abi Smalley

IAA to join the MANRS Community

IAA’s is undertaking steps to gain Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS) as part of its efforts to run a secure IXP. MANRS is a global initiative that provides crucial fixes to reduce the most common routing threats. Whilst initially designed for network operators, IXP’s play an active role in protecting the Internet and […]


IAA have fulfilled our hosting duties of APRICOT 2020 and would like to thank everyone who attended the event at Melbourne’s Crown Promenade. Despite travel restrictions caused by COVID-19, APRICOT 2020 still attracted over 560 people, from 59 economies. With five days of workshops and over 50 presentation sessions during conference week, the IAA team […]

IAA Collaborating with PCCW to Attain Global Reach for Members

IAA members will now be able to expand their network connections into over 40 countries following the establishment of interconnect API with PCCW Global. PCCW Global are the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong’s premier telecommunications service provider. PCCW has an extensive global network footprint, with points of presence worldwide and interconnections directly with […]

IAA’s latest IX Attracting New Peers

Internet service provider, AARNET is the latest member to take advantage of IAA’s network expansion into NextDC’s C1 location. More members will be coming on board shortly, as well as a Google Global Cache device. NextDC C1 is Canberra’s most connected data centre and IAA is currently offering options of 10G and 40G ports, with […]

Familiar Face to Rejoin the IAA Board

IAA Chair David Hooton is pleased to announce the re-appointment of a Matthew Enger to the IAA board.  Matthew will rejoin as a Professional Representative, filling an open vacancy on the board. For those who don’t already know Matthew, he is currently Managing Director at IX Integration. He has over 15 years’ worth of small […]

Internet Community Respond to IAA Disaster relief

As we all watch on in shock at the impacts of Australia’s bushfire season on our beautiful country, and see communities devastated by the fires, IAA as an organisation felt compelled to reach out to our own community to see how we could help. Many of our members have been affected by the fires and […]

APRICOT 2020 Workshops

Only one month until APRICOT 2020 in Melbourne! Have you registered for the conference yet? IAA members continue to receive discounted registration by using the promo code IAAMEMBER. As in previous years, APRICOT 2020 will commence with a series of technical workshops prior to the conference. The full five-day courses focus on key technical and operational […]

Members, Hurry to take Advantage of Exclusive Discounts for APRICOT 2020

Have you registered for APRICOT 2020 yet? It has never been cheaper to attend next year’s conference! Early bird registrations are open until December 31st and IAA members receive a further discount on tickets by using the promo code IAAMEMBER. As the exclusive airline partner for the 2020 conference Qantas is also offering registered delegates […]