Entries by Abi Smalley

The Year That Was – IAA in 2019

As we approach the end of another year, we would like to thank our members for their invaluable support throughout 2019. IAA faced a uniquely challenging and difficult year with the tragic loss of our General Manager Kellie Ireland. Her vision and dedication saw the Association achieve some great wins and we will continue to […]

Help us Help you

IX Australia recently circulated a Market Research Survey to members. The purpose of the short survey is to help guide us on planning more sites and services in 2020. The survey is available publicly to non-members via the following link- https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/3DQ6M2G We would love to have your input into the work we undertake in the […]

IX Australia Launches New Status Page

IX Australia has this week launched its new status page detailing outages within the network. As a public status page, members can register to receive free updates for particular outages, outages by state, or for all incidents. The status page has been linked to the @IXAustralia twitter account to post updates (prefix [IX Status]) from […]

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 […]