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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

We are excited to announce that the next set of links in the intercap project are pending turn up. 30Gbps SYD-MEL (Total 40Gbps) 20Gbps SYD-ADL 10Gbps ADL-MEL (Total 20Gbps) 10Gbps ADL-PER (Total 20Gbps) If all goes to plan, the new links will be up within the next month before the network embargo.

Due to increased demand IAA has increased cache capacity in two major capital cities.  We have added an additional 60Gbps of Netflix OCA capacity in Melbourne, and an additional 40Gbps in Brisbane. The new Facebook caches in Brisbane and Perth are currently being commissioned by Facebook and will be available in the coming months.

Sadly, whilst our borders are opening up between the states at last, the rules around gatherings over the end of the year are still too strict for us to have much in the way of in person events.  Instead, this year we are inviting you to join IAA staff and Board virtually for a few […]

Well, here we are in the last gasps of 2020, and a year we’re glad to see the back of, that’s for sure! Over here at IAA, we’re getting those last few upgrades into place before the team head off for a bit of a break. It’s great to see those intercapital links coming on […]

One item that caught our eye last month was NBN Co’s confusing announcement that the CVC boost will be phased out. This will be coupled with new pricing and a new wholesale agreement. We are still in the process of unpicking what this all means, and it seems NBN Co isn’t quite sure what it […]

IAA will be implementing a change freeze on services 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. Please remember all orders and change requests need to be received by December 11th, 2020.

As Melbourne emerges from lockdown, we are continuing our online event series, this time looking at building an ISP on a budget. Life Under Lockdown: Roll your own ISP, how to build a scalable, reliable ISP from low cost components will take you on a journey from start up to successful service provider. IAA Board […]