Can’t make it to the AGM? Stream it online! WAIA has grown to include many interstate (and overseas) members, so this year we are streaming our AGM so that everyone can watch online. A special thanks to the team at Perth Linux Users Group (PLUG) who will be managing the broadcast. To find the stream […]

WAIA is selling a second hand Cisco 7606 loaded with the following; NAME: “CISCO7606”, DESCR: “Cisco Systems Cisco 7600 6-slot Chassis System” NAME: “module 1”, DESCR: “WS-X6704-10GE CEF720 4 port 10-Gigabit Ethernet Rev. 1.5” NAME: “module 2”, DESCR: “WS-X6748-SFP CEF720 48 port 1000mb SFP Rev. 1.3” NAME: “module 3”, DESCR: “WS-X6748-GE-TX CEF720 48 port 10/100/1000mb […]

As a member driven not-for-profit association, WAIA makes it a priority to deliver a range of services that provide the best possible benefit for our member community. As part of successful expansion, IX-Australia peering services will move to price parity across all exchanges in the IX-Australia network, effective for September services. This means 1GB peering […]

Tim Nagy from Juniper Networks presented a talk at the WAIA special meeting on “Defining your NBN Service Offerings” following the WAIA Special General Meeting held in April. Tim’s talk was very technically focused around the overview NBN Connectivity mechanics. His presentation stepped through choosing a subscriber termination type, automating subscriber connections and sample BNG […]

MEDIA RELEASE Tuesday 2 July, 2013 IX-Australia expands to Sydney The WA Internet Association (WAIA) announces the launch of the fifth peering point in the IX-Australia network with NSW-IX now live. NSW-IX is a carrier-neutral peering exchange service, initially available within Equinix SY1/SY2 in Mascot. NSW-IX is part of the highly successful IX-Australia network with […]

WAIA is proud to announce the launch of NSW-IX. We seek further participants who wish to take part during our start-up phase of operation. During the start-up phase no WAIA charges will apply to participants. We have a number of peers already connected or actively in the process of connecting. Peers will need to be […]

WA-IX has been an integral part of the Western Australian Internet community, launched back in 1997 it is hard to believe the network is celebrating its sixteenth birthday already. Join us to celebrate at a special sundowner on Monday 24th June from 5.30pm to 7.30pm at ETRO Bar, 49 King Street, Perth. Drinks and canapés […]

It was fantastic to see so many WAIA members on Wednesday 17 April at the WAIA Special General Meeting. Nominee for the Professional Class representative on the Executive, Joe Wooller was elected to the Executive. Making WAIA history, the ballot to elect a Corporate Class representative between ZettaNet’s Simon Dixon and DC Two’s Mark Dignam, […]

WAIA President, Richard Keeves, and Executive Committee member, Pawel Mrugalski, were delighted to be involved in judging the WAiTTA Awards. The WA Information Technology and Telecommunications Awards (WAiTTA) have been conducted annually since 1991 by the WA Branch of the Australian Computer Society Inc, recognising outstanding performance and contributions by members of the ICT community […]

Our technical manager Joe Wooller has been very busy performing a number of hardware upgrades across the IX infrastructure to provision for the growth pattern that we are experiencing within the networks. Joe Wooller says “The provisioning of SA-IX has had its small challenges as all IX deployments have, but the contribution and local support […]