WAIA is proud to announce the launch of NSW-IX

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 […]

Join us to Celebrate WA-IX Turning Sixteen!

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 […]

New Members for the WAIA Executive

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 helps judge the WAiTTA Awards

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 […]

IX-Australia Update

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 […]

IX-Australia expands to South Australia

The WA Internet Association (WAIA) announces the launch of the SA-IX peering point, an expansion of the IX-Australia peering network. SA-IX is a carrier-neutral peering trial available by connecting to either of two SA-IX locations in central Adelaide. This peering point builds on the highly successful peering exchanges in Western Australia (WAIX), Victoria (VIC-IX) and […]

Peering shows steady growth in Queensland

IX-Australia peering network shows steady growth in Queensland (QLD-IX), providing more cost effective data exchange for businesses. The network, which began as a trial in March 2012, now has 23 active peers reaching peak traffic in excess of 1.7 Gigabits per second. Leading Australian and Queensland dedicated server provider, Oz Servers joined QLD-IX looking for […]

AusNOG 2012

WAIA were pleased to send a team from the Executive to attend the 6th Annual AusNOG conference held in Melbourne in September. With a limit of 200 delegates this exclusive conference provides a valuable opportunity for the Australian network engineering community, ISP’s and content providers a great event to explore, discuss technical and exchange ideas. […]

Celebrating QLD-IX

WAIA hosted a pre AusNOG social networking event in Brisbane on Monday 3rd September 2012 at The Laneway Bar. This event brought together current and new peers providing an opportunity to unwind, chat and thank everyone who has taken a part in the establishment of QLD-IX network. Joe Wooller, Pawel Mrugalski and Chris Markovic from […]

WAIA supports pilot program for WA retailers

The Western Australian Internet Association is proud to announce its support of the Smarter Digital RoadMaps for Retailers pilot program, part of the WA Government’s WA Business Online initiative. If you provide services to retailers, we encourage you to learn more at www.DigitalRoadMaps.org. WAIA is a Foundation Supporter of this innovative and unique program specifically […]