Open-IX Association Appoints Valerie Wittkop As Executive Director

Oct. 8, 2019

WALNUT, CALIFORNIA – OCTOBER 8, 2019 - Open-IX, a 501(c)(6) non-profit association, formed to define and promote community-regulated interconnection standards for data centers and Internet exchanges, has appointed Valerie Wittkop as its new Executive Director. Open-IX is honored to welcome Wittkop, as she will surely provide execution and management of the board and community’s vision.

 

Valerie has been working with and managing non-profit organizations for over 20 years, honing the skills and experience she brings to the association. She became the Program Director for NANOG (North American Network Operators’ Group) in 2015 and continues in that role today. She ...

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Open-IX Association Appoints Robert DeVita as its new Executive Director

Sept. 6, 2018

Robert DeVita to Execute the Board’s Direction for Enhanced Standards including New Edge Data Center and Cloud Connectivity Standards

September 6, 2018 (NEW YORK) – Open-IX, a 501(c)(6) non-profit industry association formed to promote the highest standards for data center interconnection and internet exchanges, has appointed Robert DeVita as its new Executive Director. Effective immediately, DeVita will provide leadership for Open-IX’s mission to identify, create and support the implementation of industry standards for data center, internet exchange operators and cloud connectivity solutions.

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Open-IX Achieves ANSI Accreditation by the American National Standards Institute

Aug. 21, 2018

August 21, 2018 (NEW YORK) – Open-IX, a 501(c)(6) non-profit industry association formed to promote better standards for data center interconnection and internet exchanges, has received recognition as an ANSI Accredited Standards Developer (ASD) by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) effective August 1, 2018.  ANSI coordinates, facilitates and promotes the development of voluntary consensus standards that are relied upon by the industry, government agencies and consumers across the United States and around the world.

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