QTS Announces Open Internet Exchange (OIX) Data Center Certifications

March 28, 2022

QTS leads the industry with 12 DC OIX-2 certified data centers across nine markets

OVERLAND PARK, KS. (March 28, 2022) – Responding to increasing demand for carrier neutral, open interconnection options, QTS Realty Trust, a leading provider of hybrid colocation and mega scale data center solutions, today announced it has obtained Open Internet Exchange (DC OIX-2) certifications for 12 QTS data centers in nine US markets.

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Open-IX Welcomes its 2022 Certified Entities and Volunteers

Feb. 10, 2022

NEW YORK – February 10, 2022  – Open-IX (OIX), a 501(c)(6) non-profit industry association and Accredited Standards Developer (ASD) of American National Standards Institute (ANSI), welcomes all of the certified entities and volunteers whose hard work and dedication make the success of OIX possible. Currently there are 25 OIX-2 data centers representing 22 unique markets; 14 OIX-1 Internet Exchange Points (IXPs) representing 14 distinct markets; and two OIX-3 Edge data center operators representing infinite edge locations. This is the largest number of certified entities covering the broadest range of ANSI standards that have ever been maintained by OIX.

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Open-IX Association Announces First Companies to Achieve OIX-3 Edge Data Center Certification

Oct. 19, 2021

EdgePresence and Vapor IO are the first to adopt the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) OIX-3 Edge Data Center Certification, a consensus-developed framework to inform and align edge data center technical capabilities and promote uniform edge internet infrastructure standards

New York, NY – October 19, 2021 – The Open-IX Association (OIX), a nonprofit organization devoted to developing transparent technical and operating standards to create more resilient global internet infrastructure, today announced that EdgePresence and Vapor IO are the first companies to successfully complete the Edge Data Center Certification Program (OIX-3).

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Oct. 5, 2021

October 5, 2021 - Open-IX, a 501(c)(6) non-profit association, formed to define and promote community-regulated interconnection standards for data centers and Internet exchanges, announces it is seeking nominations for the Board of Directors.

The Open-IX Board of Directors has three positions coming open with 2 year terms starting 2022-01-01 and ending 2023-12-31. Elections occur annually, and candidates for the Board of Directors shall be elected by an open nomination and election process from among the Open-IX membership.

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OIX Announces 6 New OIX-1 IXP Certifications, Broadening Coverage to 14 IXPs Globally

Sept. 21, 2021

Total certified IXPs in the US now total 11 in addition to 3 international exchanges

NEW YORK, September 21, 2021  – The Open-IX Association (“OIX”), a 501(c)(6) non-profit industry association and Accredited Standards Developer (ASD) of American National Standards announces the certification of 5 new Internet Exchanges as OIX-1 certified. This directly furthers the organization’s primary goal of providing increased access to internet infrastructure services on a fair and non-discriminatory basis.  Expanding the United States and global coverage of OIX-1 certified exchange points increases transparency and resiliency in core internet functions. 

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