OPEN-IX ASSOCIATION CALLS FOR 2021 BOARD NOMINATIONS

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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Open-IX Announces Membership of Key Personnel in Women in Standards Industry Group

July 13, 2021

NEW YORK, July 13, 2021  – The Open-IX Association (“Open-IX”), a 501(c)(6) non-profit industry association and Accredited Standards Developer (ASD) of American National Standards, announces the inclusion of four of its members into Women in Standards (WiS). Open-IX certifies data centers and internet exchanges across Europe, Asia and North America, seeking to improve the overall quality and reliability of internet services while maintaining its core values of openness, fair access, and non-discriminatory commercial practices.

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Open-IX Announces OIX-3 Edge Data Center Standard

June 29, 2021

New standard governing enclosures for edge computing has been formally approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)

 NEW YORK, June 29, 2021 – The Open-IX Association (“Open-IX”), a 501(c)(6) non-profit industry association and Accredited Standards Developer (ASD) of American National Standards announces the publication of its new Edge Standard (OIX-3) as an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Standard. The OIX Edge Data Center Standard provides a common framework for classifying edge data center characteristics, making it easier for vendors to communicate and differentiate their products’ capabilities while also helping buyers express their edge data center needs in a standardized ...

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The Open-IX Association Announces Phoenix-IX and Richmond-IX Achieving OIX-1 Certification

May 18, 2021

Marks the first operators to take advantage of Open-IX’s no-cost certification program for small non-profit IXPs which adhere to global technical standards

New York, NY, May 18, 2021 The Open-IX Association, a 501-C3 non-profit, industry standards body, announces that Phoenix-IX and Richmond-IX have achieved Open-IX OIX-1 certification for Internet Exchange Points (IXPs). OIX-1 certification represents dedication to maintaining the highest standards of interconnection infrastructure, openness and transparency.

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