Phoenix-IX Achieves OIX-1 Certification

March 23, 2021

Open-IX welcomes Phoenix-IX, our newest OIX-1 Certified Internet Exchange!  Phoenix-IX, located in Phoenix, Arizona, is a community supported exchange that was founded in 2012. It has over 60 participants and continues to grow. http://phoenix-ix.net/infrastructure.html

Phoenix-IX has adhered to the strict guidelines that Open-IX puts forth in order to achieve the OIX-I, ANSI approved certification. We are honored that Phoenix-IX has made the effort to become certified with Open-IX. We look forward to continuing this relationship as we grow and promote the community developed standards of uniformity, resiliency and reliability.

About Open-IX Association

The Open-IX Association (OIX) (www.open-ix.org) is an internet community effort to improve the landscape of internet peering and interconnection. OIX encourages the development of neutral and distributed internet exchanges, while promoting uniform standards of performance for interconnections backed by the internet community. In 2018, Open-IX became an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Accredited Association, joining nearly 250 ANSI-Accredited Standards Developers engaged in the creation and maintenance of voluntary consensus standards. The Association aims to promote common and uniform specifications for data transfer and physical connectivity and improve overall internet performance by developing criteria and methods of measurement to reduce the complexity that restricts interconnection in fragmented markets.