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Our St. Louis fabric is growing

Check out our peers on our St. Louis peering fabric. https://www.peeringdb.com/ix/1519 #keeptrafficlocal

Speedtest.net in Indy

While performing some troubleshooting with one of our customers, we determined they were using a speedtest.net server that would give sub-optimal results. We worked to put together our own speedtest.net server for the benefit of the networks on our Indianapolis IX. Not only will there now be a speedtest.net server with unrestricted performance to our […]

New IX signup Special!

Now through March 19th if you sign up for a port at our St. Louis exchange, we’ll waive the setup fee. You’ll need to supply your own cross connect, but we can get you connected as a part of a “first 60 days” special offer. Available at the Netrality Properties facilities at 210 N. Tucker […]

Our St. Louis IX, now complete with launch event!

In conjunction with our partners and following up on our success in Indianapolis, we’re pleased to announce the launch event for the St. Louis Regional Internet Exchange (STL-RIX). It will be held Thursday, January 19th, 2017. We expect 20+ networks to join in the first few months, some of which have already started their paperwork […]

Things are a changing but staying the same

2016 has shown great growth for us here at MidWest-IX. We have brought on new peers such as Netflix, Hurricane Electric, and others.  Currently, we are flowing over 4 gigs of traffic at peaks across the Indianapolis fabric.  This is 4 gigs of lower latent and less congested traffic that would otherwise be transported to […]

New Indy Member: SineWave (ASN 20193)

MidWest Internet Exchange (MidWest-IX), a progressive Internet Exchange (IX), announces the addition of SineWave Technologies (ASN: 20193) to our Indianapolis peering fabric. 07 November 2016 MidWest Internet Exchange (MidWest-IX), a progressive Internet Exchange (IX), announces the addition of SineWave Technologies (ASN: 20193) to our Indianapolis peering fabric. According to Justin Wilson of MidWest-IX, “The addition […]

MidWest-IX announce 40 Gig Upgrades

MidWest Internet Exchange (MidWest-IX), a progressive Internet Exchange (IX), announces several upgrades to our Indianapolis fabric. These upgrades include additional 10 Gigabit ports, as well as 40 gigabit capability. MidWest-IX has installed additional switching upgrades in both 733 Henry and 401 North Shadeland locations. The addition of more ports, especially 40 GIG, allows us to […]

MidWest-IX adds additional 10 gig ports to Eastgate

We are excited to announce additional 48 10 Gigabit ports to our 401 North Shadeland (EastGate) peering location in Indianapolis, Indiana operated by LifeLine Data Centers.  This allows us to scale to meet demand for our members. As more and more networks have to scale to meet demand, MidWest-IX is keeping up with that demand.

Netflix is online with MidWest-IX in Indianapolis

MidWest-IX is excited to announce a Netflix OCA node is online with our Indianapolis peering fabric.  This will speed up access to Netflix content for any of our members.  Streaming content can account for up to 80% of a network’s traffic, and Netflix is a big part of that for many networks.  Network operators are […]

Indianapolis Launch Party

It has taken a while to get there, but we’re happy to announce our partnership with Lifeline Datacenters in putting on a launch party for our Indianapolis IX. Join us at Rock Bottom’s downtown Indy location to learn more about Midwest-IX, Lifeline Datacenters and many of your colleagues in the Indianapolis metropolitan area. What: Midwest-IX […]

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