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1 Petabit per second optical fiber

A coupler created by Macquarie University in Australia, combined with a fibre fabricated by Hokkaido University and equipment maker Fujikura, and a transmission system developed by the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology in Japan, has led to transmission speeds in excess of 1 petabit. The new four-core, three-mode fibre was touted as being […]

MidWest-IX completes Phase 1 Capacity Upgrade for Indianapolis

MidWest-IX has completed several recent capacity upgrades on our Indianapolis fabric. We have upgraded the capacity between 733 and 401 north Shadeland to 40 gigs of capacity. We have upgraded switch interconnects at 733 to 40 gig. Switch uplinks at 401 Shadeland have been upgraded to 20 gig. A switch upgrade inside 365 Data Centers at […]

St. Louis Event August 15th

Register and Information http://go.netrality.com/peering-at-peering

PeeringDB entry for Cleveland

Our Peering DB for Cleveland is now live. https://www.peeringdb.com/ix/2286

FD-IX expanding to Cleveland

MidWest-IX/FD-IX is in the process of bringing on a new node in Cleveland, Ohio.  Look for more updates shortly. 

Member Spotlight: PDS Connect

PDS Connect is a locally owned full-service internet provider and IT consulting company located in Mooresville, Indiana. We care most about providing the best service and customer satisfaction, which sets us apart from other internet and phone companies. Our primary services are Fixed Wireless Broadband, Fiber-Based Internet, Server Co-Location, Data Center Services, and Wireless LAN/WAN […]

Make sure you are subscribed to our mailing list

MidWest-IX/FD-IX  has two e-mail mailing lists for each of our markets. The first one is our announcements list. We post any relevant maintenance, updates, new members, and relevant news to this list. The second is our tech mailing list.  We periodically post tech tidbits and other relevant tech topics to help our members get the […]

Open-IX statement updated

MidWest-IX has updated our Open-IX statement for Indianapolis. https://www.midwest-ix.com/support/openix.html  

St. Louis Moving Bits

Where are we? Our St. Louis Internet exchange in the Netrality facilities at 210 N. Tucker and 900 Walnut has been moving non-negligible bits for under three weeks. We’re doing great compared to our Indianapolis exchange’s launch, so we have high hopes for the St. Louis market. We’re already peaking at over 850 megabit/s. What […]

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 […]

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