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Making the most of your IX experience

Obviously, we have a vested interest in you making the most of your IX experience. Better traffic flow at a lower cost is better for everybody. We’ve linked to pages on local pref and MED in the past, but we thought we’d come up with our own post, even if the information is largely recycled. […]

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 […]

Our St. Louis fabric is growing

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

Member Spotlight: On-Ramp Indiana (AS: 14333)

MidWest-IX is starting a new series to highlight our exchange members.  This will be an ongoing series to highlight what companies on the exchange can offer.   On-Ramp Indiana (ORI.NET) ASN 14333 is a full-service internet provider and IT consulting company located in Noblesville, Indiana.   Their primary services are Fixed Wireless Broadband, Fiber-Based Internet, […]

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 […]

DDoS and peering

Many of you have been reading the news of the Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks on sites such as Netflix, Twitter, etc..  To get to the root of the issues here are some links. CNBC Article about the DDoS Next Web Article So how does peering fit into all of this? During attacks, like what […]

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 […]

Internet Exchanges Article by 365Data Centers

Internet Exchanges, like Uber and Airbnb, are examples of the sharing economy, which has piqued the interest of users all over the world. They make it simple to connect with available assets, be it a ride home, a condo in Vail, or in the case of the an Internet Exchange, a network access point. The ultimate benefit […]

Update on St. Louis

Here is an update sent out by our local partner in St. Louis, Loop Media Hub. We thought it appropriate to pass it along so that our followers know what’s going on as well. Our hope is to resume negotiations with the building owners in the second half of April. Dear Friends of STL-RIX, Hi! […]

Indy Traffic stats for the past 24 hours

MidWest-IX is keeping your Indy traffic local. Members are experiencing lower latency, faster throughput, and increased sales opportunities.

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