KAPOLEI, Hawaii, Oct. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AlohaNAP, the premier enterprise datacenter in Hawaii, announces it has partnered with Aloha-IX to build a non-profit Internet Exchange (IX) node into AlohaNAP's Kapolei, HI datacenter. The addition of this node increases access for the local Internet community and expands reach into Hawaii.
AlohaNAP will provide free space and power to the IX in addition to becoming one of the founding participants in the exchange. AlohaNAP provides secure connectivity between the Aloha-IX node in its datacenter to Aloha-IX core switches. Local customers of AlohaNAP will have direct access through the new IX to peering services offered by Aloha-IX.
"Developing an Internet Exchange at AlohaNAP is a great opportunity for the peering community to extend its reach into Hawaii," states Paul Emmons, Executive Director of Aloha-IX. "We strive to provide excellent interconnection opportunities to peering participants and this exchange broadens our reach."
"Non-profit exchanges are a key component to increasing the ability for content and carrier to peer in a non-monetized environment," states Robert DeVita, Chief Sales Officer at AlohaNAP. "Aloha-IX was created by leaders in the peering community who have a commitment to providing the highest level of connectivity. Hawaii will benefit greatly from the presence of Aloha-IX."
For more information on Aloha-IX, please visit aloha-ix.net.
Aloha-IX is part of Ninja-IX Corporation, a not for profit corporation that operates the Phoenix-IX and Vegas-IX and is developing the Richmond-IX and other locations. Since 2012 our goal is to provide local peering fabrics in locations that are underserved or cost prohibitive. Currently all of our projects feature no monthly service charge from the IX. Ninja-IX provides exchanges based Brocade Switches with Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) interconnection, BIRD Route Servers and 24x7 Monitoring and maintained by volunteers. Critical internet infrastructure such as Root Servers and as112 are also collocated in our fabrics. Most major US Content Delivery Networks (CDNS) are participants in our various projects. For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or see ninja-ix.net.
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