NYIIX was founded in 1996, and is the No. 1 public peering exchange in the New York and New Jersey peering market. The mission of NYIIX is to provide the internet community with a neutral and scalable peering infrastructure, and assure reliability and stable Internet connectivity.
The NYIIX membership base exceeds 158 members, while peering traffic has steadily increased. As a result, reports show an increase in traffic averaging 400Gbps per day, the company said. NYIIX has seven peering locations, including 7 Teleport Drive, 85 Tenth Avenue, 32 Avenue of America, 111 8th Avenue, 60 Hudson, 165 Halsey and 2 Emerson Lane.
“In addition to seeing the exponential growth in peering, we’re also observing an increase from our customers requesting alternatives in connectivity, including the public cloud,” said Akio Sugeno, vice president, Internet Engineering, Operations and Business Development, TELEHOUSE. “TELEHOUSE will be making more announcements concerning enhanced interconnectivity and additional value-added services shortly.”