Neutral Internet Exchange

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Not to be confused with Amsterdam Internet Exchange (AMS-IX).
Neutral Internet Exchange
Full name Neutral Internet Exchange
Abbreviation NL-ix
Founded 2002
Location Netherlands
Website www.nl-ix.net
Members 513
Ports 1762
Peers 513
Peak in 1.03 Tbit/s
Peak out 1.03 Tbit/s
Daily in (avg.) 619.48 Gbit/s
Daily out (avg.) 616.77 Gbit/s
Year Peak traffic[1]
2002 50 Mbit/s
2003 800 Mbit/s
2004 6.2 Gbit/s
2005 10.0 Gbit/s
2006 13.1 Gbit/s
2007 16.3 Gbit/s
2008 42.4 Gbit/s
2009 40.3 Gbit/s
2010 118.2 Gbit/s
2011 146.7 Gbit/s
2012 220.1 Gbit/s
2013 403.9 Gbit/s
2014 701.3 Gbit/s

The Neutral Internet Exchange (abbreviated as NL-ix, with the last two letters typeset in lowercase) is an Internet exchange in Europe, which is distributed across seventy-four data centres in thirty-one European cities in 13 countries by year-end 2015.[2] The exchange was founded in 2002 to serve as an alternative to the Amsterdam Internet Exchange.[3] As of May 26, 2015, the daily average inbound traffic is 619.48 Gbit/s and the daily average outbound traffic 616.77 Gbit/s[4] and 513 members are connected on 1762 ports.[5] On March 4, 2011, it was announced that Dutch landline and mobile telecommunications company KPN had purchased and, subsequently, acquired the exchange[6]

Datacenters[edit]

NL-ix members can connect at 74 sites in 31 cities across 7 countries.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Netherlands Internet Exchange Quarterly Statistics. Retrieved on 2015-06-01.
  2. ^ Network. The Neutral Internet Exchange. Retrieved on 2008-09-11.
  3. ^ News. Neutral Internet Exchange. Retrieved on 2008-02-18.
  4. ^ a b Traffic. Netherlands Internet Exchange. Retrieved on 2008-10-01.
  5. ^ Members. Netherlands Internet Exchange. Retrieved on 2008-10-01.
  6. ^ Press release Netherlands Internet Exchange. Retrieved on 2011-03-04

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