Open–IX® Announces the Open-IX Interconnection Summit (OIS) 2016 & Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Internet Community to Converge at Open and Neutral Forum Focused on Peering and Interconnection

open-IX interconnection summit 2016CAMBRIDGE, MA, USA – July 19, 2016 – The Open-IX Association (OIX), a 501(c)(6) non-profit industry association formed to promote better standards for data center interconnection and Internet exchanges, announces the dates for the Open-IX Interconnection Summit (OIS) 2016 and Annual General Meeting (AGM) taking place November 13-15 at the Hotel Palomar Phoenix in Phoenix, AZ. The three-day conference is an unprecedented gathering of influential Internet community members that aims to connect industry participants interested in peering and interconnection.

OIS 2016 will bring together service providers, content providers and content delivery networks, data center and Internet exchange operators, and related network hardware and software suppliers to discuss current, relevant peering and interconnection industry trends and topics. Attendees will enjoy various networking opportunities through one-on-one and small group meetings, educational panels and presentations, and lunches and cocktail receptions. The event also provides an ideal forum for interacting with industry veterans and thought-leaders in a candid environment.

“Our Interconnection Summit presents a unique opportunity for members of the peering and interconnection ecosystem to have focused discussion on issues facing the industry and affecting the future,” states Will Charnock, Chairman of Open-IX. “Open-IX was founded as an open and neutral environment and this annual event is also built upon those principles. We welcome Internet professionals to come together through this forum to shape the landscape of tomorrow’s Internet.”

Open-IX Association is a non-profit association established to promote a simplified neutral and distributed Internet exchange system. Organized and operated by volunteers from the Internet, the Open-IX association aims to increase the reliability, resiliency and competitiveness of massive-scale interconnection for all.

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About OIX

The Open-IX Association (OIX) is an Internet community effort to improve the landscape of Internet peering and massive-scale interconnection. OIX encourages the development of neutral and distributed Internet exchanges while promoting uniform standards of performance for interconnections backed by the Internet community. The Association aims to promote common and uniform specifications for data transfer and physical connectivity, and improve overall Internet performance by developing criteria and methods of measurement to reduce the complexity that restricts massive-scale interconnection in fragmented markets. More information about OIX can be found by visiting

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