[fwd] CIX announces relocation

Paul Ferguson pferguso at cisco.com
Mon Jul 22 14:02:57 UTC 1996

I may have missed discussion on this earlier, but I see that CIX has
decided to relocate to the Digital exchange.

- paul

[excerpt: 07-19-96 at 08:48 EDT, Business Wire]

>HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE) via Individual Inc. -- The Commercial
>Internet Exchange (CIX), a non-profit trade association representing
>160 Public Data Internet Service Providers, announced today it is
>relocating its router from Santa Clara, California, to a Digital
>Equipment Corporation (Digital) facility in Palo Alto, California.
>Relocating the router, which provides many of CIX members with an IP
>interconnection, is designed to provide the membership with reduced
>operating costs and a higher quality of service at a co-location
>facility with "hands-on" technical support.
>CIX's router and related facilities have been replicated at the Digital
>facility, called the Digital Internet Exchange. Testing is currently
>underway, with the cutover scheduled for July 18, 1996. The interconnection
>will continue to be called the CIX NAP. The CIX router, currently located
>at the Wiltel facility, will be maintained as members are transitioned to
>the new facility.


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