TorIX

TorIX

The Toronto Internet Exchange Community (TorIX) is a not-for-profit Internet Exchange Point (IXP) located in a carrier hotel at 151 Front Street West in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Founded in 1997, TorIX is currently comprised of 195 unique organisations (“peers”), peak traffic rates of 180 Gbit/s and is the largest IXP in Canada. The Exchange is organised and run by industry professionals in a (mostly) voluntary capacity. It is accessible directly in two separate locations within the building, at facilities operated by Equinix and Cologix, or via the building’s meet-me-room. Connections to their leaf node are available to in-suite customers of Neutral Data Centres as well.

High-profile members of TorIX include Google/Youtube, Akamai, Limelight Networks, Microsoft, Facebook, the Ontario Research & Innovation Optical Network (ORION), Bell Aliant, Allstream, Blackberry, CANARIE, CBC, CIK Telecom, CIRA, CloudFlare, Cogeco, Comwave, Distributel, Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board, Eastlink, GTAnet, Hurricane Electric, iWeb, LARG*net, LeaseWeb, LinkedIN, Magna International, OVH, Peel District School Board, Persona, PostMedia (National Post), Primus, RISQ, Rogers, Seaside Communications, Shaw, Sheridan College, Softlayer, Source Cable, Sun Life, TekSavvy, Vianet, Videotron, WINDmobile and Zscaler.

http://www.torix.ca/

 


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