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The goal of GR-IX is help the growth of the Greek Internet

With three POPs in Athens, GR-IX is the only Internet Exchange in Greece.

GR-IX is neutral and non for-profit. It is operated by the Greek Research & Technology Network

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Key benefits

Reduces your telecommunication costs
Improves your network connectivity in terms of speed, capacity, stability and resilience
Brings you closer to your traffic producers and consumers
Promotes business opportunities and enhances your market position
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Latest Members

23/9/2016: O3b Networks (AS60725)
23/9/2016: Hostmein (AS50520)
27/7/2016: Foundation for Research & Technology Hellas - FORTH (AS48053)
27/7/2016: CloudFlare (AS13335)

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GR-IX, the Greek Internet Exchange

GR-IX is a neutral, not-for-profit Internet Exchange, and the only one in Greece. It constitutes an important national infrastructure the main purpose of which is to interconnect all significant Internet players in Greece, such as Internet service providers, content providers, cloud providers etc.

The major goal of GR-IX is to accelerate the growth of the Greek Internet.

GR-IX was founded in 2009 as a successor of AIX (Athens Internet Exchange), which was in operation since 2000. It is owned and managed by the Greek Research & Technology Network (GRNET S.A.), which acts as a “third trusted entity” and ensures its neutrality.

Benefits

Financial

  • Significant reduction on telecommunication costs

Commercial

  • Direct peering, with no intermediates, with the largest Internet players in Greece.
  • Enhanced business opportunities with other GR-IX members though the GR-IX Internet marketplace
  • Strengthens market position towards your suppliers, customers, and competition

Technical

  • More efficient, robust and stable IP routing. Routing policy independence.
  • Direct peering with IP traffic producers and consumers. Increased speed and capacity; improved delay, jitter and packet loss.
  • Resilience in network outages and DDoS attacks; flexibility in mitigating them.

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