GR-IX

GR-IX::Athens

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POPs
47
Members
89 
Ports
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GR-IX::Thessaloniki

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POPs
17
Members
20
Ports
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GR-IX, the Greek Internet Exchange

GR-IX is a neutral and independent Internet Exchange, the mission of which is to facilitate the exchange of Internet traffic and to accelerate the growth of the Greek Internet.

GR-IX constitutes a critical national Internet infrastructure as it interconnects all major Internet players in Greece, such as Internet service providers, content providers, cloud providers etc.

GR-IX is owned by the National Infrastructures for Research and Technology (GRNET), which, being a non-profit, state-owned company, guarantees the neutrality and independence of the Internet Exchange.

GR-IX was founded in 2009 as a successor of the Athens Internet Exchange (AIX), which was initially established in 1999.

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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