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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

08/06/2017: Top.Host (AS199246)
15/03/2017: Synapsecom (AS8280)
23/9/2016: O3b Networks (AS60725)
20/07/2017: RIOT GAMES (AS6507)
18/9/2017: HCN (AS57794)

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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 Greek Research & Technology Network (GRNET S.A), which, being a non-for-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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