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Our mission:

- facilitate the exchange of Internet traffic
- accelerate the growth of the Greek Internet

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Key benefits:

Financial:
Significant reduction on telecommunication costs.

Commercial:
- Direct peering with the largest Internet players in Greece.
- Enhanced business opportunities wthough the GR-IX Internet marketplace
- Strengthened market position towards suppliers, customers, and competition

Technical:
- 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 and flexibility during network outages and DDoS attacks

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Upcoming events:

13th European Peering Forum
17-19 Sept. 2018, Athens

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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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