GR-IX is the GReek Internet Exchange. Its goal is to facilitate the exchange of IP traffic between its members, which are companies with Internet activities such as Internet Service Providers, Content providers etc.
GR-IX was founded in 2009 as a successor of AIX (Athens Internet Exchange), which was in operation since 2000. The management and operation of the exchange is done by the Greek Research & Technology Network (GRNET S.A.), which acts as a "third trusted entity" and ensures the neutrality of the exchange.
What is an Internet Exchange Point (IXP)?
The following film explains the role and significance of an Internet Exchange Point