- An IXP provides a single physical network infrastructure (often an Ethernet switch that creates a local area network) to which many ISPs can connect.
- Any ISP that is connected to the IXP Switch can exchange traffic with any of the other ISPs connected to the IXP, using a single physical connection.
- Such exchange practice is called “peering”. IXPs are often referred to as “peering points" or “public peering points".
- Content Delivery Network or Content Distribution Network
- Set of proxy or cache servers deployed in Data Centers, that are proprietary to CDN providers
- Interconnected System of cache servers for delivering web contents
- Content loads faster
- Members have the ability to collocate their servers
- Servers will be fed with the needed Internet/Intranet Capacity
- Servers will be connected to a stable/redundant Power Sources
- Servers will be hosted in a high secure area
- Users from any ISP connected to A.IX will be able to benefit from the hosted services locally à Save $
- Users will benefit from a very low response time and high QOS
- Scalability, Connectivity, Security, Stability, Predictability