Akamai CDN node engages thrusters

Akamai, AS20940, has turned on their caching node at MBIX. We can tell they’ve turned on because of the large amounts of traffic now flowing through MBIX. Having Akamai locally in Winnipeg should be a good benefit, allowing members to transfer data from this large content distribution network directly, lowering cost and improving performance. Akamai […]

Statistics now available

We now have public graphs showing aggregate traffic at MBIX.

These will be permanently available on our statistics page.

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AS23523 peers at MBIX

Rainy Day, AS23523, has lit up a peering session with the route servers on IPv4. Routes are now visible, and traffic is beginning to flow. Our prior announcement of Rainy Day’s connection was a bit premature–they were physically connected but had not yet BGP.

MBIX adds second transit provider

As a part of MBIX operations, MBIX AS16395 has transit service. The primary purposes are for remote management of our systems, and for feeding the CDN caches present at the exchange.

Last night we added Les.net, AS18451 as a second IPv4 transit provider, in addition to AS23523, Rainy Day.

A small change, but another step […]