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Open Internet Exchange (OIX) – Data Center Certification

CyrusOne’s Data Centers are OIX Accredited

CyrusOne received OIX data center certification in many of its North American facilities.

This certification acts as the bedrock for a new and resilient interconnection marketplace in CyrusOne data centers enabling content and ISP’s to have diverse locations for peering and transactional interconnection.

OIX accreditation enables a mutual model for interconnection that is the best for the future of the Internet.

The OIX platform echoes the aims of the North American community as represented by the Open-IX initiative.


CyrusOne First to Receive Multiple OIX Certifications

CyrusOne Data Centers have met and conformed to OIX standards, using systems and processes that have proved successful in the company’s carrier neutral facilities since our founding in 2000.

On January 21, 2014 it was announced that CyrusOne had become the first data center company to receive multiple data center OIX certifications.


Open-IX Location and Infrastructure

CyrusOne data centers receiving Open-IX certification initially include the following data centers:

  • Dallas, Texas (Carrollton)
  • Houston, Texas (Houston West)
  • Austin, Texas (Met II)
  • Cincinnati, Ohio (2 sites)
  • Phoenix, Arizona (Chandler).


Services & Prices

CyrusOne is pleased to offer cross connect pricing as outlined below which meets the public disclosure requirements of OIX:

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Specific Information for OIX Compliance

The OIX Data Center compliance standard and governance document requires the following specific information to be provided for customers.

CyrusOne OIX Advisory Board Member List:

  • Peter Cohen – Netflix
  • Vijay Gill – Google
  • Joe Minarik – Amazon
  • Kevin Epperson – Microsoft
  • Richard Steenburgen – GTT/nLayer.

Additional Internet specific OIX advisors will be added at a future date.

A list of government information requests and the action taken on them will be posted to this website if legally disclosable.


Contact CyrusOne

For more information about the Open Internet Exchange (OIX) Data Center Certification or CyrusOne’s enterprise data center services and colocation solutions, please contact CyrusOne or call (855) 564-3198 today.

For sales inquiries, please contact OIX [at] cyrusone [dot] com.

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