While this exchange point is going to help everybody in the industry on the West Coast, it's going to be slow growth.
While it makes sense that the volume of coffee coming into the Bay Area will increase as a direct result of the exchange point designation, questions about how much, and more particularly from where remain.
What the exchange point designation of San Francisco and the promising expansion of coffee warehousing into new markets both mean is that the transportation and storage industry is attaining new levels of sophistication in being able to service the West Coast coffee industry.
The Buffalo Niagara International Internet Exchange (BNIIX) and Great Toronto International Internet Exchange (GTIIX) are public peering exchange points
within the respective carrier hotels located at 350 Main Street, Buffalo, NY and 151 Front St.
The capacity building support facilitated the setting up of the structures and prepared network engineers with the technical skills to interconnect their networks to the internet exchange point.
The total cost of the support extended to realize each internet exchange point is US $63,000.
The Internet Exchange Point in Swaziland will add to bringing effectiveness in the routing of intra-country internet traffic and hence faster and more safe exchange of intra-country internet traffic.
The capacity building support facilitated the setting up of the essential structures and prepared network engineers with the technical skills to interconnect their networks to the Internet exchange point.
Cecil Masiga, Director of the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services (DTPS) in Botswana, asked member states to keep the continents's traffic within the region to avoid costs of routing traffic through global exchange points, which is often expensive.
Most of Africa s Internet traffic is routed through exchange points outside Africa.
In addition to operating the NGIX/East exchange point
, MAX runs a multivendor DWDM optical network in the mid-Atlantic region.
Force10 Networks([R]), the pioneer in building and securing high performance networks, today announced it is the first patron of the European Internet Exchange Association (Euro-IX), an international association that represents more than 35 Internet Exchange Points
(IXPs) and the 2,400 Internet service providers they connect.