Boston's Peering Revolution is Here!

Mass IX is Boston's neutral, multi-datacenter distributed internet exchange.



Massachusetts Internet Exchange

Mass IX is dedicated to improving performance and lowering the cost of network interconnections throughout the Bay State.

The goal of the IX is to allow ISPs, Content Providers and Enterprises to quickly, easily and cost effectively exchange IP traffic. To facilitate the ease of interconnections, Mass IX is present in every major datacenter throughout the metro Boston area.

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Join the New England's fastest growing Internet exchange!

Key Benefits:

  • Access to over 20+ networks
  • Shorter routes to networks in the Boston metro and New England
  • Reduced cost of IP transit and enhanced Internet performance
  • Increased network security by lowering vulnerability points through direct interconnections

Mass IX Services & Prices

Mass IX Connection Guidelines & Technical Requirements

Mass IX Route Server Information



Locations

Mass IX is present at the following facilities. Available in all of the major network facilities and carrier hotels throughout the Greater Boston area, we're just a cross-connect away for you to start peering.

Mass IX Topology Diagram

Markley Group - Boston
Transport Node
1 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110
Zayo zColo - Boston
Leaf Switch
1 Summer Street - Zayo Suite
Boston, MA 02110
CoreSite - BO1
MASS IX Core 100G available
70 Innerbelt Road
Somerville, MA 02143
Level 3 - Boston1 Gateway
MASS IX Core 100G available
300 Bent Street
Cambridge, MA 02141
**EdgeConneX - EDCBOS01
Leaf Switch
22 Linnell Circle
Billerica, MA 01821
Lightower - Brockton
Transport Node
60 School Street
Brockton, MA 02301
Prov.net - Chelmsford
Transport Node
187 Billerica Road
Chelmsford, MA 01824
**Markley Group - Lowell
Transport Node
2 Prince Avenue
Lowell, MA 01852
Digital Realty Trust -
Boston Needham 105C

Leaf Switch
105 Cabot Street
Needham, MA 02494
Digital Realty Trust -
Boston Needham 128F

Fiber Access
128 First Avenue
Needham, MA 02494
Prov.net - 304 Carpenter
Leaf Switch
304 Carpenter St
Providence, RI 02909
Prov.net - 1155 Westminster
Fiber Access
1155 Westminster St
Providence, RI 02909
Digital Realty Trust -
Boston Wakefield

Leaf Switch
200 Quannapowitt Pkwy
Wakefield, MA 01880
** Buildout in progress, coming soon.

Participants

ASNs Ports Capacity (Gb/s) Peak Traffic (Gb/s)
24 26 143 5.6

Euro-IX JSON

Mass IX Route Server Information

IX Prefixes

IPv4: 206.53.143.0/24
IPv6: 2001:504:47::/64

Networks connected & running:

AS27552 TOWARDEX 206.53.143.1
2001:504:47::6ba0:0:1
AS20940 Akamai 206.53.143.2
2001:504:47::51cc:0:1
AS32286 TripAdvisor 206.53.143.3
2001:504:47::7e1e:0:1
AS6939 Hurricane Electric 206.53.143.4
2001:504:47::1b1b:0:1
AS6461 Zayo 206.53.143.6
2001:504:47::193d:0:1
AS17054 Expedient 206.53.143.8
2001:504:47::429e:0:1
AS13335 CloudFlare 206.53.143.9
2001:504:47::3417:0:1
AS2734 CoreSite IP 206.53.143.10
2001:504:47::aae:0:1
AS30071 OCCAID 206.53.143.11
2001:504:47::7577:0:1
AS393945 Enfopoint Solutions 206.53.143.12
2001:504:47::602d:9:1
AS53389 Studsvik 206.53.143.13
2001:504:47::d08d:0:1
AS19165 Webpass 206.53.143.14
2001:504:47::4add:0:1
AS395354 Starry 206.53.143.15
2001:504:47::6085:a:1
AS22742 Connecticut Education Network 206.53.143.16
2001:504:47::58d6:0:1
AS22147 Packetsurge IP 206.53.143.17
2001:504:47::5683:0:1
AS10578 Northern Crossroads - Cambridge 206.53.143.18
2001:504:47::2952:0:1
AS10578 Northern Crossroads - Boston 206.53.143.19
2001:504:47::2952:0:2
AS29791 Internap 206.53.143.20
2001:504:47::745f:0:1
AS60564 ESGOB LTD Global Anycast 206.53.143.21
2001:504:47::ec94:0:1
AS10925 Snowbound Software Corporation 206.53.143.22
2001:504:47::2aad:0:1
AS54611 Intelligent Technology Solutions 206.53.143.24
2001:504:47::d553:0:1
AS393965 EndLayer 206.53.143.27
2001:504:47::602e:d:1
AS394149 VI Concepts 206.53.143.28
2001:504:47::603a:5:1
AS7849 Crocker Communications 206.53.143.29
2001:504:47::1ea9:0:1
AS33083 Axcelx 206.53.143.32
2001:504:47::813b:0:1
AS27552 TOWARDEX - Cambridge 206.53.143.35
2001:504:47::6ba0:0:2

Networks currently connecting:

AS3061 Prov.net 206.53.143.23
2001:504:47::bf5:0:1
AS10310 Yahoo! 206.53.143.34
2001:504:47::2846:0:1
AS42 PCH 206.53.143.36
2001:504:47::2a:0:1
AS3856 PCH 206.53.143.37
2001:504:47::f10:0:1
AS10310 Yahoo! 206.53.143.38
2001:504:47::2846:0:2

Statistics

Aggregate traffic stats of ports participating on the ISP Peering LAN; updated every five minutes.