Kansas City
Internet Exchange

Just your free local Internet Exchange Point

10 Locations, 216 Participating ASNs, and ZERO Port Fees

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What is KCIX?

KCIX is a switching fabric located in the Midwest, where a network may connect and peer. This puts them closer to content caching while also improving local network connectivity.

Bilateral peering

Establish direct peering with other KCIX members over the exchange at no charge.

Multilateral peering

Peer with our route server to exchange routes with many neighbor at once.

Private VLAN

Private VLANs are available for those requiring a private network with another KCIX member.

Remote peering

KCIX is directly connected to other IXPs. This enables us to offer remote peering services to them.

Why Peer on KCIX?

There are a number of ways a network can benefit from a local Internet exchange point. Your network could have lower latency, lower costs and increased capacity to the networks it needs.

Free Peering

We are proud to be of the few IXPs in the nation that offer no MRC port fees.

We're Growing

KCIX is continually adding new members. The value of the IX continues to grow as each new member joins.

Local Support

KCIX was started by local networks working to improve connectivity in the area. We have continued to grow thanks to our local supporters!

Want to peer with KCIX?

Fill out our Peering Request Form and we'll get you started.

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KCIX supporters

Special thanks to our supporters who through their continued generosity have made KCIX possible.