Kansas City Internet Exchange (KCIX)

Marks Historic Milestone with the Deployment of the First Internet Exchange Point in the State of Kansas

The digital landscape in the heartland of America is set to undergo a transformative shift as the Kansas City Internet Exchange (KCIX) proudly announces the deployment of the first-ever Internet Exchange Point (IXP) in the state of Kansas. This landmark achievement positions Kansas at the forefront of the digital revolution, fostering innovation, collaboration, and enhanced internet connectivity for businesses and communities across the region.

Internet Exchange Points play a pivotal role in the global digital infrastructure by facilitating direct and efficient interconnection between networks. KCIX's strategic decision to establish the first IXP in Kansas represents a significant leap forward in advancing the state's digital capabilities and promoting a robust and interconnected internet ecosystem.

The new exchange is located at Netrality’s new KC2 site at 7801 Nieman Rd. Shawnee, KS 66214.

Commenting on this historic achievement, Aaron Wendel, Executive Director of KCIX, said, "The deployment of the first Internet Exchange Point in Kansas is a testament to our commitment to advancing the digital landscape in the region. KCIX is proud to play a pivotal role in connecting communities, fostering innovation, and driving economic growth. We believe this milestone will have a lasting positive impact on the state's technological future."

The deployment of the Kansas City Internet Exchange marks a turning point for the digital landscape in Kansas, opening new doors of opportunity and bringing almost 200 new networks to the state. KCIX remains dedicated to advancing technology and connectivity, shaping a brighter future for the state and beyond.

For media inquiries, please contact: Aaron Wendel, Executive Director, aaron@kcix.net

About the Kansas City Internet Exchange (KCIX): Founded in 2006, the Kansas City Internet Exchange (KCIX) is the 7th largest exchange in the US based on membership. It comprises 2 core nodes and 9 extension switches. As the pioneer of the first Internet Exchange Point in the state of Kansas, KCIX is committed to enhancing digital infrastructure and driving economic growth through cutting-edge technology solutions.