7 Capital Cities

20+ Network Locations

Getting content closer to users

Extending Australian Peering further than ever


EdgeIX operates settlement-free, multi-lateral layer 2 internet exchanges for anyone with an autonomous system number (ASN).

We believe that having more internet exchange points (IXPs) contributes to a healthier internet ecosystem for Australia, and are focusing on under-served regional markets such as Darwin (DRW), Hobart (HBA) and Adelaide (ADL).


With over 20 years industry experience in the telecommunication space and operation of internet exchanges, our team is dedicated to provide best-in-class product and service.


For technical information, please read our peering policy.

Peering Locations

YourDC Edinburgh

23 – 27 Woomera Ave, Edinburgh SA 5111

YourDC Hawthorn

60 Belair Road, Hawthorn SA 5062


172 Morphett Street, Adelaide SA 5000

NextDC B1

20 Wharf St, Brisbane City QLD 4000

NextDC B2

454 St Pauls Terrace, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006

Over the Wire

100 Wickham St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006


27 Harvey St, Darwin City NT
More locations coming soon

Hobart NBN POI

More locations coming soon

Equinix ME1

578 Lorrimer St, Port Melbourne VIC 3000

NextDC M1

826 Lorrimer St, Port Melbourne VIC 3000


530 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000

NextDC P1

101 Malaga Dr, Malaga WA 6090

NextDC P2


Vocus - Perth IX

100 William St, Perth WA 3000
More locations coming soon

Equinix SY1/2

639 Gardeners Road, Mascot NSW 2020

Equinix SY3

47 Bourke Road, Alexandria NSW 2015

Equinix SY4/5

200 Bourke Road, Alexandria NSW 2015

Globalswitch Sydney

400 Harris St, Ultimo NSW 2007

NextDC S1

4 Eden Park Drive, Macquarie Park NSW 2113

Vocus Doody St

59 Doody St, Alexandria NSW 2015


The EdgeIX peering fabric service will be free for a period of 12 months

Peering Policy

Peers must comply with the following policies
  • A publicly routable ASN
  • Publicly routable address space
  • ASN record completed in PeeringDB
  • 24x7 NOC contact capable of resolving BGP routing issues
  • Ability to do the BGP between peers (and ideally the route servers, but optional)
  • Peer contact information must be provided to help enable a response in the event of any issues that may impact the IX or other Peers
  • Re-advertising the IX peering prefixes is bad and not permitted
Allowed Traffic Types
Ethernet types:
  • 0x800 – IPv4
  • 0x806 – ARP
  • 0x86DD – IPv6
Mac Security

Layer 2 MAC filtering is implemented at EdgeIX to help prevent unauthorised traffic from entering the exchange, each peering port/bundle is restricted to a single MAC address.

No Proxy ARP

Unicast only (except for broadcast ARP and Neighbour Discovery/IPv6 Things)

The following protocols are fine:

  • ARP
  • IPv6 ND

Please assume all others are a no-no

Community based prefix filtering

The EdgeIX route server system also provides well known communities to allow members to control the distribution of their prefixes. These communities are defined as follows:

Community Description
0:peer-as Prevent announcement of a prefix to a peer
24224:peer-as Announce a route to a certain peer
0:24224 Prevent announcement of a prefix to all peers
24224:24224 Announce a route to all peers

So, for example, to instruct the route server to distribute a particular prefix only to AS64111 and AS64222, the prefix should be tagged with communities: 0:24224, 24224:64111 and 24224:64222.

Alternatively, to announce a prefix to all EdgeIX members, excluding AS64333, the prefix should be tagged with community 0:64333.

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