Welcome to the Richmond Virginia Internet Exchange

RVA-IX is a non-profit community focused internet exchange working to keep local internet traffic local. Making the Internet experience better for Richmond and the surrounding localities.

  • Shaping the Internet: History and Impact of IXP Growth

    It’s 1990: the Internet has a few million users and the first commercial companies have recently embraced this new distributed infrastructure. Sending traffic from a network in one region to another typically depends on large transit providers (Tier-1s). These Tier-1s...

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  • QTS Richmond NAP Summit

    On May 6th, RVA-IX participated in the first QTS Richmond NAP Summit. NAP is Network Access Point and the QTS Richmond NAP is a peering access point allowing to networks around the world to pass internet traffic as efficiently as...

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  • RVA-IX.NET FACT SHEET

    RVA-IX is Richmond’s only non-profit community focused internet exchange working to keep local internet traffic local. Making the Internet experience better for Richmond and the surrounding localities....

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