Ottawa Internet Exchange finds new home OTTIX, a public Internet Exchange for the Ottawa-Carleton region, has selected Cyberus Online Inc. as their new provider of facilities. Cyberus is pleased to be donating facilities to OTTIX. OTTIX provides a valuable service to the Ottawa-Carleton region. It allows Internet users of OTTIX-enabled members to load web pages and send emails to other OTTIX-enabled institutions with greater speed and reliability than would otherwise be possible. In addition, the shorter delays experienced between OTTIX-enabled members creates an opportunity for more real-time applications to be used, encouraging a win-win situation for OTTIX-enabled ISP's and their customers. Current OTTIX members include: Achilles Internet, Communications Research Centre (CRC), Cyberus Online Inc., Glen-Net Communications Inc., Information Gateway Services (IGS), Iosphere Internet, Istop Internet, Storm Internet Services, Travel-net Communications Inc. and Worldchat Internet Services. The donation of Cyberus facilities to OTTIX ensures that OTTIX will be able to continue to provide local Internet traffic exchange for these members. OTTIX invites Internet providers, schools, colleges, universities, government departments, large companies and any organization with significant local presence on the Internet as either a consumer or a provider of Internet bandwidth to join. Information regarding membership can be found on the OTTIX website. OTTIX was founded in 2001 by Jacob Zack of IGS and William F. Maton of CRC. OTTIX is an initiative to help increase speed, lower latencies and increase reliability of local Internet use within the Ottawa-Gatineau-Hull region. IGS provided the initial facilities to OTTIX. More information on OTTIX can be obtained at http://www.ottix.net. Cyberus Online Inc. was incorporated in 1995 and rapidly became a leading independent Internet Service Provider. The company has provided quality service to over 40,000 subscribers to date. Headquartered in Ottawa, and providing service across Canada, Cyberus provides a full spectrum of Internet services from dial-up to high speed DSL service as well as on-site network consulting services, domain hosting, and server co-location. More information can be obtained at http://www.cyberus.ca. For further information: Roy Hooper, System Administrator, Cyberus Online Inc., (613) 233-5555 x609, firstname.lastname@example.org
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