phone (816) 550-9030

email info@kcix.net

ASN AS 40542

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Welcome to the KCiX
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1.28 Tbps Switching 1.28Tb/s SWITCHING

The Kansas City Internet eXchange is built on Cisco and Brocade switches with over 1.2Tb/s switching capacity and 900 mp/s forwarding. This allows our members to benefit from line rate switching within our nodes.


Five Locations 6 LOCATIONS

KCiX currently operates 3 nodes and features 2 extension nodes in the Kansas City Area. We also feature 1 extension node in Minneapolis MN. Connections can be made with either copper up to 1Gbps, fiber up to 40Gbps QSFP, or multiple ports in a LAG.


No Fees Internet Exchange NO FEES

The Kansas City Internet eXchange is a free and open peering point available to anyone meeting the peering requirements. We operate as a member driven organization and as such, rely on the generosity of our members and others for needed resources.




SERVICES

The KCiX offers the following services free of charge:

  • Dedicated Ethernet port for peering
  • Access to the KCiX membership control panel
  • Access to the KCiX members mailing list
  • MPLA Route Server
  • Private Peering

Physical Connections Available (Varies by node):

  • Copper 100Mbps and 1Gbps
  • Fiber 1Gbps, 10Gbps, or 40Gbps
  • Multiple port LAGs Available
KCiX does not provide hosting, colocation, local loop, or internet service.

OUR MEMBERS
Netrality 1102 Grand gnd1.mci.kcix.netRoute Server 1
MemberASNKCiX IPv4KCiX IPv6PortPeeringDBAS-SET FilterPeering
Policy
BGP
IPv4
BGP
IPv6
1&1 Internet8560206.51.7.22001:504:1B:1::210Gbps/net/262AS-1AND1OpenESTABIDLE
WAN Security1421206.51.7.42001:504:1B:1::4 10GbpsN/AOpenDOWNIDLE
Hurricane Electric6939206.51.7.52001:504:1B:1::52x 10Gbps/net/291RADB::AS-HURRICANE RADB::AS-HURROpenNONENONE
KANREN 2495206.51.7.152001:504:1B:1::15 10Gbps/net/4706AS2495:AS-MEMBERSOpenESTABESTAB
MOREnet2572206.51.7.182001:504:1B:1::1810Gbps/net/5149OpenESTABESTAB
KCFiber/liNKCity11708206.51.7.192001:504:1B:1::1910Gbps/net/9261AS-KCFIBEROpenESTABESTAB
Bluebird Network62943206.51.7.202001:504:1B:1::20 10Gbps/net/10692OpenESTABESTAB
Broadwave17303206.51.7.212001:504:1B:1::2110Gbps/net/14782OpenESTABESTAB
Google Fiber16591206.51.7.302001:504:1B:1::30 10Gbps/net/5063AS-GOOGLE-FIBEROpenNONENONE
BankonIT 46416206.51.7.322001:504:1B:1::32 1Gbps/net/8399RADB::AS-BANKONITOpenESTABESTAB
Google Cache36040206.51.7.332001:504:1B:1::33 10Gbps/net/4319OpenESTABESTAB
Cloudflare 13335206.51.7.342001:504:1B:1::34 20Gbps/net/4224AS-CLOUDFLAREOpenESTABNONE
Oath10310206.51.7.352001:504:1B:1::3510Gbps/net/27AS-YAHOOSelectiveESTABESTAB
k12 itc, Inc15188206.51.7.362001:504:1B:1::36 10Gbps/net/14055OpenESTABNONE
Netflix2906206.51.7.372001:504:1B:1::3720Gbps/net/457AS-NFLXOpenESTABESTAB
Jack Henry & Associates14010206.51.7.392001:504:1B:1::391GbpsN/AOpenIDLENONE
Kansas Fiber Network, LLC13329206.51.7.402001:504:1B:1::4010Gbps/net/15993RestrictiveESTABESTAB
Verisign26415206.51.7.412001:504:1B:1::411Gbps/net/9897AS-GTLDOpenESTABESTAB
Packet Layer63368206.51.7.422001:504:1B:1::4210GbpsN/AOpenNONENONE
Oath10310206.51.7.452001:504:1B:1::4510Gbps/net/27AS-YAHOOSelectiveESTABESTAB
OzarksGo395662206.51.7.462001:504:1B:1::4610Gbps/net/13349RS-OZARKSGO-PEERINGOpenESTABESTAB
Park Hill School District36112206.51.7.472001:504:1B:1::4710Gbps/net/6116RestrictiveESTABIDLE
Park Hill School District36112206.51.7.482001:504:1B:1::4810Gbps/net/6116RestrictiveESTABIDLE
US Internet10242206.51.7.492001:504:1B:1::4910Gbps/net/3996AS-USINTERNETOpenESTABESTAB
Southwest MN Broadband25715206.51.7.532001:504:1B:1::5310Gbps/net/15584AS-SMBSOpenESTABNONE
KwiKom Communications53703206.51.7.552001:504:1B:1::5510Gbps/net/15734AS-KWIKOMOpenESTABESTAB
Great Plains Communications13807206.51.7.562001:504:1B:1::5610Gbps/net/10703AS-GPC-TRANSITOpenESTABESTAB
United Telecom30174206.51.7.572001:504:1B:1::5710GbpsN/AOpenESTABNONE
1&1 Internet8560206.51.7.582001:504:1B:1::5810Gbps/net/262AS-1AND1OpenESTABNONE
Glynn Devins Inc.46574206.51.7.592001:504:1B:1::591Gbps/net/16841SelectiveNONENONE
NU-Telecom23465206.51.7.622001:504:1B:1::6210Gbps/net/5755OpenIDLENONE
AirLink Internet Services27027206.51.7.722001:504:1B:1::721GbpsN/AOpenESTABESTAB
WoodyNet42206.51.7.732001:504:1B:1::731Gbps/net/3924AS-PCHOpenESTABESTAB
Packet Clearing House3856206.51.7.742001:504:1B:1::741Gbps/net/286AS-PCHOpenESTABESTAB
Sho-Me Technologies, LLC55140206.51.7.782001:504:1B:1::7810Gbps/net/17170AS-SHO-ME-TECHNOLOGIESOpenESTABESTAB
Xiber LLC393950206.51.7.802001:504:1B:1::8010Gbps/net/10475RADB: AS-XIBEROpenESTABESTAB
United Electric Cooperative Inc.393442206.51.7.812001:504:1B:1::8110GbpsN/AOpenNONENONE
Mutual Telephone Company15165206.51.7.822001:504:1B:1::8210Gbps/net/16772AS-MTCOpenESTABIDLE
Wholesale Internet32097206.51.7.1002001:504:1B:1::10020Gbps/net/3266AS-WHOLESALE-INTERNETOpenESTABIDLE
KCIX Route Server40542206.51.7.1262001:504:1B:1::1261Gbps/net/12021OpenN/AN/A
Nocix 1520 Swift sft1.mci.kcix.netRoute Server 1
MemberASNKCiX IPv4KCiX IPv6PortPeeringDBAS-SET FilterPeering
Policy
BGP
IPv4
BGP
IPv6
Wholesale Internet32097206.51.7.12001:504:1B:1::110Gbps/net/3266AS-WHOLESALE-INTERNETOpenDOWNDOWN
nDeviX25861206.51.7.222001:504:1B:1::221Gbps/net/3751OpenDOWNIDLE
NOCIX33387206.51.7.242001:504:1B:1::2410Gbps/net/12030N/ANONENONE
Central States Security LLC396236206.51.7.432001:504:1B:1::431GbpsN/AOpenNONENONE
GVVME12186206.51.7.702001:504:1B:1::701Gbps/net/16740AS-GVVMEOpenDOWNIDLE
The Cable Building bur1.mci.kcix.netRoute Server 1
MemberASNKCiX IPv4KCiX IPv6PortPeeringDBAS-SET FilterPeering
Policy
BGP
IPv4
BGP
IPv6
JCHost 17019206.51.7.32001:504:1B:1::3 1Gbps/net/7905OpenIDLEIDLE
Unreal Servers64236206.51.7.92001:504:1B:1::91GbpsN/AOpenDOWNNONE
Joes Datacenter tcy1.mci.kcix.netRoute Server 1
MemberASNKCiX IPv4KCiX IPv6PortPeeringDBAS-SET FilterPeering
Policy
BGP
IPv4
BGP
IPv6
Netsolus36489206.51.7.82001:504:1B:1::81Gbps/net/11565OpenESTABESTAB
Joe's DataCenter 19969206.51.7.102001:504:1B:1::10 10Gbps/net/3268RADB::AS-JDCOpenESTABESTAB
Thomas Glass205777206.51.7.162001:504:1B:1::161Gbps/net/13847AS-TGLASSOpenESTABESTAB
Jack Fillan207080206.51.7.172001:504:1B:1::171Gbps/net/11213AS-BASILOpenESTABESTAB
Hao Long133846206.51.7.232001:504:1B:1::231Gbps/net/11387AS-IMLONGHAOOpenESTABESTAB
Jacob Slater203729206.51.7.262001:504:1B:1::261Gbps/net/13010AS-IGLOO22225OpenESTABESTAB
Mitsuha Networks205590206.51.7.272001:504:1B:1::271Gbps/net/13997AS-MITSUHAOpenESTABESTAB
Rhys Williams 60271206.51.7.282001:504:1B:1::281Gbps/net/15283AS-RWILLIAMSOpenESTABESTAB
Ben Cartwright-Cox206924206.51.7.292001:504:1B:1::291Gbps/net/13282AS-BENJOJOOpenESTABESTAB
Electraflux, LTD41139206.51.7.312001:504:1B:1::311Gbps/net/14758AS-ELECTRAFLUXOpenNONENONE
Aperture Networks 202562206.51.7.442001:504:1B:1::441Gbps/net/13715OpenESTABIDLE
VOIPster32030206.51.7.502001:504:1B:1::501Gbps/net/16794AS-VOIPSTEROpenESTABESTAB
Tommy Bowditch51391206.51.7.542001:504:1B:1::541Gbps/net/14596AS-TOMMYBOWDITCHOpenNONEIDLE
Misaka Network LLC57695206.51.7.602001:504:1B:1::601Gbps/net/13789AS-MISAKAOpenESTABESTAB
George Dimitrov Palmer203146206.51.7.612001:504:1B:1::611Gbps/net/15988GEORGE-PALMEROpenNONENONE
Rickey S Francis Jr202322206.51.7.762001:504:1B:1::761Gbps/net/16910AS-RICKEYSFRANCISJROpenESTABESTAB
nonexiste.net26457206.51.7.772001:504:1B:1::771Gbps/net/15931AS-NONEXISTEOpenNONEIDLE
LightEdge Solutions und1.mci.kcix.netRoute Server 1
MemberASNKCiX IPv4KCiX IPv6PortPeeringDBAS-SET FilterPeering
Policy
BGP
IPv4
BGP
IPv6
LightEdge Solutions11320206.51.7.512001:504:1B:1::5110Gbps/net/15009SelectiveESTABNONE
NetFire394102206.51.7.522001:504:1B:1::521Gbps/net/13971OpenIDLENONE
Minnesota VoIP mnv1.msp.kcix.netRoute Server 1
MemberASNKCiX IPv4KCiX IPv6PortPeeringDBAS-SET FilterPeering
Policy
BGP
IPv4
BGP
IPv6
Minnesota Voip32621206.51.7.632001:504:1B:1::63 10Gbps/net/4044AS-TCVTRANSITOpenESTABESTAB
Compudyne, Inc47096206.51.7.642001:504:1B:1::6410Gbps/net/11209AS-47096DOWNSTREAMOpenESTABESTAB
LTD Broadband LLC394330206.51.7.652001:504:1B:1::6510Gbps/net/13979AS394330:AS-ALLOpenESTABNONE
Verus Corporation26156206.51.7.662001:504:1B:1::661Gbps/net/8484AS-VERUS-3OpenESTABESTAB
Genesis Technology 30032206.51.7.672001:504:1B:1::671Gbps/net/12528OpenNONENONE
Paul Bunyan Communications14371206.51.7.682001:504:1B:1::6810Gbps/net/3134AS-PBCOpenIDLEIDLE
ClaimLynx, Inc.62708206.51.7.692001:504:1B:1::6910Gbps/net/5879OpenESTABESTAB
Consolidated Telephone Co.64227206.51.7.712001:504:1B:1::7110Gbps/net/11507AS-CTCTRANSITOpenESTABIDLE
Stellar Association, LLC36374206.51.7.752001:504:1B:1::7510Gbps/net/5781AS-STELLAR-TRANSITOpenESTABESTAB
Wikstrom Telephone Company, Inc.33362206.51.7.792001:504:1B:1::7910Gbps/net/4298AS-WIKTELOpenESTABESTAB

General peering and route server information can be obtained by emailing info@kcix.net. Member list data is updated every twelve hours. Peering data is sourced from PeeringDB

OUR LOCATIONS

  • 1520 Swift
  • Nocix 1520 Swift
    Brocade VDX 6720-60
    sft1.mci.kcix.net

    1520 Swift Street
    North Kansas City, MO 64116

  • The Cable Building
  • The Cable Building
    Brocade VDX 6720-60
    bur1.mci.kcix.net

    1321 Burlington Road, Suite 500
    North Kansas City, MO 64116

  • 1102 Grand
  • Netrality 1102 Grand
    Cisco Nexus C3064PQ
    gnd1.mci.kcix.net

    1102 Grand Blvd. 6th Floor
    Kansas City, MO 64106

  • 1325 Tracy
  • Joe's Datacenter, LLC
    Brocade FastIron GS FGS648P
    tcy1.mci.kcix.net

    1325 Tracy Ave
    Kansas City, MO 64106

  • LightEdge Kansas City
  • LightEdge Solutions
    Brocade ICX6610-48S
    und1.mci.kcix.net

    9050 NE Underground Dr, Pillar 312
    Kansas City, MO 64161

  • 511 Building - MNVoiP Extension
  • Minnesota VoIP
    Arista DCS-7148S
    mnv1.msp.kcix.net

    511 11th Ave South Suite 100
    Minneapolis, MN 55415

The KCIX does not charge any peering or port fees. Some extension switches or locations may incur fees depending on the providers options for interconnect.
Please contact us or the node operator if you have questions.


ABOUT US

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is KCiX?
    KCIX is a Free Internet Exchange Point (FIXP) created and operating since 2006. It provides a physical ethernet switched infrastructure to ISPs and Internet related business companies to exchange IP traffic.
  • Why is peering at The Kansas City Internet Exchange free?
    KCIX has been created to help Internet development and traffic optimization in the Kansas City Metropolitain Area. With no recurring charge members can easily exchange traffic and optimize their network performances. KCIX wants to provide companies an alternative peering network for performance and redundancy reasons.
  • May I sell Internet transit over KCiX?
    Please contact us with details.
  • Who are KCiX members?
    Most members are ISPs, ASPs or Telecom operators.
  • May I sell services to others members using KCIX?
    Yes you may.
  • Who can join KCiX?
    Any legal entity with a valid Autonomous System Number (ASN) is welcome at KCiX.
  • How can I join KCiX?
    First read and make sure you agree to our policies and then fill out the Membership Application
  • What are KCiX usage policy/rules?
    KCiX usage policy is available here
  • Is KCiX really free of charge?
    Since 2006 KCiX has provided interconnections free of charge. While connecting to us is free, you may incur cross connect or other fees from the host datacenter.
  • How is KCiX working technically?
    KCIX is based on Brocade VDX switches. Our route server is a Cisco ASR. Each POP is interconnected through dark fiber.
  • Does KCiX sell bandwidth/colocation/web hosting/etc?
    No. We are strictly an exchange point. Our sponsors can provide you with other services as needed.

Contact Information:

icon 11321 Burlington, Suite F, North Kansas City, MO 64116

icon 2 (816) 550-9030

icon 3KCiX.NET

Management Information:

Executive Director - Aaron Wendel

Exchange Admin - Brandon Mulligan


OUR SPONSORS
Nocix INC 1102 Grand Hurricane Electric KCFiber Wholesale Internet Joes Data Center 1 and 1 LightEdge Solutions

The entities above have donated time, equipment, bandwidth, space, power, cooling or other goods and/or services critical to our operation. Without them there would be no eXchange, or worse, one you had to pay for.