Megaport has launched Megaport.org, an industry and community program that supports the advancement of Internet infrastructure and standards through investment in people and communities, the company said.
Megaport.org sponsors key industry organizations that bring together people, technology, and business and those that promote neutrality and independence. Examples of recent sponsorships include Global Peering Forum, Asia Pacific Internet Exchange Association, Euro-IX, and APRICOT. Future sponsorships will include network operator forums and organizations that invest in Internet development in underserved areas.
Megaport.org has established an advisory council comprised of top, forward-thinking members of the Internet industry. The council will advise Megaport on direction and initiatives to support the Megaport.org mission of fostering community and supporting growth of Internet infrastructure.
Megaport is a global leader and pioneer in elastic interconnection. Established in 2013 and founded by Bevan Slattery, Megaport built the world´s first SDN-based neutral elastic fabric changing the way enterprises, networks, and services interconnect.