Open-IX appoints new executive director

Open-IX, a 501(c)(6) non-profit industry association formed to promote the highest standards for data center interconnection and Internet exchanges, has appointed Robert DeVita as its new Executive Director, the company said.

Effective immediately, DeVita will provide leadership for Open-IX´s mission to identify, create and support the implementation of industry standards for data center, Internet exchange operators and cloud connectivity solutions.

The Open-IX Association (OIX) is an Internet community effort to improve the landscape of Internet peering and massive-scale interconnection. OIX encourages the development of neutral and distributed Internet exchanges, while promoting uniform standards of performance for interconnections backed by the Internet community. More information about OIX can be found by visiting www.open-ix.org.