Nautilus Mediterranean eXchange point (NaMeX Rome) is a neutral, not for profit, Internet exchange and interconnection point, based in Rome, who counts among its members national and international Internet Service Providers and network operators. Set up in 1995, the Consortium has nowadays 70 connected ISP’s. NaMeX allows network operators to take advantage of mutual interconnection services ranging from IP traffic exchange to physical cross-connects.The Consortium is open to all Internet operators in particular to those that provide or promote the Internet in the Mediterranean Basin. NaMeX itself promotes agreements with other Neutral Access or Exchange Points in order to provide additional services to its members.
TOP-IX (TOrino Piemonte Internet eXchange) is a non-profit consortium that counts 80+ members including SMEs, large ICT and TLC corporations, public institutions and local universities. Set up in 2002, its aim is to increase the development of Internet by managing an Internet Exchange – IX for the exchange of Internet traffic in North West Italy, promoting the practice of peering and supporting the achievement of network neutrality as a mean to advance Internet development. From 2006 the Development Program has been providing support for technological innovation projects following an approach “Hands-on” & “Bits-on“ based on “hard” infrastructure and “soft” components.