SAIX provide a neutral reliable infrastructure that offer peering services accessible by any organization that own an IP network. Any entity that will considering becoming a member will need to comply with the technical requirements, and accept the Terms and Conditions to start getting the services.
SAIX has a Route Server which manage the operations for members to peer with other members. We can also facilitate direct peering through the exchange, and planning to start enabling private peering sometime in the future.
Part of the government initiative it is mandated that Saudi Arabia Licensed Data Service Providers to connect and exchange their network and traffic through the SAIX to ensure performance and localization of internet service as well to support the targeted benefits of the initiative. There’s no other obligation on members to peer with all or specific members.
SAIX will also provide Tools and Statistics for members and public that can support in getting an overview on how the services are performing. This will be added in the near future.