Important note: There are only a limited number of 10Gb/s ports available on the current CINX switch, and all of the available
ports are current in use or reserved. Additional ports will be available as soon as new switches are installed at CINX.
Questions relating to the INX policy, accounts, membership, eligibility to connect to the INX and other general issues should be addressed to the ISPA secretariat:
Questions relating to the hosting facilities for CINX should be addressed to Internet Solutions:
On-site support numbers for CINX (office hours)
Note that this is the contact details for IS Global Service Center (GSC) that operates on a 24×7 basis.
For after-hour support, the GSC can still be contacted.
Also, read the cabling section to guide you on the process if you are currently not an IS customer.
As per ISPA regulations, the cabling in and to the IX environment is the responsibility of the host. Please do not arrange for cabling directly to the IX, rather work through the host.
If the ISPA member is already an IS client, they can work through their account manager or if they are not a customer, they can contact firstname.lastname@example.org to initiate the cabling process.
The physical address for CINX is:
6th Floor, IS Cape Town
34 Bree street
All Martis circuits into CINX should be terminated on node 2828.
The local STM-1 node contact is .
The IPv4/IPv6 address blocks for CINX are:
DATA vlan: 196.223.22.X/24 and 2001:43f8:01f1:0::X:/64
VOIP vlan: 196.223.23.X/24 and 2001:43f8:01f1:1::X:/64
where X is assigned on application for a port.
Questions about the allocation of addresses for the INXes should be addressed to .
The INX host is responsible for the maintenance of the switches at each INX. Requests for switch configuration changes should be sent to .
Traffic graphs for CINX are available at