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IIX Inc.

February 24, 2015 09:00 ET

IIX Expands Into Asia-Pacific Region, Opens Office in Brisbane, Australia

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA and BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwired - February 24, 2015) - IIX Inc., the global software-defined interconnection company, today announced it has expanded operations into the Asia-Pacific region, and has opened an office in Brisbane, Australia. IIX's Brisbane-based software engineering team will play a strategic role within the Company's global software engineering group.

"We are delighted that IIX, a leading venture capital-funded company, is growing its presence here, and that its Brisbane team is contributing to the company's groundbreaking software-defined interconnection platform," said Andrew Tulloch, CEO, Trade and Investment, Queensland. "The Queensland Government, through its global business agency Trade and Investment Queensland, is serious about attracting innovative businesses like IIX to Queensland."

Queensland has a diverse and vibrant information and communication technology industry that is fast gaining a reputation for creative and innovative technologies and applications. Trade and Investment Queensland (TIQ) is the Queensland Government's global business agency, assisting exporters to break into emerging and established markets and promoting Queensland as the perfect place for an Asia-Pacific headquarters. TIQ delivers a range of services to Queensland businesses across metropolitan and regional Queensland to develop sustainable export markets, improve export capabilities and to promote investment ready opportunities to international investors. Based in Brisbane, TIQ currently has representations in 14 locations worldwide and eight regional locations.

"I congratulate IIX for choosing Brisbane to establish their Asia-Pacific headquarters," said Brisbane Lord Mayor, Graham Quirk. "IIX's decision to invest in Brisbane demonstrates the attractiveness of our workforce to overseas companies and reinforces Brisbane's growing reputation as a serious player in the Asia-Pacific region and as Australia's New World City."

"Brisbane has developed a reputation as a major international hub for open-source software development," said Paul Gampe, Chief Technology Officer, IIX. "IIX's Brisbane team features leading open-source software and network engineers, who'll play an integral role in expanding the company's software-defined interconnection platform across the globe."

Headquartered in Silicon Valley, California, IIX also has offices in Ontario, Canada, and Manchester, UK.

About IIX

IIX Inc., the global software-defined interconnection company, is headquartered in Silicon Valley, California. The company's SDI™ platform enables programmable interconnection between networks that allow customers to gain more control, improve security, reduce costs associated with IP transit delivery, optimize network performance and extend network reach across the globe. IIX customers include content providers, data center providers, Internet Service Providers (ISPs), carriers and other enterprises globally. The company is privately held and backed by New Enterprise Associates (NEA). To learn more, visit http://www.iix.net.

IIX is a registered trademark of IIX Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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