Monday, 9 NOV 2015

Monday, 9 NOV 2015

Attendees: Dave Temkin (Board/Chair), Will Charnock (Vice Chairman), Christian Koch (Secretary), Josh Snowhorn (Director), Barry Tishgart (Director), Keith Mitchell (Director),Gabe Cole (Executive Director), Richard Wolfram (Attorney)

Not present: Chris Malayter (Treasurer), Vinay Nagpal (Marketing/Future Board), Joseph Perez (Membership), Hank Steenman (IXP)

Motion to Approve Previous Meeting Minutes: Approved

Commenced 11:05 AM EST

1. Secretart Update

  • Start with a Roll Call
  • Approve Previous Meeting Minutes
  • Chairman Should lead meetings

2. Treasurer Update

  • Not Present

3. Old Business

  • N/A

4. Committee Reports

  • IXP Committee
  • Milan Internet Exchange (MIX-IT) Application Received, MOU Received, Payment Received
  • AMS-IX Chicago Questionnaire Out
  • AMS-IX Hong Kong Questionnaire Out
  • MASS-IX – Completed & Certified
  • DC Committee
  • Gabe proposed that Eli to chair the group. Committee self-organizing, so this is fine.
  • Gabe to lead the transition. Dave to get Eli added to board mail list
  • Experis withdrew application
  • Phoenix-IX almost ready for approval
  • Dupont Fabros submitted application for Chicago
  • Working on model RFP that was discussed @ AGM
  • Marketing Committee
  • Previous Items:
  • Press Release DCD
  • Avoid eblasts for smaller events/releases
  • Beginning to evaluate alternate PR format
  • This Week’s Marketing updates:
  • DCD Chicago event went well Oct 27-28
  • OIX set to participate in DCD London – Nov 17-18, Gabe to represent OIX
  • Zayo/OIX joint PR finalized and sent to Zayo for final approval
  • Social media activity on the upswing
  • List of OIX1 certified IXPs hosted in OIX2 data centers published on the website
  • Evaluate iMPR and our PR Strategy – Vinay + Gabe will discuss
  • Discussed and agreed on continued role of Vinay as head of PR committee
  • Membership Committee
  • Pending Latest Update
  • General Committee Updates
  • General Request for new volunteers
  • IXP Committee needs volunteers
  • Membership committee needs help and leadership
  • Need to get email and social media messaging out

5. New Business

  • AIS
  • Piggybacking on another conference is generally preferred. Thoughts?
  • ITW? Might be too busy due to a lot of people’s schedules
  • DataCenter Dynamics: potentially good candidate. as it may unlock a lot of new opportunity/attendees
  • NYC (April), Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco
  • Multiple DCD Conferences, Converged, Enterprise?
  • AIS Previous Meeting Minutes
  • Potential to host AIS after June NANOG – waiting for additional information from NANOG
  • Evaluate bylaws for AIS/Election coordination