Category Archives: Internet Exchange

You Won’t Believe How Much the Internet Has Grown

The internet has been growing at a staggering pace over the last several years. Since 2012, almost 1.7 billion new users have come online, which is an increase of almost 82 percent, or 10 new users every second.

This is great news for global data providers like New York City’s TELEHOUSE, which achieved a milestone in February when its New York International Internet Exchange (NYIIX) surpassed 400 Gbps of traffic daily.

Inside 1025Connect & DE-CIX

How a New IXP Will Transform Long Island Connectivity

Hunter Newby, Partner/Investor of 1025Connect

1025Connect, Long Island’s premier network-neutral Meet-Me Room for network interconnection and colocation, has added DE-CIX, a carrier and data center-neutral Internet Exchange operator with multiple platforms across the U.S., including a distributed platform across major carrier hotels and data centers throughout the New York-New Jersey metro market and an exchange throughout the Dallas, TX metro market. DE-CIX New York, the only major IX platform in the New York market Open-IX certified and one of the top neutral Internet Peering Exchange (IXPs) in the New York metro market, has added a new Point of Presence (PoP) with 1025Connect that serves as host to the easternmost peering point in the New York metro area, enabling easier access and delivery of content distributed to the ‘Continental Edge.’

CloudFlare Joins TELEHOUSE’s LAIIX and NYIIX EXCHANGES

cloudflare-joins-telehouses-laiix-and-nyiix-exchangesTELEHOUSE announced this week that CloudFlare will join its Los Angeles and New York International Internet Exchanges (NYIIX and LAIIX).

AMS-IX and Megaport Join Forces

Originally posted on Data Center POST

Gates and Allen, Hewlett and Packard, Jobs and Wozniak. Some partnerships produce astounding results. But whether it’s two idealistic visionaries or a holistic collaboration between innovative companies, a symbiotic relationship can deliver remarkable products and services that transform the marketplace.

US Signal Joins the Console NSP Partner Program

US SignalIt has been announced that US Signal has joined the Console NSP Partner Program. The move will enable US Signal to provide customers access to Console, the enterprise software and interconnection platform that is changing the way businesses directly connect to their customers, vendors, and partners. US Signal has long been the largest Midwest network, data center and cloud provider, and now with access to the Console software and interconnection platform, they can provide a faster, more secure way for companies across the globe to directly connect to business-critical cloud providers such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform, as well as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) providers and partners.

MASS IX Becomes First Boston-Area IXP to Receive OIX-1 Certification

massix_top_logoMassachusetts Internet Exchange (MASS IX) and the Open-IX Association (OIX) recently announced that MASS IX is the first Boston-based Internet Exchange Point (IXP) to be awarded OPEN-IX® OIX-1 certification.  MASS IX, powered by TOWARDEX, provides a state-of-the-art physical platform that is distributed over seven data centers in the Boston metro area, making it the largest Internet Exchange in the region.  Its mission is focused on improving performance and lowering the cost of network interconnections throughout the greater Boston area.

Host in Ireland Expands with Two New Partners for 2016

Cork Internet eXchange and Future-Tech Join Host in Ireland and Contribute Members to its Executive Committee

Host in IrelandDUBLIN, IRELAND – January 26, 2016 Host in Ireland, a strategic global initiative created to increase awareness of the benefits of hosting digital assets in Ireland, today announces the addition of two new partners for 2016.  Cork Internet eXchange (CIX), the major connectivity centre for the south west of Ireland, and Future-Tech, a data centre professional services provider based in West Berkshire, United Kingdom, have joined the organization, which has retained 15 partners from last year.  With the addition of these new partners, Host in Ireland also gains two new Executive Committee members, James Wilman, CEO at Future-Tech, and Jerry Sweeney, Managing Director at Cork Internet eXchange.  

LINX deploy multi-100Gig DWDM over 57km using HUBER+SUHNER Cube Optics

LINX LogoThe London Internet Exchange (LINX) recently expanded their metro optical network by deploying a simple 100Gig DWDM based solution from HUBER+SUHNER Cube Optics AG.

LINX were seeing increased need for more and more low latency and high bandwidth between their data centers around London. LINX were also keen to utilise the switch/router vendors’ native 100G ports, if possible, whilst also aiming to keep the transport portion of the network as simple as possible. Although there were many options from large DWDM vendors, the investment costs there were just too high.

AMS-IX USA Inc. and GlobeNet Take One Giant Leap for LATAM Connectivity With New Partnership

AMS-IX United StatesThe distance between North America and Latin America (LATAM) just got a bit shorter for business owners, thanks to an exciting new partnership between Internet exchange (IX) provider AMS-IX USA Inc. and GlobeNet, a major Brazilian Internet wholesale provider.

5 Key Benefits to Open-IX Certification

Open-IXWhen it comes to offering quality connectivity, your data center or Internet Exchange Point (IXP) is already second to none. So, why become Open-IX certified by the Open-IX Association?

Here are five reasons you should consider OIX-1 and OIX-2 certification for your IXP or data center: