Official Opening of DE-CIX Richmond Internet Exchange – Bringing World Class Communication Solutions to Henrico
Richmond, Virginia – (work wire) – DE-CIX Corporation, the world’s leading Internet Exchange (IX) operator and home to North America’s largest neutral interconnection and data center ecosystem, is pleased to announce the official opening of the DE-CIX Richmond Internet Exchange. Yesterday’s official launch event was attended by dignitaries from Virginia, national and international, including Vint Cerf, “the father of the Internet” and chief missionary at Google, and Virginia Administration Secretary, Lynne McDermid.
DE-CIX Richmond, featuring award-winning DE-CIX Apollon interconnection platform technology, has officially opened as part of the IEIC Global NAP 2.0 Summit, hosted by the Internet Ecosystem Innovation Committee (IEIC), along with DE-CIX and others. partners. Internet Exchange provides direct connectivity with low latency, serves networks of all types – for example, Internet Service Providers (ISPs), content networks, and content delivery networks (CDNs) – and provides specialized connectivity services to meet the needs of organizations in industries such as financial, automotive, and health care, logistics, retail, etc. Available interconnection services include direct connectivity to the cloud, business applications sourced from the cloud, such as Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Dynamics, as well as closed user groups (CUGs) to create on-demand environments for the exclusive and secure data exchange between business partners along the value chain.
“We are thrilled to offer our platform to this very important market, and support Virginia’s further digital transformation,” commented Ivo Ivanov, CEO of DE-CIX. “Not only traditional network providers, but also organizations – in Virginia and beyond – are looking for simplified, flexible, secure and high-performance solutions that support their connectivity needs in a fast-moving way, now and in the future. DE-CIX Richmond delivers powerful, low-latency connectivity to cloud and other networks. , serving local, national and international network operators DE-CIX Richmond is key to creating a more distributed and diverse ecosystem on the East Coast, providing connectivity solutions in close proximity to businesses and users We are passionate about bringing data and interconnection services closer to users, and now DE extends -CIX North America from east to west, with more on the way.”
Richmond DE-CIX offers multi-service connectivity. Services bookable through DE-CIX include Richmond DirectCLOUD, providing direct access to leading cloud service providers, direct cloud access to Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Dynamics through Microsoft Azure Peering Service, other enterprise solutions such as closed user groups and more . Directly connected to DE-CIX New York – 5The tenth Largest IX in the US, delivers more than terabits per second of peak traffic – DE-CIX Richmond provides networked access to content and networks that cannot be accessed anywhere else in the mid-Atlantic. DE-CIX Richmond also provides diverse access to content to networks across the region, an option embraced by businesses that need real-time access to their data, as in the AdTech sector. DE-CIX Richmond is a standalone platform powered by Nokia, with direct access available from EdgeConneX, QTS Richmond and Pixel Factory data centers. DE-CIX Richmond provides connectivity between Richmond and other 1990s North American operators in New York, Dallas, Phoenix and Chicago. The five IXs together form the largest data center and carrier neutral interconnection ecosystem in North America, covering the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, and Southwest (east and west) regions. Customers connected to DE-CIX’s North American interconnection ecosystem are also able to connect to DE-CIX’s IXs across the Atlantic.
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About DE-CIX North America
DE-CIX North America Inc. was founded. Established in 2013, it is a wholly owned subsidiary of DE-CIX International AG, the international arm of DE-CIX, the world’s leading Internet exchange operator. Together, DE-CIX Internet Exchanges in New York, Dallas, Chicago, Richmond, and Phoenix create the largest interconnection-neutral ecosystem in North America. DE-CIX provides data neutral connectivity and networking services in North America. By accessing DE-CIX’s North American Internet exchanges, customers gain more control over their networks and access to world-class content providers, as well as IP transport, VPN, and blackholing services to mitigate the effects of DDoS attacks.
DE-CIX New York is the fifth largest Internet exchange in the United States, and is an Open-IX-certified, neutral and certified transmission and data center company. The IX platform is distributed across major carrier hotels and data centers throughout every metro area it serves. DE-CIX operates more access points than any other North American Internet exchange.
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