Equinix Expands Internet Exchange to Nine New Markets
The Equinix Internet Exchange allows drivers of internet traffic, including ISPs and content providers, to easily and effectively peer traffic and expand operations globally. It is the world's leading Internet Exchange provider, serving the most networks (1,100 ASNs), carrying the most traffic (7,500+ Gbps Global peak traffic), in the most locations (31 metros globally across the
As IP traffic driven by cloud, mobile, IoT, video, gaming and data/analytics continues to grow, the need for networks to exchange traffic, or "peer," is accelerating.
- In addition to the expansions announced today, the Equinix Internet Exchange is currently offered in 11 metros in the
Americas( Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, São Paulo, Seattle, Silicon Valley, Toronto, Washington, D.C.), five metros in EMEA ( Geneva, Helsinki, Paris, Warsaw, Zurich) and six metros in APAC ( Hong Kong, Melbourne, Osaka, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo). Equinixwill continue to partner in key markets with other Internet Exchanges, such as AMS-IX, LINX, DE-CIX, TorIX and JPNAP, while also offering the Equinix Internet Exchange service to provide networks with a globally consistent alternative Internet Exchange platform.
Equinixglobal base of 9,500 customers is highly interconnected across multiple markets. By leveraging Equinix Internet Exchange, customers can benefit from new business potential to interconnect with customers and partners across their digital supply chain and create additional business value across vertical ecosystems.
Mike Leber, CEO and Founder, Hurricane Electric
Courtney Munroe, Group Vice President, Worldwide Telecommunications Research, IDC
"No other data center operator or exchange operator has more peers or traffic or is growing faster than
Bill Long, Vice President, Interconnection, Equinix:
"As IP traffic growth continues to accelerate, it is more important than ever that the IP peering community has a scalable, reliable and globally consistent Internet Exchange solution in all markets where they want to peer traffic."
- More on Equinix Internet Exchange
- Colocation-Based Interconnection Will Serve as the 'Glue' for Advanced Digital Business Applications [Gartner Report]
- Interconnection Strategy Guide
- www.IOAKB.com [Interconnection Open Community Knowledgebase]
Forward Looking Statements
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