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DE-CIX - the world’s leading Internet Exchange (IX) operator - provides premium interconnection services and a range of carrier and data center-neutral IXs globally. Founded in 1995, DE-CIX serves 1800+ carriers, ISPs and content networks from 100+ countries, including all leading international players in various metro markets in Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia and India. 2020 marks the 25th anniversary of DE-CIX!

Since 1995: Where networks meet

Founded in 1995, DE-CIX’s Internet Exchange in Frankfurt is the world’s leading interconnection platform, managing more than 8.1 Terabits per second peak traffic.

In addition to Frankfurt, DE-CIX offers interconnection services at four more Internet Exchanges in Germany: in Hamburg, Munich, Dusseldorf, and Berlin.

Experience and know how taken abroad

In 2012, the company began its international growth with the opening of UAE-IX in Dubai, the Middle East’s first carrier-neutral interconnection and peering platform. DE-CIX New York was opened in 2013, and in 2015 DE-CIX launched exchanges in Palermo (Italy), Marseille (France) and Istanbul (Turkey). In 2016, exchanges in Dallas (USA), Dusseldorf (Germany) and Madrid (Spain) were opened, adding Mumbai IX powered by DE-CIX in India to the portfolio in 2017.

In early 2018, DE-CIX established a strategic cooperation with the Berlin based BCIX, followed by launching DE-CIX in later in the year. Also in 2018, a strategic partnership was established with the Russian MSX-IX from Moscow, now marketed as “MSK-IX powered by DE-CIX”, with the cooperation covering also St. Petersburg.

In early 2019, DE-CIX announced three new locations in India - DE-CIX Delhi, Kolkata and Chennai and the latest additions to DE-CIX family are Kuala Lumpur and Johor Bahru (both Malaysia) and Singapore, officially announced in January 2020.

Network interconnection at its best

With our Internet Exchanges, we provide network interconnection platforms, which are the heart of todays and tomorrows Internet infrastructure. To ensure that the Internet runs securely and smoothly, more than 1.800 networks worldwide trust our experience and service quality. There is no better way to exchange traffic, save costs and achieve the best possible end-user experience.

Best reach with carrier and data center neutrality

Carrier and data center neutrality is a basic principle at DE-CIX. All our platforms are distributed platforms, offering access via multiple carriers and multiple data centers. With just one connection, networks get access to hundreds of networks.

Build for the future

DE-CIX not only makes sure that the DE-CIX platforms are managed highly professionally so that they are secure and reliable, with excellent performance. We build our platforms for the future. Traffic rates grow at an unbelievable speed, and our platforms are ready for the growth.

All national and international DE-CIX activities and companies are consolidated under the umbrella of the DE-CIX Group AG. Its sole shareholder is eco – Association of the Internet Industry, Europe’s leading Internet association.

Peer in India; connect to largest Internet Exchange in Mumbai

With a population of 18.4 million people, Mumbai is the biggest city in India. It is also the financial capital with many media and Internet organizations contributing significantly to city's economy.

More than 14 intercontinental cables land in Mumbai. The city is interconnected with different land masses through submarine cables, such as GBICS, EIG, FALCON, SEA-ME-WE-3,4, AAE-1, BBG, FEA, IME-WE, and Tata TGN.

Mumbai-IX is available in four carrier neutral data centers and will expand its presence to several more in the near future. All IXs are interconnected and connections are available in port capacities of 1G, 10G, and 100G.

Currently Mumbai-IX interconnects 160+ networks across the country and around the world.

Mumbai-IX is Asia's only OIX-1 certified IXP, hosted in two OIX-2 data centers.

DirectCLOUD: Into the cloud with DE-CIX – one connection, a whole host of cloud providers

The cloud is the fastest-growing IT sector worldwide and the positive trend is expected to continue. With DE-CIX DirectCLOUD, you can offer your customers a direct connection to a range of cloud providers. Secure, with their own IP addresses, and with guaranteed bandwidths.

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