Showing posts with label Edgeconnex. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Edgeconnex. Show all posts

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

IX-Denver expands to EdgeConneX’s Edge Data Center Campus

IX-Denver has expanded its Denver area neutral internet exchange to EdgeConneX’s Edge Data Center Campus.

IX-Denver is operated by IX-West, a registered Colorado nonprofit organization, now has over 30 unique ASN’s or networks connected, making it the largest carrier and facility neutral interconnection platform in the state of Colorado.

“On the heels of our Denver Edge Campus expansion announcement, we are excited to welcome IX-Denver to our facility and enable customers access to the areas’ leading neutral exchange platform,” comments Jeff King, General Manager for the Denver Market. “In addition to EdgeConneX’s capabilities of supporting deployments of up to 30kW/rack, the new, 115,000-square-foot facility, built from the ground up in under six months, now provides access to 10 Gig ports on IX-Denver’s protected switching fabric, enabling greater access to content and improved quality of internet connectivity for our customers.”

Sunday, May 6, 2018

EdgeConneX expands North American edge data centers

EdgeConneX announced multiple planned expansions at it sEdge Data Centers (EDCs) across North America. The company plans to accommodate up to 50 MWs of additional capacity across multiple markets, including Atlanta, Denver, Miami, Phoenix, Portland, and Toronto.

EdgeConneX said it is experiencing significant growth from new customers as well as increased need for additional power capacity and space from its anchor tenants and existing clients.  In some markets, EdgeConneX is building its second and third data center facility, evolving these Edge Data Centers into campus-like environments that contain a robust ecosystem of networking, content, cloud and IT service providers interconnecting and growing at the Edge.

“I’m extremely pleased to see continued and growing demand from customers for Edge deployments,” comments Randy Brouckman, CEO of EdgeConneX.  “For over five years, we have been building Edge Data Centers for the service provider community, creating a vibrant, localized service delivery enablement platform made up of a diverse customer ecosystem.  As demonstrated by this current expansion across North America, and based on robust customer demand and positive technology trends, we expect this growth at the Edge to continue for the foreseeable future.”




Wednesday, July 12, 2017

EdgeConneX and Telia Carrier expand partnership

EdgeConneX, a specialist provider of data centre solutions at the edge of the network, announced a strategic partnership with Sweden's Telia Carrier to enable access to the carrier's network and interconnection points with reduced latency and improved traffic flow and efficiency for Internet end-users.

EdgeConneX noted that as enterprises increasingly access to strategic edge locations worldwide, Telia will begin deploying its network at multiple facilities across EdgeConneX's portfolio of 30 Edge Data Centers (EDCs) in 27 global markets. In addition to the existing deployments in Detroit, Santa Clara and Portland, the first wave will include Boston, Atlanta, Minneapolis and Phoenix in the U.S. and Amsterdam in Europe.

The partnership is designed to meet increasing end-user demand for OTT service delivery and the move to the edge by enterprise users. To create the ecosystem needed to address the current and future demands of the marketplace, the partnership combines Telia Carrier's global Internet backbone with EdgeConneX facilities that are strategically located close to network aggregation points to enable improved security and lower latency for the cloud, IoT and content via single-hop access.

Regarding the partnership, Clint Heiden, CCO at EdgeConneX, said, "Telia Carrier is an ideal partner for EdgeConneX… its global IP backbone is… sought-after by global MSOs, content providers, gaming companies and hyperscalers expanding worldwide, and the IP connectivity it brings is critical to EdgeConneX ecosystem... furthermore, Telia Carrier (also) believes in the momentum of the edge creating a better user experience".



  • Recently, EdgeConneX partnered with NL-ix, which interconnects over 100 carrier neutral data centres in 15 European countries, to establish a new point of presence (PoP) at the EdgeConneX EDC in Amsterdam.

    EdgeConneX also recently entered and agreement with Megaport (USA), the U.S. subsidiary of Australia-based Megaport, a global provider of SDN-based solutions, to expand the availability of Megaport's elastic interconnection services in EdgeConneX’s Houston, Santa Clara and Boston EDCs.

Friday, April 21, 2017

KPN unit NL-ix establishes PoP at EdgeConneX Amsterdam

EdgeConneX, a specialist provider of data centre solutions at the edge of the network, has announced a new partnership with Netherlands-based NL-ix, a KPN company that interconnects over 100 carrier neutral data centres in 15 European countries, under which NL-ix has established a new point of presence (PoP) at its Edge Data Center (EDC) facility in Amsterdam.

With the deployment, NL-ix customers have access to local, regional and pan-European transport, routing and cloud connect services, and peering with local EdgeConneX customers, including wireless carriers, service providers, content delivery networks (CDNs), cloud providers and enterprises.

The EdgeConneX Amsterdam EDC is designed and located to provide the shortest and fastest routes for the delivery of Internet and cloud-based content in the Netherlands. The facility is strategically positioned close to major network provider aggregation points.

With 620 members connected and peak traffic of 1.7 Tbit/s, NL-ix is estimated to be the fifth largest Internet exchange globally. NL-ix interconnects in carrier neutral data centres in 25 metro areas and 105 data centres across Europe, offering metro, national and pan-European peering, routing, transport and cloud connect services.

http://www.edgeconnex.com/company/news-events/in-the-media/

  • Earlier in April EdgeConneX announced a partnership with the Salt Lake Internet eXchange (SLIX), offering connectivity solutions via the EDC in Salt Lake City. Owned and operated by XMission, SLIX is the only Internet exchange in Salt Lake City serving 10-plus networks connected with available peering for local EdgeConneX customers.
  • Earlier in the year, EdgeConneX launched its second EDC in Miami, Florida, located in Miami Gardens, 10 miles north of the NAP of Americas and offering direct access to LATAM, South America and the Caribbean via dark and lit fibre. In January 2017, Megaport (USA), the U.S. subsidiary of Australia-based Megaport, a provider of Elastic Interconnection services, deployed its SDN-based interconnection services in EDCs across North America and Europe.

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