DE-CIX Becomes Part of CoreSite's Open Cloud Exchange

DE-CIX, the world´s Internet Exchange (IX) operator with the largest carrier and data center-neutral IX in the major markets of New York and Dallas, and CoreSite (NYSE:COR), a premier provider of secure, reliable, high-performance data center and interconnection solutions across the US, has announced that DE-CIX has joined CoreSite´s Open Cloud Exchange, the company said.

Through the CoreSite SDN-based Open Cloud Exchange, which provides a single port into a layer 2 Ethernet switching platform, customers can now reach DE-CIX New York to access over 220 networks through a single interconnection. CoreSite customers in Boston and Northern Virginia can now provision connections to DE-CIX to reach networks not available in each local market. Through CoreSite´s Open Cloud Exchange, customers gain easy access to global and specialized networks through a single interconnection.

CoreSite customers can utilize an existing port on the Open Cloud Exchange or provision a new port to access DE-CIX New York, among other cloud and IT service providers. Access to DE-CIX New York can be ordered in bandwidth increments from 1G to 10G.

With DE-CIX joining CoreSite´s Open Cloud Exchange, CoreSite´s customers in Boston and Northern Virginia can provision private, low latency connectivity to DE-CIX New York through the Open Cloud Exchange without incurring additional third-party costs such as transport or remote access fees. CoreSite´s inter-site connectivity solutions provide customers high-speed connectivity to multiple service providers with on-demand flexibility delivering low latency solutions that bypass the public Internet.

DE-CIX is the world´s Internet Exchange operator and will celebrate its 25th anniversary this year. Having started operations in 1995, DE-CIX in Frankfurt am Main is the Internet Exchange (IX) with the world´s highest data throughput at peak times, at more than 8.3 Terabits per second (Tbps). Its technical infrastructure has a total capacity of 48 Terabits. Further information at