Fortaleza Internet Exchange Point strengthened through partnership



The Brazilian Network Information Center (NIC.br) and GlobeNet have implemented the new central interconnection point at Fortaleza Internet Exchange Point (IXP), the company said.

GlobeNet will be responsible to host the most important National Internet´s infrastructure for the exchange of traffic in the North and Northeastern Region of Brazil, providing its data center infrastructure in Fortaleza. It is expected that this IXP will become the second most important Point of Interconnection in the country, just behind São Paulo IXP.

NIC.br is also deploying its first full-service infrastructure out of São Paulo on the same location. “The resolution of ´.br´ domain names and all the operations conducted before by NIC.br only in Sao Paulo will also be available in Fortaleza. Those features aim to make this location the pole for NIC.br North/Northeast operations in Brazil”, says Frederico Neves, NIC.br Services and Technology Director.

The Brazilian Network Information Center – NIC.br (http://www.nic.br/) is a civil entity, under private law and non-profit, which, in addition to implementing the decisions and projects of the Brazilian Internet Steering Committee (CGI.br).

The Brazilian Internet Steering Committee, responsible for establishing strategic directives related to the use and development of the Internet in Brazil, coordinates and integrates all Internet service initiatives in the country, promoting the technical excellence, innovation and dissemination of offered services. Based on the principles of multilateralism, and transparency, CGI.br represents a multi-stakeholder, democratic Internet governance model with the effective participation of all society sectors in their decisions.

GlobeNet connects the Americas with an integrated and comprehensive portfolio of services (Network, IP, IaaS and Security), supported by its award-winning, low latency, and ultra-resilient 23,500-kilometer subsea infrastructure that is complemented by its team´s extensive experience and operational know-how. With customer service, GlobeNet helps ensure your business is always ready for the challenges ahead.

GlobeNet is a portfolio company of BTG Pactual´s Infrastructure Fund II, the recipient of 2017 Frost & Sullivan´s Best Practices Award — Latin American, Carrier of Carriers Services, company of the Year, and named 2017 Best Regional Wholesale Operator at 2017 World Communication Awards. For more information about GlobeNet, visit www.globenet.com.