Internet exchange provider chooses Coriant to scale peering infrastructure

Coriant, a supplier of packet optical, IP, and SDN solutions to Tier 1 global service providers and web-scale Internet operators, has announced that MSK-IX, a Russian Internet Exchange (IX) provider, has selected the Coriant Grooveâ„¢ G30 Network Disaggregation Platform to cost-efficiently scale its peering infrastructure and enhance the performance of its high-speed communications services, including 100G, the company said.

MSK-IX selected the Coriant Grooveâ„¢ G30 solution based on the proven performance of its industry-leading features including ultra-high density, low power consumption, configuration flexibility, and pay-as-you-grow scalability.

One of the world´s largest IXPs with headquarters in Moscow, MSK-IX provides neutral connectivity services to over 500 organizations, including international companies operating in Russia. With a secure, resilient, and flexible peering platform connecting 10 cities, MSK-IX serves a broad range of end-user customers, including ISPs, search engines, cloud providers, cable operators, enterprises, and education organizations.

The Coriant Grooveâ„¢ G30 will be deployed in the MSK-IX backbone network to easily scale service capacity and deliver more flexible customer offerings in response to growing demand for domestic and international data traffic exchange services, including Data Center Interconnect (DCI).

The award-winning Coriant Grooveâ„¢ G30 Network Disaggregation Platform is an innovative 1RU modular open transport solution designed to deliver programmable, high speed, and secure bandwidth optimized for the growing capacity demands of mobile, video, IoT, and cloud applications. Widely deployed in the world´s IXP, service provider, web-scale Internet operator, and cable MSO networks, the Groove G30 can be equipped as a muxponder terminal solution and as an Open Line System (OLS) optical layer solution. Open APIs ensure rapid introduction and easy integration within any IXP, data center, or telecom operating environment.

Coriant delivers innovative and dynamic networking solutions for a fast-changing and cloud-centric business world. The Coriant portfolio of SDN-enabled, edge-to-core packet optical networking and DCI solutions enables network operators to cost-efficiently scale network capacity, reduce operational complexity, and create the resilient foundation for a new generation of mobile, video, and cloud services. Coriant serves network operators around the world, including mobile and fixed line service providers, cloud and data center operators, Web 2.0 content providers, cable MSOs, government agencies, and large enterprises. With a distinguished heritage of technology innovation and service excellence, Coriant is helping its global customers maximize the value of their network infrastructure as demand for bandwidth explodes and the communications needs of businesses and consumers continue to evolve.

MSK-IX accelerates communications between Internet companies by providing neutral Internet eXchange for IP peering and global distributed network of DNS servers for top-level domains.

More than 500 organizations use MSK-IX services on a daily basis to enhance network connectivity in 10 cities. MSK-IX participants include ISPs, social networks, search engines, cloud providers, corporate and educational networks.