MidWest-IX has announced that it is partnering with H5 Data Centers, a national wholesale data center owner and operator, to establish an Internet exchange at The Cleveland Technology Center at 1625 Rockwell in downtown Cleveland, the company said.
The deployment represents the first Internet exchange in Cleveland and builds upon the successful launch of MidWest-IX´s Internet exchanges in several Midwest cities. Now with more than 30 peers, MidWest-IX manages one of the country´s largest Internet exchanges in Indianapolis.
H5 Data Centers is one of the privately owned data center operators in the United States with over 2 million square feet of data center space under management. The company designs and engineers flexible and scalable data center solutions to address the core infrastructure and edge requirements of its customers. H5 Data Centers operates data centers in Albuquerque, Ashburn, Atlanta, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Denver, Phoenix, Quincy, San Jose, San Luis Obispo, and Seattle. For more information, visit www.h5datacenters.com.
MidWest-IX is a progressive Internet exchange providing traditional Internet Exchange peering as well as managed peering services for clients. Founded in 2014 MidWest-IX operates peering fabrics in 5 cities under the MidWest-IX and FD-IX names. MidWest-IX was founded by three Industry ISP veterans to serve the peering community by helping them through the entire process of peering on a fabric. MidWest-IX currently operates exchanges in Indianapolis, St. Louis, College Station, and now Cleveland. MidWest-IX has expansion plans to bring more online in 2018 and into 2019.