Stockholm Internet eXchange picks Coriant to scale interconnect capacity

Stockholm Internet eXchange (STHIX), a neutral Internet exchange focused on delivering high-quality and cost-effective IXP services, and Coriant, a supplier of packet optical, IP, and SDN solutions to Tier 1 global service providers and web-scale Internet operators, have teamed to enhance the scalability, flexibility, and efficiency of STHIX´s metro network to support the rapidly growing traffic demands of its end-user ISP customers and over 100 connected networks, the companies said.

With the recent deployment of the Coriant Grooveâ„¢ G30 Network Disaggregation Platform, STHIX can quickly scale capacity to meet the increasingly short demand cycles of their customers.

The Coriant Grooveâ„¢ G30 metro deployment for STHIX utilizes 200G coherent optical transmission and supports a broad range of end-user services, including 100G client-side services that can be deployed quickly, easily, and cost-efficiently.

The best-in-class optical transport solution enables STHIX to enhance its robust and modern peering platform, which is currently distributed over Stockholm´s six major data centers and Gothenburg´s main data center, and which will be extended to main data centers in Copenhagen following a planned launch this summer.”

The award-winning Coriant Grooveâ„¢ G30 is an innovative 1RU modular open transport solution for cloud, data center, and IXP networks that can be equipped as a muxponder terminal solution and as an Open Line System (OLS) optical layer solution. Purpose-built for interconnectivity applications, the disaggregated Groove G30 delivers industry-leading density, flexibility, and low power consumption.

Stockholm Internet eXchange (STHIX) provides a reliable high speed interconnection between internet service providers in Stockholm, Gothenburg and Copenhagen. STHIX is a neutral, independent, and professional exchange with more than 10 years of experience. STHIX supplies its members with interconnection ports in the range of 100Mbps up to single or multiple 100 Gbps ports.

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.