DE-CIX Accelerates Internet Exchange Services with Infinera Cloud Xpress 2
Infinera, provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced that DE-CIX, the world’s leading internet exchange operator, deployed the Infinera Cloud Xpress 2 to easily address soaring demand for internet exchange services in rapidly growing markets including New York City, Frankfurt and Dallas. Internet exchanges allow service providers, content delivery networks and digital businesses to exchange internet traffic between their networks. DE-CIX provides premium interconnection services and runs a range of carrier- and data center-neutral internet exchanges globally. DE-CIX serves over 1,300 carriers, internet service providers and content networks from more than 100 countries, including all leading international players in various metro markets in Europe, the Middle East, India and North America.
DE-CIX selected the Cloud Xpress 2 for the unmatched combination of capacity and simplicity in a compact, easy-to-install optical networking platform. The Cloud Xpress 2 supports simple point-and-click provisioning and the highest plug-and-play combination of capacity and reach available, delivering 1.2 terabits per second of capacity up to 130 kilometers without requiring any external equipment. Infinera Instant Bandwidth allows DE-CIX to activate and pay for additional capacity in minutes, reducing the initial cost of deployment while remaining responsive to customer capacity demands. The solution was implemented by network specialist Axians Networks & Solutions, which is a longtime partner of Infinera and has been involved in other projects for DE-CIX.
“DE-CIX is experiencing tremendous and unpredictable customer demand for interconnection services in major markets across the globe,” said Daniel Melzer, CTO, DE-CIX. “Our customers request instant activation of high-capacity internet exchange services, and Cloud Xpress 2 with Instant Bandwidth enables us to deliver that to our customers. Cloud Xpress 2 is easy to install and is performing better than advertised for our data center interconnection requirements.”
“With internet traffic booming, driven by growth in cloud-based services, neutral interconnection services from DE-CIX are the glue connecting the cloud ecosystem,” said Nick Walden, Infinera Senior Vice President, EMEA. “We are delighted to work with DE-CIX to rapidly meet the needs of their customers.”
“We are honored to partner with Infinera to provide DE-CIX with a solution that provides exceptional performance and peace of mind,” said Rick Werner, Head of BU Carrier & Service Provider, Axians Networks & Solutions.
The Infinera Cloud Xpress Family delivers high-performance data center interconnect solutions to cloud service providers, internet content providers, internet exchange service providers, enterprise network operators and other large-scale data center operators.
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This press release contains forward-looking statements including, but not limited to the economic, technical and operational advantages of deploying the Cloud Xpress 2 product and Infinera Instant Bandwidth. These statements are not guarantees of results and should not be considered as an indication of future activity or future performance. Actual results may vary materially from these expectations as a result of various risks and uncertainties. Information about these risks and uncertainties, and other risks and uncertainties that affect Infinera’s business, is contained in the risk factors section and other sections of Infinera’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2018 as filed with the SEC on May 10, 2018, as well subsequent reports filed with or furnished to the SEC. These reports are available on Infinera’s website at www.infinera.com and the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov. Infinera assumes no obligation to, and does not currently intend to, update any such forward-looking statements.