LDeX Group makes plans to enhance connectivity offering with the addition of a LINX virtual PoP
London, United Kingdom – 25 June 2014: LDeX Group has today announced that it plans to enhance its connectivity offering with the addition of a virtual PoP from the London Internet Exchange (LINX). LINX intends to build a transmission point of presence at the group’s London based LDeX1 datacentre facility which will be connected back to a LINX edge switch at Interxion..
As one of the global leaders of Internet Exchange Points (IXP), the addition of LINX to the LDeX1 datacentre facility will allow existing and new members alike to peer directly on the LINX Juniper LAN from the LDeX1 data centre with the availability of both Gig and 10Gig ports
With over 520 members from 60 different countries worldwide, LINX is the world’s largest membership association for Internet Service Providers and other major network operators. The organisation handles over 4 Terabytes per second (Tbps) of peak traffic on behalf of its members and has over 10 Tbps of capacity on its’ public peering platform.
Commenting on the news, LDeX Group CEO Rob Garbutt said: “We are delighted to be working with LINX to bring a transmission point of presence at the LDeX1 site. Aligning the company with best in class partners such as LINX has always been a strategic priority for LDeX in delivering superior value added datacentre and network services to our customers.”
Ben Hedges, Head of Marketing and Business Development at LINX added: “The LINX vPoP programme has been developed to give UK network operators even more ways to connect to the exchange and we are delighted to be working with LDeX to launch the first of what we expect to be many similar initiatives with data centre operators where-ever there is a LINX operated IXP.”
About LDeX Group
LDeX Group provides carrier neutral London colocation and data centre facilities within the M25 and in close proximity to Central London. LDeX own, operate and manage their facilities, providing London colocation services to a range of industry sectors to protect the availability of data, applications, ecommerce and online presence.
For more information please visit: www.londondataexchange.net Press Contacts: LDeX Group Ltd Anne-Marie Lavelle (Group Marketing Executive), [email protected], +44(0) 207 183 3960
About London Internet Exchange (LINX)
The London Internet Exchange (LINX) is the largest Internet Exchange Point in the UK, and is the country’s largest membership association for Internet Service Providers and other major network operators. We provide peering services and public policy representation to over 510 members across 60 countries. The LINX London network currently handles over 3.75 Tbps of peak traffic, nearly 2 Tb/sec of which is over public peering and covers more than 85% of the global routing table.
For more information, see:www.linx.net