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DE-CIX Set to Go Live at 1025Connect, Establishing an Easternmost U.S. Internet Exchange Point

WESTBURY, N.Y., March 08, 2018 -- 1025Connect, Long Island’s premier network-neutral Meet-Me Room for network interconnection and colocation, today announces that DE-CIX, the world’s leading Internet Exchange (IX) operator, is now taking orders for connectivity to its platform in its latest New York-area Point-of-Presence (PoP) at the 1025Connect.  DE-CIX’s platform at 1025Connect is now situated at the easternmost U.S. point.  Dubbed “the Continental Edge,” 1025Connect customers will now benefit from global, leading peering and Layer 2 connectivity solutions.

DE-CIX
The world’s leading Internet Exchange (IX) operator


The DE-CIX access point is set to go live April 15, 2018, providing peering members in New York with direct access to a number of subsea systems and global networks currently located at 1025Connect, including Aqua Comms and Epsilon.  DE-CIX’s premium network interconnection platform will deliver 1025Connect customers access to world-class peering and connectivity solutions that are proven to enhance IP performance.

1025Connect customers now have the opportunity to leverage the capability to deliver a variety of Layer 2 solutions including DE-CIX’s leading GlobePEER Remote Service, which provides turnkey connectivity to DE-CIX Frankfurt, Germany, where over 900 unique networks connect.  DE-CIX’s New York exchange provides reach to over 150 unique networks facilitating direct connectivity for North American, Caribbean, Latin American and European networks seeking peering opportunities with U.S.-based content and network providers.

“Bringing the DE-CIX PoP live at the 1025Connect facility has been one of our most anticipated projects,” says Hunter Newby, Partner, 1025Connect.  “When it comes to access to submarine capacity, affordable and robust terrestrial connectivity, direct to cloud interconnection and more, the DE-CIX platform is a critical gateway.  Now local and global customers on Long Island can access the world’s leading Internet Exchange point, providing unsurpassed connectivity options directly at the Continental Edge.”

“1025Connect is a strategic location for DE-CIX New York, enabling us to extend the reach of our platform and increasing accessibility and connectivity throughout the region,” comments Ed d’Agostino, Vice President and General Manager, DE-CIX North America.  “With our easternmost Internet peering point, now companies reliant on transatlantic network connectivity and other Long Island networks have an option to directly connect to DE-CIX via 1025Connect.  This offers companies an opportunity to access an abundance of networks while benefiting from more cost-effective colocation options without monthly cross connect fees.”

1025Connect delivers direct access to a variety of network providers, and multiple submarine cable systems connecting North America, Europe and Latin America, with the additional ability to bypass Manhattan fiber routes for greater network redundancy and diversity. 

For more information about DE-CIX, visit www.DE-CIX.net.

To learn more about 1025Connect, visit www.1025connect.com.

About 1025Connect                                                                                                              
1025Connect is Long Island's premier network-neutral Carrier Hotel located at 1025 Old Country Road in Westbury, New York.  This facility is renowned for its ability to connect subsea systems to terrestrial networks with the optional ability to bypass Manhattan for greater network diversity.  1025Connect provides colocation solutions that enable network interconnections through its highly-secure Long Island data center.  Network operators of all types within 1025Connect benefit from direct access to Manhattan Bypass fiber routes, multiple transatlantic and Latin American submarine cable systems and multiple enterprise networks — all without monthly recurring cross-connect fees.  Visit www.1025connect.com.

About DE-CIX
DE-CIX, the world’s leading Internet Exchange (IX) operator, provides premium interconnection services and runs twelve carrier and data center-neutral IXs globally. Founded in 1995, DE-CIX serves 1300+ carriers, ISPs and content networks from 100+ countries, including all leading international players in various metro markets in Europe, the Middle East, India and North America.

With 5.8 Terabits per second of peak traffic, DE-CIX Frankfurt is the world’s leading Internet Exchange. For more information please visit www.de-cix.net.

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