London Internet Exchange Selects Ciena for Data Center Interconnect16-03-2017

Source: Ciena

Waveserver platform supports growing traffic exchange needs for LINX members

Hanover, MD, March 16 2017

To provide its member organizations with improved peering services, the London Internet Exchange (LINX) has deployed Ciena®’s (NYSE: CIEN) Waveserver® stackable data center interconnect (DCI) platform, connecting its data centers throughout London. Waveserver enables LINX to support the growing traffic demands and dynamic applications of its internet content provider, service provider and wireless carrier members by quickly, reliably, and more economically turning up larger and multiple low-latency connections to its data centers. 

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About LINX
The London Internet Exchange (LINX) is a mutually owned membership association for operators of Internet Protocol networks. They provide a neutral interconnection facility and peering platform, known as an Internet Exchange Point (IXP), and represent the interests of their members on matters of public policy. 

Their members consist of access networks, ISPs such as BT and content providers like Google, who exchange internet traffic between each other over their secure peering LANs. Through LINX they are able to reach 80% of the total global Internet making it one of the single biggest connection points in the world with traffic peaks of over 3.4 Tb/s on their public peering platform alone. 

The London Internet Exchange (LINX) is one of the largest Internet exchanges in the world, connecting over 700 members from 70 countries around the globe. LINX continues to expand their London presence with over 11 PoPs across the capital along with regional exchanges in Wales, Manchester and Scotland. LINX also operates an Internet exchange in the Ashburn metro area in the US just outside Washington DC. 

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