LDeX Group become a LINX Branded vPoP
LDeX Group has today announced that it plans to enhance its connectivity services in its newly opened second Data Centre, LDeX2 in Trafford Park, Manchester, with the addition of a Branded PoP from the IXManchester Exchange operated by The London Internet Exchange (LINX).
As one of the global leaders of Internet Exchange Points (IXP), LINX, with the addition of IXManchester connecting to the LDeX2 data centre facility, will allow existing and new members alike to peer directly on IXManchester with the availability of both 1Gig and 10Gig ports.
With over 650 members from 65 different countries worldwide, LINX is the world’s largest membership association for Internet Service Providers and other major network operators. The organisation handles over 3 Terabytes per second (Tbps) of peak traffic on its public exchange alone and has over 13 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 IXManchester connectivity into our second and recently opened data centre thus enhancing the carrier rich eco system we are creating. Aligning the company with best in class partners such as LINX has always been a strategic priority for LDeX in delivering superior value added data centre and network services to our customers.”
Jennifer Holmes, Head of Sales at LINX says; “We are really pleased to have LDeX on board as our first branded PoP in Manchester. IXManchester is growing fast with nearly 70 members connected and peak traffic running at 26Gbps. We look forward to expanding IXManchester further as we work alongside LDeX and their customers in the future.’
About LDeX Group
LDeX Group is an independent national datacentre and colocation operator providing best in class colocation, network connectivity and satellite services to an array of customers across the globe.
The company owns, operates and manages its facilities, providing London and Manchester colocation and network services to a range of industry sectors to protect the availability of data, applications, ecommerce and online presence.
For further information, please visit the website: www.ldexgroup.co.uk
About The London Internet Exchange (LINX)
The London Internet Exchange (LINX) is one of the largest Internet exchanges in the world, connecting over 650 members from 65 countries around the globe. As a mutual membership organisation, whose members make up a large part of the global internet, the London based IXP is in a unique position to make a difference for all as it’s mantra ‘Working for the Good of the Internet’ indicates. 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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