After announcing our latest exchange in Lisbon in the last newsletter, we have more big news this month: We signed a strategic partnership with MSK-IX and will soon be offering services in Moscow. Lisbon and Moscow are part of our strategy to be present in 20 metro regions by 2020.
And in case you missed the news on the web or our social media channels: DE-CIX won Capacity's Best Internet Exchange Innovation Award last week! We think it's safe to say that our patch robot has had a big influence on winning the award. Have a look at our new video that shows a little bit more of how our newest colleague Patchy McPatchbot works. Enjoy the newsletter!
DE-CIX and MSK-IX sign agreement for a strategic partnership
We are happy to spread the news that DE-CIX is going East! We have signed an agreement to establish a strategic partnership with MSK-IX. The aim is to directly connect the two Internet Exchanges MSK-IX in Moscow and DE-CIX in Frankfurt. Read more.
Two new DE-CIX enabled sites in Frankfurt: e-shelter FRA 2 and FRA 4
In Frankfurt, the two e-shelter data centers Frankfurt 2 (Hanauer Landstrasse) and Frankfurt 4 (Hattersheim) will become DE-CIX-enabled sites. e-shelter's campus Frankfurt 1, the main site of e-shelter in Frankfurt, has been a DE-CIX-enabled site since 2013. Read more.
DE-CIX wins Best Internet Exchange Innovation award – Global Carrier Awards 2018
After winning the Capacity Award for Best Internet Exchange three years in a row, this year DE-CIX succeeded in the Best Internet Exchange Innovation category. Read more.
DE-CIX New York growth: New /22 network necessary, customers have to renumber
DE-CIX New York is growing, we are close to 200 connected networks! Due to the ongoing growth, we will have to change to a new IP network. All customers will have to renumber their IPv4 interface connecting to the New York peering LAN. Read more.
In order to know more about DDoS attacks, the DE-CIX Research Team built a dedicated measurement system to record DDoS attacks and utilized booter services to target their own honeypot system. Read more.
Meet our new colleague Patchy McPatchbot
We weren't able to show you much of how Patchy works in the first introduction video. But now, we have a new video that shows in more detail how Patchy provisions a port and handles the cables. Watch it here.
Now available for DirectCLOUD partners: Video explaining cloud for enterprises
As part of our DirectCLOUD Partner Program, we assist ISPs and data centers in bringing cloud connectivity closer to their enterprise customers. We have produced a short instructional video highlighting the benefits of cloud connectivity; every partner can use it and individualize it for its own needs. Read more.
New white paper: When to peer and when to use transit
At one point or another in your network’s growth cycle, you will ask yourself the question: When should I peer and when should I use transit?
New DirectCLOUD partners: noris network and SpaceNet
We warmly welcome the latest DirectCLOUD partners noris network and SpaceNet! noris network AG offers tailor-made ICT solutions in the areas of IT outsourcing, cloud services, and network & security, and SpaceNet is an independent full-service Internet provider who offers solutions around the Internet since 1993. Read more.
In a 5G, cloud, and gaming world, it’s all about interconnection – DE-CIX Madrid Summit
In September, the second edition of the DE-CIX Madrid Summit took place. More than 100 attendees, experts and decision makers of the Iberian interconnection community, came together in Madrid to get insights into interconnection trends and needs. Read more. Picture gallery.
New CTO at DE-CIX: Dr. Thomas King
In October 2018, Dr. Thomas King was appointed Chief Technology Officer at DE-CIX. Having been DE-CIX’s Chief Innovation Officer for almost three years, he is now taking over operational responsibilities from Daniel Melzer. Read more.
Which are the four main ASN origin countries in Frankfurt? Win a little DE-CIX drone in our raffle
Can you guess from which four countries more than 50% of the connected networks in Frankfurt come (ASN origin)? Win a little DE-CIX drone in our raffle that will be solved in the November newsletter. Happy guessing! Learn more.
dotmagazine article: Improving the security and resilience of the Internet through MANRS
In the September edition of dotmagazine, DE-CIX's Christoph Dietzel explains how MANRS brings together network operators, ISPs, and IXPs to improve routing hygiene, increasing the security and resilience of the Internet. Read the article.
This month, our picture is a screenshot from the new video about our colleague Patchy McPatchbot, the first patch robot at an IX. Watch him in action here