DE-CIX expands to Nordic countries in cooperation with bulk data centers

Oslo, Norway – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) –DE-CIX, the world’s leading Internet exchange (IX) operator and home to the world’s largest carrier and data center neutral interconnection ecosystem, today announces its expansion into the Nordic region. DE-CIX has partnered with Bulk data centers, which will house the DE-CIX IX platforms in Oslo, Norway (OS-IX), Kristiansand, Norway (Campus N01), as well as in Esbjerg, Denmark (Campus DK01). DE-CIX will also open IX platforms in Finland.

DE-CIX’s expansion in the Nordic region will open up the Nordic countries to international customers, providing 100% green internet exchanges through Bulk’s data centers. In addition, local Nordic customers will now benefit from faster and more efficient access to global Internet exchange services.

“The Nordic region includes some of the most developed digital markets in the world,” said Ivo Ivanov, CEO of DE-CIX International, of the company’s expansion in Northern Europe. “However, the interconnection infrastructure available in the region does not match the digital maturity of the Nordic economy. DE-CIX has received strong support from the Nordic data center community for our expansion plans in the region, where we will locate our interconnection capabilities for these markets, while integrating them into the European DE-CIX and continental interconnection trans-ecosystem ”, explains Ivanov.

For the Nordic market entry, Bulk Data Centers, part of Bulk Infrastructure Group, will be the initial partner supporting DE-CIX from day one. Bulk Infrastructure is the Norwegian leader in the construction and operation of sustainable digital infrastructure, data centers, colocation, fiber network and industrial real estate. DE-CIX interconnection platforms will be available in Bulk data centers in Oslo (OS-IX) and Kristiansand (Campus N01) (Norway), as well as in Esbjerg (Campus DK01) (Denmark).

“This partnership with DE-CIX will further improve options for customers to interconnect and access a range of services in addition to the already low latency access to major markets combined with the cheapest energy from Europe “, said Gisle M. Eckhoff, Director. Vice President of Data Centers at Bulk Infrastructure. “We are seeing an increase in demand for low cost, highly sustainable solutions and with these new DE-CIX Nordics locations we are helping to support this northward shift in gravity. We are excited to build on our previous investments to unleash the potential of the Nordic countries and look forward to working with DE-CIX to enable more customers to benefit from long-term renewable and sustainable data centers. ”

The expansion of the Internet exchange operator in Norway, Denmark and Finland will meet regional connectivity needs, stimulated by new transatlantic and intercontinental submarine cables connecting the Nordic countries with North America and the United States. ‘Asia. DE-CIX will fully integrate Nordic exchanges into the company’s existing core neutral interconnection ecosystem for operators and data centers – the largest not only in Central and Southern Europe, consisting of more than 10 IXs (more than 2,100 networks connected), but also in North America, with currently 5 IX (more than 400 networks connected).

The new DE-CIX Internet exchange points in the Nordic countries will be present in all relevant data centers in the respective markets.

With the new DE-CIX IX platforms in Norway, Denmark and Finland, the company expands its global presence to 32 locations in Europe, North America, the Middle East and Asia. The combined capacity of connected clients from all DE-CIX sites worldwide exceeds 85 terabits, making it the largest neutral interconnect ecosystem in the world.

About Bulk Data Centers

Bulk data centers deliver resiliency, cost effectiveness, scalability and sustainability without compromise and with a dedication to personalized service excellence. As a trusted advisor offering strategically located Nordic data centers, Bulk enables customers to reduce costs and environmental impact while supporting data with highly connected, 100% green and ultra-flexible colocation, white spaces, bespoke data center solutions and powered land. Drawing on decades of expertise, Bulk provides a turnkey digital infrastructure that takes the sustainability and business value of the Nordic data center to the next level.

About DE-CIX

DE-CIX (German Commercial Internet Exchange) is the world’s leading operator of Internet exchanges. In total, at its 32 locations in Europe, North America, the Middle East and Asia, DE-CIX interconnects more than 2,400 network operators (operators), Internet service providers (ISPs), content providers and networks. companies from more than 100 countries, offering peering, cloud and interconnection services. The combined capacity of connected clients from all DE-CIX sites worldwide exceeds 85 terabits, making it the largest neutral interconnect ecosystem in the world. DE-CIX in Frankfurt, Germany, with a data rate of over 10 terabits per second (Tbps) and over 1000 connected networks, is one of the largest Internet exchanges in the world.

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