LINX Prepare to Welcome TeleData as 4th LINX Manchester PoP
The London Internet Exchange (LINX) are pleased to announce they will be launching a 4th site at their regional Internet exchange in Manchester.
Currently located in 3 data centre facilities, LINX Manchester is taking the leap and extending its footprint to a 4th point of presence (PoP) as they plan to welcome long standing LINX member and reseller partner TeleData to the platform.
Multi-site deployment is key for a successful Internet exchange and LINX try to adopt this neutral approach across their whole network. It offers members choice of not only location but of carrier partners too, and also increases redundancy and resilience which remain as primary factors for any network looking to peer.
Commercial Director Matthew Edgley says:
“We are thrilled that LINX Manchester has selected us as their 4th Manchester PoP. It marks a real quality stamp for us as a carrier neutral data centre operator and is great news for our network intensive customer base, who will benefit significantly from peering on the LINX Manchester exchange directly from our site.”
“We plan to make it as cost effective and simple as possible to become a member and join the exchange, by offering free of charge cross connects and discounted rack space for connected members. We hope to play a key role in the future growth of the LINX exchange and help to develop Manchester’s connectivity capabilities even further.”
TeleData have had significant growth in 2019 including the recent launch of their cloud platform, CloudActiv and joining LINX Manchester’s physical network is another great achievement and will offer current and future customers fast and simple access to peering at the IX.