The London Internet Exchange (LINX) have announced that they have added a new data centre PoP to their US interconnection platform, LINX NoVA.
LINX NoVA hosts key global content delivery networks, internet service providers as well as enterprise and gaming networks and covers key locations across Northern Virginia including, Reston, Manassas and Ashburn.
LINX have increased their presence in the Washington DC area by adding the LINX NoVA PoP to Equinix’s Ashburn International Business Exchange™.
LINX Nova, established in 2014, was the first Internet Exchange Point (IXP) built outside of the UK for LINX. The vision, to provide the most data centre dense location in the US with an interconnection platform where networks can peer and experience lower latency by keeping their traffic local.
Jennifer Holmes, CCO for LINX says;
“LINX NoVA remains a key interconnection hub for LINX and is showing a lot of potential for rapid growth. We are thrilled to be collaborating with Equinix to increase the reach of our interconnection services in the region and look forward to welcoming their Ashburn customers to the LINX community.”
Filiz Yılmaz, Director of Interconnection at Equinix EMEA says;
“Working with leading Internet exchanges like LINX enables Equinix customers to scale their peering relationships to optimize costs and increase performance. Equinix and LINX have a long standing relationship and partnership working together in the UK and now in the US.”
Adam Janota, Senior Director of Interconnection at Equinix AMER says;
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“Equinix has been a part of the peering community for over 20 years and is committed to providing neutral connectivity to high-performance interconnection platforms for exchange information.”