Sunday, 03 July 2022

Crafting the perfect digital foundation: DE-CIX and the importance of regional expansion

by Harry Baldock, Total Telecom
Tuesday 05 April 22

We were delighted to speak to Andreas Sturm, Chief Business Development Officer at DE-CIX, about the company’s evolution in a post-Covid landscape and the need for more local interconnections

It is well established that the coronavirus pandemic has served as a catalyst for enormous digitalisation all over the world, leaving enterprises, governments, and individuals more reliant on connectivity than ever before.  Underpinning this vital global connectivity are internet exchange points (IXPs), physical locations containing network switches that route traffic between different internet service providers’ networks. Currently, even the most advanced markets in the world rely on a small number of these IXPs…

It is well established that the coronavirus pandemic has served as a catalyst for enormous digitalisation all over the world, leaving enterprises, governments, and individuals more reliant on connectivity than ever before.  Underpinning this vital global connectivity are internet exchange points (IXPs), physical locations containing network switches that route traffic between different internet service providers’ networks. Currently, even the most advanced markets in the world rely on a small number of these IXPs…

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