DE-CIX, Germany, Internet Exchange, Interconnection, Peering, Frankfurt, Apollon, Ethernet, carrier-neutral exchange, ISP, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, UAE, carrier interconnect, cloud computing, contend delivery networks, CDN, Gigabit Ethernet, Harald A. Summa, Global Peering Forum, GPF Out of Frankfurt today, DE-CIX announced the implementation of its newest interconnection platform, DE-CIX Apollon. This cutting-edge, scalable Ethernet platform will be the world’s largest and most advanced.

DE-CIX is the world’s leading Internet Exchange operator. It operates carrier-neutral exchanges for carriers, ISPs, content delivery networks and cloud computing providers in Frankfurt, Germany and Dubai, United Arab Emirates. DE-CIX in Frankfurt currently serves and connects over 500 networks from more than 50 countries.

The DE-CIX Apollon platform will provide transport speeds of up to 2 Terabits/sec per fiber pair, with a port density of up to 80 100 Gigabit Ethernet ports per core-router chassis. DE-CIX Apollon will also provide the full spectrum of Ethernet-based interconnection services, including DE-CIX’s premium peering at access speeds from 1 Gigabit to multiple 100 Gigabit ports. This furthers the overall scalability of DE-CIX, on which traffic has grown at a rate of 50-100% per year for the last 10 years.

“DE-CIX Apollon’s interconnection capabilities represent the largest interconnection DE-CIX, Germany, Internet Exchange, Interconnection, Peering, Frankfurt, Apollon, Ethernet, carrier-neutral exchange, ISP, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, UAE, carrier interconnect, cloud computing, contend delivery networks, CDN, Gigabit Ethernet, Harald A. Summa, Global Peering Forum, GPFarchitecture in the market, enabling clients to not only peer but establish immediate dedicated-capacity connections with other global service providers,” states Harald A. Summa, CEO for DE-CIX.

DE-CIX Apollon will be showcased at the Global Peering Forum in San Diego on April 10 and will be featured on a thirteen-event roadshow across North America, Europe and the Middle East from April–December 2013. The DE-CIX Apollon platform in Frankfurt is currently being deployed and will be ready for service in December 2013; the platform will be extended to select international markets.

For more information about DE-CIX and DE-CIX Apollon, please visit http://apollon.de-cix.net.