DE-CIX, announced today that it has deployed four supernodes across the city of ApollonFrankfurt to support its new flagship DE-CIX Apollon platform.   This will complete the optical backbone of Apollon, making it the utmost in reliability and scalability. As the world’s largest and most advanced Ethernet platform, Apollon now delivers a total capacity of 12Tbps across its mesh-network topology.

DE-CIX is also deploying a new switching platform later this year, which when combined with the new optical layer, will enable over 300 100Gig ports across the entire optical network.

“With this robust 100G optical backbone now in place, DE-CIX sets the stage for delivery of advanced services and a rich feature-set for our customers, who demand only the best in performance, reliability and scalability,” states Harald A. Summa, CEO for DE-CIX. “DE-CIX has experienced 50-100% increases in traffic each year for the past 15 years, and we expect this trend to continue. Because of this, we’ve built this future-proof platform that can be easily upgraded when the time is right to further extend advanced, high-performance capabilities to our clients.”

Operating carrier-neutral exchanges for carriers, content delivery networks, cloud computing and Internet service providers, DE-CIX connects over 500 networks from more than 50 countries.

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