Internet peering

DE-CIX Hits a New Mark! The German Internet Exchange Reaches 3 Tbps Peak Traffic

By |2014-01-31T09:30:25-04:00January 31st, 2014|Categories: Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, Content Delivery, content delivery network, Global Telecommunications, High Speed Internet, interconnection, Internet, Internet Exchange, Internet foundation, Internet Service Providers, internet traffic, IP Exchange, IP peering, IP transit, network growth, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, peering, Peering exchange, Point of Presence, Technology, technology trends, Telco 2.0, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Peak traffic at DE-CIX Frankfurt, the world’s largest Internet Exchange point, has officially hit the 3 terabits-per-second (Tbps) mark. This milestone represents a 36% increase in traffic in just 12 months, with last year’s peak coming in at 2.2 Tbps. DE-CIX introduced its new flagship platform, DE-CIX Apollon, in April 2013 in anticipation of future traffic [...]

Data is the New Punk Rock! A Q&A with Chad Taylor

By |2013-06-17T13:36:01-04:00June 17th, 2013|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, big data, broadband infrastructure, business strategy, c-level, carrier, carrier ethernet, Cell tower backhaul, dark fiber, Data Center, disaster recovery, fiber, fiber optics, General, Internet, internet traffic, Low-Latency Network, Mobile backhaul, mobile broadband connectivity, network growth, network provider, network route, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, United Fiber & Data, WDM, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom, Wireless backhaul|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

United Fiber & Data is currently constructing a 100 Gbps-ready greenfield fiber-optic network between New York City and Ashburn, Virginia. The new network will offer a redundant, highly available, low-latency path between the two cities and will connect some of the world’s top destinations for Internet peering and high-bandwidth networking, creating a cohesive and less-risky alternative [...]