Need for distributed interconnection platform fosters expansion in Turkey
Istanbul/Turkey, March 1, 2016 – DE-CIX, the world’s leading Internet exchange operator, announced today that its Istanbul Internet exchange will open a new Point of Presence (PoP) at the Zenium Istanbul One data center in Istanbul, Turkey. This new PoP will further enhance the reach of DE-CIX Istanbul, which delivers carrier and data-center neutral Internet exchange services for Internet service providers from Turkey, the Caucasus region, Persia and the Middle East.
DE-CIX Istanbul is already serving customers in the multi-tenanted and carrier-neutral MedNautilus building, offering access to networks from all data center operators in the building. The new DE-CIX Istanbul enabled site Zenium Istanbul One is strategically located in close proximity to the International Financial Center (IFC) and within easy reach of the historic business district. The data center provides 12,000 square meters of space across three purpose-built data centers.
“The growth potential of Internet traffic in Turkey is tremendous, and more and more networks are enhancing their IP quality and reducing costs by exchanging traffic locally instead of sending it via Western European routes,” explains Bülent Şen, DE-CIX Regional Director of Turkey. “With Zenium, we have found a reliable partner to expand our platform to an additional district in Istanbul, focusing on the rising need for high speed reliable interconnection services in the International Financial Center,” Şen continues.
Julian King, Managing Director Zenium Germany, adds: “Zenium is proud to be chosen as partner for the further growth of DE-CIX Istanbul. Our customers rely on not only premium data center standards, but also on the best possible connectivity. With DE-CIX Istanbul present at Zenium Istanbul One, we can fulfil this need.”
For more information about DE-CIX Istanbul and DE-CIX’s global Internet exchanges, please visit the DE-CIX website.
About DE-CIX Istanbul
DE-CIX Istanbul is a carrier and data center-neutral Internet exchange distributed across multiple data centers in Istanbul and also available in data centers in Ankara, Bursa and Izmir. The exchange offers Internet service providers a neutral interconnection point to get more control over their IP routing, boost their users’ Internet experience and save network costs.
Founded in 1995, DE-CIX is the leading operator of Ethernet-based carrier and ISP interconnection (Peering) worldwide. More than 800 ISPs from over 60 countries use DE-CIX to handle a large fraction of their Internet traffic in Europe, North America and the Middle East. With 5.1+ Terabits per second of peak traffic, DE-CIX Frankfurt is the world’s leading Internet exchange. DE-CIX is your one-stop-shop for peering, interconnection and additional IX services.
For more information, please visit www.de-cix.net.
For DE-CIX media enquiries, please contact:
Harald Summa, CEO
Ivo Ivanov, Director Strategic Development
+49 69 1730902-21
About Zenium Technology Partners
Zenium Technology Partners are data center industry pioneers. In the last 15 years, the Zenium management team has raised over $2Bn in debt and equity and has conceived, designed and delivered over 400,000 square metres of raised floor space, securing over 100 individual customer agreements.
The Zenium Data Centers portfolio – which currently comprises the Istanbul One data center in Turkey and Frankfurt One data center in Germany – marks Zenium’s commitment to the development of innovative and ground breaking facilities in both established and emerging markets.
For more information please visit: www.zeniumdatacenters.com
For Zenium media enquiries please contact:
Maillot Jaune Communications
+44 (0)7736 793332
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