DE-CIX Internet Exchange
“The competition (in urban areas) will lead to the result that private and business users at the end will get even more reasonable commercial solution and more reasonable costs such as the cost of access to the internet and digital services,” Ivo Ivanov, CEO of DE-CIX International, told ETTelecom during an interaction.
The leading carrier and data center neutral Internet Exchange operator on the Indian sub-continent, DE-CIX India, today published its annual growth report for 2020, which was marked by a global pandemic. In the year 2020, DE-CIX India experienced enormous growth of 75% in total customer bandwidth, a growth 53% customers and a traffic peak record on 1.5 Tbit/s.
‘India needs to scale up investments to improve Internet access in rural areas’ - Ivo Ivanov, the CEO of DE-CIX International
Ivo Ivanov, the CEO of DE-CIX International, one of the largest Internet Exchanges in the world, talks about the infrastructure India needs to ensure that everyone in the country has access to the Internet.
Internet has become the backbone of everyday life in India. Be it access to ration or getting vaccinated against the Covid-19 virus, online has become the new normal. Yet, the country still has a long way to go before the technology reaches to all.
Digital is reshaping how business is done. We are at the cusp of a completely new age in global economics, with enterprises, regardless of size and heritage, redefining their activities and their sectors based on digitalization. Organizations are leveraging their digital strength to reshape their own business models and how business is done within and across entire sectors, including automotive/mobility, healthcare, finance, and media.
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Companies need ever increasing amounts of bandwidth – video conferencing, a multitude of SaaS applications, video streaming, and the likes, all demand fast, efficient connections. And this comes at a cost.
The world’s leading Internet Exchange operator DE-CIX was honored at this year’s Global Carrier Awards in the category Best Internet Exchange & Best Internet Exchange Innovation 2020. The award was presented today in the first-ever virtual Global Carrier Awards ceremony. DE-CIX has now earned this important industry award five times since its inception in 2015.
With the COVID-19 pandemic hitting the sixth month of global disruption, many companies readily shared data, statistics and observational insights on how the pandemic has impacted the global data infrastructure. While an increased demand for core Internet infrastructure was quickly observed, Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella remarked in April of 2020: “we have seen two years’ worth of digital transformation in two months.”
The leading carrier and data center neutral Internet Exchange (IX) operator on the Indian sub-continent, DE-CIX India, announced the expansion of its Internet Exchange points of presence (PoPs) at Mumbai, Delhi and Chennai to meet the increased demand in internet usage and bandwidth capacity posed by COVID-19. In addition to its fifth PoP in Mumbai introduced last month, DE-CIX has now deployed new PoPs within STT Telemedia DC’s in Chennai and Delhi.