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.
What has been DE-CIX’s experience handling data traffic in India?
There were huge changes in data traffic. In India, the four DE-CIX locations noted a strong rise in traffic from internet usage – up to 192% since the pandemic hit the country. The demand is enormous, and DE-CIX has further increased its geographical presence lately in order to offer new connectivity options closer to the users in different geographies around the globe, as well as doubling our backbone capacity in India for seamless and secure interconnection.