There are some big organizational changes happening at DE-CIX: After more than 25 years as CEO and five years as Chair of the DE-CIX Group AG Board, Harald A. Summa is stepping down to take a seat on the DE-CIX Supervisory Board. Ivo Ivanov, who has until now been a member of the DE-CIX Group AG Board, will take his place as the new CEO and as Chair of the Board.
Ever thought about DirectCLOUD and how flexible it can be? DE-CIX's DirectCLOUD Services have a large base of Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) such as Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, Oracle Cloud, and AWS that serve 90% of the cloud market and allow SMEs to pick and choose different providers on a Single Interconnection Platform.
There is currently a lot of talk about connected cars and autonomous driving. But for them to actually succeed in reality, there are some prerequisites: In the future, automakers must see themselves as digital companies and the necessary infrastructures must be expanded. Of course, data protection and security must also always be maintained. Ivo Ivanov, CEO of DE-CIX International, the world’s leading Internet Exchange operator, has formulated four of the most important challenges:
Unfortunately, the pandemic still won’t loosen its grip on the world, and this winter again many activities will need to take place online – from Christmas shopping to events and celebrations. Reliable and fail-safe Internet connections with the lowest possible latency are thus becoming increasingly important – for our private lives, certainly, but above all for the economy as a whole. Here, a significant role is played by Internet Exchanges (IXs).
The Global Carrier awards were held last night as part of the Capacity Europe 2021 event. And we are happy to announce that for the 6th time, we have won the Best Internet Exchange award.
Thank you to our partners, customers, and the DE-CIX team
We would like to thank our customers and partners for their trust and support, as well as our great DE-CIX team! All of you have helped to make DE-CIX one of the leading Internet Exchanges in the world and home to the largest neutral interconnection ecosystem on the planet.
When it comes to digitalization, what will be important in 2021 for companies, cloud providers, and ISPs? Will the digital boost brought about by Corona be ongoing in the new year? Dr. Thomas King, Head of Technology at the operator of the world's largest Internet Exchange (IX), DE-CIX Frankfurt in Germany, on the future of Internet connections and interconnection in 2021.
1. The connection of the future will be dedicated
This year, the world's largest computer games trade fair, Gamescom, will not take place as usual in the halls of the Koelnmesse trade fair in Cologne, Germany, but has been moved to the digital space due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Cloud gaming will again be one of the big topics this year: Following the recent launches of Google Stadia and Nvidia's GeForce Now, Telekom will officially promote its cloud gaming service MagentaGaming at Gamescom.
DE-CIX India team is excited to update our peers and readers about the 25th Anniversary of DE-CIX on 26th June 2020. The 25th Anniversary was scheduled to be a eventful day of celebrations. Acknowledging the exceptional times this event will be a virtual show celebrating the 25 years of Interconnection.