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Learn more about interconnection and related topics. Below you will find information about interconnection, cloud connectivity, and peering, technical guides, market spotlights on the interconnection needs of different industries, and

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Study: The birth of an international Internet hub

Study: The birth of an international Internet hub

This playbook for developing a digital society explores what is an international Internet hub and the key ingredients in establishing one, using the UAE-IX in Dubai as a case study.

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How to access DE-CIX

How to access DE-CIX

There are multiple options for how you can connect to the DE-CIX interconnection platforms. If you are unsure how to get connected, download our handy guide with all the details of all the different options.

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Organizational, security, and resilience measures at DE-CIX

Organizational, security, and resilience measures at DE-CIX

DE-CIX implements a range of organizational, security, and resilience measures to keep our interconnection platform and our customers’ networks safe. In this white paper, we summarize what kinds of protection measures we have implemented.

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Getting ready for network optimization

Getting ready for network optimization

This workbook will help you to establish the current state of your network so you can start to move forward with network optimization.

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Why is the Internet a bigger target than ever

Why is the Internet a bigger target than ever

DE-CIX's Blackholing white paper shows results of the first ever IXP Blackholing study and explains why you should use Blackholing to mitigate DDoS attacks.

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Beyond the Internet: Bringing financial services into the era of custom connectivity

Beyond the Internet: Bringing financial services into the era of custom connectivity

Find out how interconnection benefits the finance industry and how to optimize and future-proof your business network infrastructure.

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How interconnection drives the digital transformation of enterprises

How interconnection drives the digital transformation of enterprises

Learn how Internet Exchanges and the interconnection services they offer can help to future-proof businesses to deal with ever increasing amounts of data and new applications.

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How enterprises benefit from direct access to Microsoft

How enterprises benefit from direct access to Microsoft

Get our white paper to find out how enterprises can benefit from direct access to Microsoft's services such as Microsoft 365 with Microsoft Azure Peering Service.

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Mitigating cloud concentration risk: An enterprise checklist

Mitigating cloud concentration risk: An enterprise checklist

Cloud adoption is highly beneficial for enterprises across all sectors but it does raise the risk of cloud concentration. Our checklist outlines the capabilities you must tick off in order to mitigate the risks.

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Put the strategy behind strategic cloud adoption

Put the strategy behind strategic cloud adoption

Enterprises see cloud adoption as a strategic imperative, but many lack a strategy to make the most of the cloud. Download the infographic to learn how to create clearly defined cloud strategy.

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Why do I need an ASN?

Why do I need an ASN?

Having an ASN is the key to multi-homing and "real redundancy". It also allows you to peer at an Internet Exchange, and take advantage of interconnection services such as Microsoft Azure Peering service. Read our white paper to find out more.

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Connected enterprise

Connected enterprise

Learn about the impact of digital transformation on network infrastructure and the new era of enterprise connectivity.

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Beyond the Internet: The era of custom connectivity

Beyond the Internet: The era of custom connectivity

Learn about the benefits of interconnection and how to optimize and future-proof your business network infrastructure.

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Traffic routing basics (BGP focus)

Traffic routing basics (BGP focus)

Learn more about inbound and outbound routing, how a router decides which path is best, localpref, MED and AS-PATH rules, and best practices.

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How to start peering at DE-CIX

How to start peering at DE-CIX

Learn how to start peering at DE-CIX: How to get your port up and running, how to configure your route server peering, and verifying settings. Find out more by downloading our guide.

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10 useful tips on how to maximize the benefits of peering

10 useful tips on how to maximize the benefits of peering

Learn how to maximize the benefits of peering by optimizing your routing data base entry, using the route servers, and by verifying your prefix amounts. More useful tips in our guide.

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10 reasons why you should peer

10 reasons why you should peer

From reduced cost to improved user experience, peering has many benefits for all sorts of businesses. Download our white paper to find out why you should peer.

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When to peer and when to use transit

When to peer and when to use transit

At one point or another in your network’s growth cycle, you will ask the question: When should I peer and when should I use transit? In this white paper we present the results of measurement-based performance comparison, quantifying the performance differences between transit and peering.

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