DE-CIX Demystified

DE-CIX (German Commercial Internet Exchange) is, with 40+ locations in Europe, North America, Africa, the Middle East, India, and  Southeast Asia, the world’s leading operator of Internet Exchanges. At its Internet Exchanges, DE-CIX interconnects more than 3,000 network operators (carriers), Internet service providers (ISPs), content providers, and enterprise networks from more than 100 countries and offers peering, cloud, and other interconnection services.

DE-CIX Frankfurt, in Germany—with a data volume of close to 30 Exabytes per year (as of 2021) and almost 1,100 connected networks—is one of the largest Internet Exchanges in the world.

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