Mumbai, March 2, 2022: DE-CIX India, the largest carrier and data center neutral Internet Exchange (IX) operator in the Indian market, has exceeded the landmark of 500 Connected Networks across India, making it the fastest-growing Interconnection Platform. DE-CIX India has 510 connected networks as of February 2022—407 in Mumbai, 64 in Delhi, 29 in Chennai, and 10 in Kolkata, and it is still growing strongly. DE-CIX Mumbai alone has a throughput of over one terabit per second.
By various Interventions and collaborative team efforts, we have connected more than 400 networks in the last 24 months, which is the fastest growth ever, anywhere in the world. Our statistics has traffic growth in the following sectors: OTT & VOD by 2314%, Gaming by 2015%, CDN by 735%, ISP by 690%, Social Media by 681%, and Hosting by 285% (Report from February 2020 to January 2022). Even during the unfavorable circumstances of the Pandemic DE-CIX India was able to launch DirectCLOUD Services. The unique set of services by DE-CIX India provides Internet Exchange and Cloud Exchange through a Single Access Port.
Speaking about this milestone, Sudhir Kunder, Country Director-India at DE-CIX India, says, “Gone are the days when a country’s steel consumption determined its growth. It has been Data and Internet consumption for quite some time now. The Internet is not simply sustaining existing technology; it is giving birth to new innovations. The more networks connect directly, the lower the latency, the better the resilience, and the better the performance of digital platforms and applications—creating more room for innovation. This expansion and success reflect the innovative nation that we are, and it is not going to stop anytime soon. DE-CIX’s role in interconnecting networks is helping to accelerate the country’s Internet growth and, ultimately, the global success of India’s digital economy.”
DE-CIX India, powered by DE-CIX—the World’s Leading Internet Exchange Operator, with 32 locations spanning the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Southeast Asia, and India—came into existence in 2019. In a short time, DE-CIX has established Internet Exchanges in 4 major cities in India, connecting more than 500 networks of Internet service providers (ISPs), Cloud service providers (CSPs), CDNs, OTT platforms, SMBs, SMEs, and Enterprises to select from a wide range of its customers.
DE-CIX India has become the preferred IX operator in the country due to the high quality of its Interconnection Services and the Ease of Connecting. It is possible to access its multi-service platform via a Single Access Port, and services can be booked, canceled, and scaled flexibly via the automated self-service portal, saving both time and money and making it easy to connect to and exchange data with relevant networks. The premium enterprise-grade interconnection services offered by DE-CIX optimize connectivity by Improving Performance, Increasing Security, Reducing Complexity, and Simplifying compliance procedures. Powered by the world leader, it provides the best connectivity with High Resilience, Unique bandwidth plans, Access to the much-in-demand DE-CIX Cloud Exchange, and the opportunity to leverage pioneering Interconnection Services.
DE-CIX India is the Largest and Fastest Growing Internet Exchange in the country with more than 400+ connected networks in the last 2 years, focusing on providing Premium Interconnection Platform Services and Operating a wide range of carrier and Data Centre Neutral Exchanges, as well as Interconnecting a large number of Internet Service Providers (ISPs), Content Delivery Networks (CDNs), Over-The-Top (OTT) players, DNS root servers, National and International telco networks, and Social Media Networks in all major metropolitan areas.
DE-CIX India is powered by DE-CIX, operator of one of the world’s largest Internet Exchanges, in Frankfurt (Germany), with 11 terabits per second of data throughput. DE-CIX India is a data center and carrier-neutral internet exchange operator with a nationwide license and the only legally compliant service provider in India. DE-CIX India operates four Internet Exchanges in India: Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, and Kolkata.