Crocker Communications has been accepted into DE-North CIX’s North American Transport Partner program. DE-CIX is one of the major Internet Exchange (IX) operators in the world and is home to a sizable carrier and data center neutral interconnection ecosystem. It enables Crocker to provide seamless access for its clients to DE-CIX New York by utilizing DE-CIX’s interconnection technology.
In Greenfield and Springfield, Massachusetts, Crocker Communications offers enterprise-grade services including phone, Internet, connectivity, as well as municipally run broadband solutions. In order to provide Crocker’s clients with seamless access to DE-CIX New York, the biggest carrier and data center neutral and Open-IX certified IX operating in New York and the larger Northeast region, their existing collaboration has been strengthened.
Customers of Crocker may now order a transport connection that connects to DE-CIX and gives them more control over their Internet performance, including routing, latency, and direct access. users could also gain from DE-CIX’s multi-service interconnection solutions, such as peering, closed-user groups for private ecosystem connectivity, private connectivity, cloud connectivity, and Microsoft Azure Peering Service (improving direct access for Office365 products).
Using a private transport link on Crocker’s network, network operators in Western Massachusetts may now connect to DE-CIX New York and directly peer with content providers, ISPs, carriers, enterprise enterprises, and more.
“The DE-CIX platform has been a key service differentiator for our services, providing us the ability to manage routing more closely, reach content more directly, and lower our costs to ensure our service remains both reliable and affordable,” said Matthew Crocker, President of Crocker Communications. “Through this interconnection, our network performance improves while enabling our customers access to a suite of enhanced solutions including private connectivity, cloud onramps and more. Now our customers can choose DE-CIX as a destination where we empower customers with seamless access to the world’s largest neutral IX operator is a benefit to all of our customers.”
Organizations Across Western Massachusetts
One connection to DE-CIX New York provides access to networks connected to the global DE-CIX interconnection fabric across North America including DE-CIX operated exchanges in Chicago, Dallas, Phoenix and Richmond. Additionally, clients can have one-hop access to DE-CIX Frankfurt, one of the largest neutral IXs in Europe, as well as a number of other DE-CIX IXs throughout its carrier and data center neutral interconnection ecosystem, thanks to access to DE-CIX’s presence in North America.
“Our partnership with Crocker Communications continues our focused growth on regional Transport Partner coverage,” said Ed d’Agostino, Vice President and General Manager at DE-CIX North America. “Businesses, ISPs, Colleges and Universities across Western Massachusetts can readily access cost-effective, turnkey connectivity from our platform to help bridge the digital divide.”