Finnish Internet Exchange operator, TREX Regional Exchanges Oy (TREX), plans to grow its regional interconnection and peering infrastructure by deploying new IP routing systems with Nokia. Through network automation, TREX would be able to provide higher capacity services to peering clients while enhancing operational efficiency.
To modernize its network, TREX will use Nokia 7220 Interconnect Router systems running the Nokia SR Linux network operating system (NOS). Nokia’s systems integrator partner NetNordic would enable high-density, high-speed IP routing in a compact footprint, allowing TREX to expand its interconnection and peering services capacity.
“We chose the Nokia 7220 IXR platform running SR Linux because it meets our current and future requirements for a scalable, cost-effective interconnection platform with advanced network operations capabilities,” said Aleksi Suhonen, Chairman of TREX. “The new platform will allow us to meet increasing customer traffic needs while ensuring operations efficiency through network automation.”
Nokia SR Linux
The Nokia SR Linux offers TREX with an open and flexible NOS that uses push-based streaming telemetry to capture operational data such as fine-grained system state, configuration settings, and real-time network analytics. TREX can improve its automation capabilities for present and future network services by utilizing the Nokia SR Linux’s broad automation framework.
“TREX is expanding its regional interconnection capabilities to meet the needs of its customers as they embrace new digital and cloud technologies,” said Manuel Ortiz Fernandez, Senior Vice President of EMEA Webscale business at Nokia. “We are pleased that TREX has chosen Nokia IP routing technology to enhance its interconnection capabilities to support the needs of its consumers in the region.”