EdgeConneX, specializing in global data center solutions at the edge of the network, has joined the Telecom Infra Project (TIP), an initiative co-founded by Facebook, SK Telecom, Deutsche Telekom, Intel, Nokia and others. TIP and member companies collaborate to transform how networks are architected and operated leveraging open hardware and software. This would result in a lower cost and more scalable network infrastructure.
TIP includes operators, infrastructure providers, systems integrators and other technology focused companies that work together to solve many of the issues associated with traditional telecommunications infrastructures by working to develop an open ecosystem and enabling completely new and “agile” network architectures.
“We welcome the opportunity to participate in TIP and support its commitment to creating a more cost-effective and scalable network architecture,” said Clint Heiden, chief commercial officer, EdgeConneX. “End-users have an insatiable desire for content and the most efficient way to deliver it to them is by bringing the network closer to the edge. In the age of the Internet of Everywhere, EdgeConneX’s mission of enabling edge-of-network infrastructure solutions that extend the internet’s reach aligns perfectly with TIP’s vision of a more agile network architecture.”
EdgeConneX would offer TIP a knowledge base and depth of experience in creating edge network infrastructure solutions. EdgeConneX has built data centers across North America and Europe to support the growing demand for high power density, bandwidth-intensive content and cloud applications.