Internet Exchange NL-ix Establishes Point-of-Presence at EdgeConneX Edge Data Center in Amsterdam

EdgeConneX, specializing in global data center solutions at the edge of the network, has announced a new partnership with NL-ix – which interconnects over 100 carrier neutral data centers in 15 European countries. NL-ix has established a new Point-of-Presence (PoP) at the EdgeConneX Edge Data Center (EDC) in Amsterdam.

NL-ix customers have access to its suite of local, regional and pan-European transport, routing and cloud connect services, and available peering with local EdgeConneX customers, including wireless carriers, service providers, content delivery networks (CDNs), cloud providers and enterprises.

nl ixThe Amsterdam EDC is purpose-built and precisely located to provide the shortest and fastest routes for delivery of Internet and cloud-based content in the Netherlands. With capabilities of 20kW+ per cabinet and 6kW+ per square meter, this facility is strategically positioned in close proximity to major network provider aggregation points. EdgeConneX’s proximity focus on the location of its Edge Data Center would ensure optimal delivery of bandwidth-intensive and latency sensitive data.

“NL-ix is familiar with many providers throughout Europe,” said Jan Hoogenboom, founder of NL-ix. “We chose EdgeConneX for its strong content delivery capabilities, cloud and broadband providers, and its proximity to consumer and enterprise customers in Amsterdam. EdgeConneX adds another dimension to peering at our core via its focus on proximity to providers and end-users.”

Over its “stable low-latency” fabric reaching 15 countries, 25 metropolitan areas and 105 data centers, NL-ix offers its 620 members metropolitan, national and pan-European peering, routing, transport and cloud connect services.

“The Amsterdam EDC is precisely located to serve customers such as NL-ix and is able to provide local peering facilities that offer low-latency data delivery with improved quality of service and increased security,” said Clint Heiden, chief commercial officer (CCO), EdgeConneX. “As we expand across Europe, we view IXs as crucial members to our ecosystem development within each of our EDCs. NL-ix is a perfect fit in our Amsterdam facility and future European markets.”