Quick Facts


DE-CIX provides premium IX services and operates several Internet exchange points (IXPs) internationally. The leading IXP is DE-CIX Frankfurt. 

DE-CIX Frankfurt

  • is the world’s leading Internet exchange point with more than 4.9 Terabits per second peak traffic
  • is the leading Internet exchange for Central and Eastern Europe
  • has the world's largest and most advanced Ethernet-based platform, DE-CIX Apollon, delivering high-availability peering with full 100G Ethernet capabilities
  • has 650+ participants at the peering platform
  • has more than 18 terabits of connected customer capacity (Public Peering)
  • has 900+ Private Interconnects in service
  • has 170+ 1 Gigabit-Ethernet ports
  • has 900+ 10 Gigabit-Ethernet ports
  • has 80+ 100 Gigabit-Ethernet ports  
  • and is 100 percent uptime since 2007

In addition, DE-CIX operates IXPs in Hamburg, Munich, DusseldorfPalermoMarseilleIstanbulDubai, New York and Dallas.