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Company profile

DE-CIX provides premium network interconnection services and operates several carrier and data center-neutral Internet Exchanges (IX, or Internet Exchange Point, IXP) in Europe, the Middle East, North America, and Asia.

Since 1995: Where networks meet

Founded in 1995, DE-CIX’s Internet Exchange in Frankfurt is the world’s leading interconnection platform, managing more than 10 Terabits per second peak traffic. In addition to Frankfurt, DE-CIX offers interconnection services at five more Internet Exchanges in Germany: in Hamburg, Munich, Dusseldorf, and in Berlin where we cooperate with BCIX, as well as a DE-CIX as a Service partner exchange Ruhr-CIX in the Ruhr region.

Experience and know how taken abroad

In 2012, DE-CIX took abroad its specific know how and experience in establishing and operating Internet Exchanges and now operates interconnection platforms in the following metro markets: In New York, Dallas, Chicago, Madrid, Barcelona, Lisbon, Marseille, Istanbul, Palermo, Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru, Singapore, Brunei, Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, and Chennai. In addition, we cooperate with MSK-IX in Moscow and St. Petersburg, and have DE-CIX as a Service partner exchanges UAE-IX in Dubai, SEECIX in Athens, and Borneo-IX in Brunei. 

Network interconnection at its best

With our Internet Exchanges, we provide network interconnection platforms which are the heart of today's and tomorrow's Internet infrastructure. To ensure that the Internet runs securely and smoothly, more than 2,100 networks worldwide trust our experience and service quality. There is no better way to exchange traffic, connect to the cloud, save costs, and achieve the best possible end-user experience.

Best reach with carrier and data center neutrality

Carrier and data center neutrality is a basic principle at DE-CIX. All our platforms are distributed platforms, offering access via multiple carriers and multiple data centers. With just one connection, you can get access to hundreds of networks and reach over 50 cloud service providers.

Build for the future

DE-CIX not only makes sure that the DE-CIX platforms are managed highly professionally so that they are secure and reliable, with excellent performance. We build our platforms for the future. Traffic rates grow at an unbelievable speed, and our platforms are ready for the growth.

All national and international DE-CIX activities and companies are consolidated under the umbrella of the DE-CIX Group AG. Its sole shareholder is eco – Association of the Internet Industry, Europe’s leading Internet association.