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 India.

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 6 Terabits per second peak traffic.

In addition to Frankfurt, DE-CIX offers interconnection services at four more Internet Exchanges in Germany: in Hamburg, Munich, Dusseldorf, and Berlin.

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 eight additional metro markets: In New York and Dallas, Dubai, Madrid, Marseille, Istanbul, Palermo, and Mumbai.

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 1000 networks worldwide trust our experience and service quality. There is no better way to exchange traffic, 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, networks get access to hundreds of networks.

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 of the next five to seven years.

DE-CIX is a wholly owned subsidiary of the eco Association, the largest Internet industry association in Europe.