2020 not only marks the year of DE-CIX’s 25th anniversary, it also marks the 10th anniversary of our successful partnership with IX Reach. IX Reach is a global leading provider of wholesale network solutions, cloud connectivity & remote peering, Metro DWDM, Waves, IP BGP Transit & Colocation, and they were the very first DE-CIX reseller. At that time, there were 350 networks connected at DE-CIX in Frankfurt, while now more than 950 networks peer there, and IX Reach is connected to DE-CIX via multiple 100 GE ports.
Establishing the reseller program at DE-CIX – together
Starting with DE-CIX Frankfurt, IX Reach later also was the first reseller for DE-CIX Marseille and DE-CIX Dallas. They played an important part in establishing the reseller program at DE-CIX, and they were not only influential for us, they also acted as a driver and a motivator in creating the reseller program as we know it today. IX Reach has brought 100+ networks to various DE-CIX Internet Exchanges worldwide, and has supported our global growth and expansion in key traffic points such as Frankfurt, Marseille, Madrid, New York, Dallas, and at UAE-IX in Dubai.
This has been a very successful decade and we are looking forward to working with them for many more years, decades even. Without them, we would not be where we are today. Thank you, IX Reach team!