DE-CIX Dallas adds switch and PoP in Carrier-1 data center

Aug. 11, 2020
The new switch site with Carrier-1 will provide access to DE-CIX Dallas customers seeking diversity from the internet exchange’s 1950 Stemmons PoP in Dallas.

DE-CIX Dallas announced the extension of its platform with a new switch and point-of-present (PoP) in Carrier-1’s data center. The new switch site with Carrier-1 will provide access to DE-CIX Dallas customers seeking diversity from the internet exchange’s 1950 Stemmons PoP in Dallas (see "DE-CIX launches new internet exchange in Dallas").

As an independent data center owner, Carrier-1’s data center at 1515 Round Table Drive in Dallas offers a diverse suite of connectivity options, including a managed plug-and-play bandwidth blend and direct access to all major network carriers and cloud providers, says DE-CIX. “Aligning with DE-CIX provides our customer with access to our metro network ring and dark fiber,” says Julia Morgan, president of Carrier-1. “It ensures an always-on and always-available solution for their most critical data applications.”

“Carrier-1 Data Centers is a great example of the partnerships we continue to form in Dallas. Now, DE-CIX has a new diverse data center location offering local, proven providers with deep roots in the market. This new location allows us to better serve the robust existing community and offers networks in the Dallas market another data center option to connect to DE-CIX,” comments Ed d’Agostino, vice president and general manager of DE-CIX North America. “DE-CIX Dallas is committed to providing network operators the greatest number of access points and connectivity options. Carrier-1’s premier facility further demonstrates our ability to execute our business plan and commitment to serve the entire market.”

In North America, DE-CIX also operates DE-CIX New York. It also operates data centers in other parts of the world.

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