DE-CIX opens internet exchanges in Esbjerg and Copenhagen, Denmark

June 20, 2023
The new IXs in Esbjerg and Copenhagen expand DE-CIX’s footprint in the Nordics. The company also recently launched exchanges in Norway and Finland.

Internet exchange (IX) operator DE-CIX has announced the opening of a pair of IXs in Denmark. The exchanges in Esbjerg and Copenhagen are ready for service in Bulk Data Centers’ DK01 and Digital Realty’s CPH1, CPH2, and CPH3 facilities, with more sites joining in the future.

The new IXs are based the DE-CIX Apollon interconnection and cloud platform, which includes cloud routing services that enable customers to manage their hybrid and multi-cloud scenarios and control their data beyond the public internet. DE-CIX also is offering its InterconnectionFLEX service to supply a holistic approach for peering, cloud connectivity, and private network interconnects (PNIs).

“DE-CIX is proud to provide interconnection services in Denmark, bringing our state-of-the-art platform to a highly digitalized society,” commented Ivo Ivanov, CEO of DE-CIX. “People and businesses in Denmark deserve the very best interconnection, with secure, dedicated, and high-speed connectivity to clouds, content, and applications. By interconnecting our Danish platform with not only our Nordic ecosystem, but also with our interconnection platforms in the Central and Southern European and North American markets, DE-CIX offers Denmark access to the largest data center and carrier neutral interconnection ecosystem on the planet.”

The new IXs in Esbjerg and Copenhagen expand DE-CIX’s footprint in the Nordics. The company also recently launched exchanges in Norway and Finland (see "DE-CIX plans internet exchanges in Norway, Denmark, and Finland" and "DE-CIX opens internet exchange in Finland").

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