DE-CIX internet exchange goes live at Infomart Dallas

08 February 2017

DE-CIX Dallas's data centre-neutral internet exchange is now operational at Infomart's Dallas building.

Infomart customers connecting through the BMMR inside the facility can now avail themselves of DE-CIX's peering and interconnection services. Infomart is presently offering this access at no monthly cross-connect fee.

The Infomart Dallas' building meet-me-room (BMMR) provides customers with fast paths to international and domestic networks, content, and cloud and ISPs, enabling connections between more than 75 network carriers and all colocation customers within the building.

DE-CIX claims to be the first and only carrier-neutral internet exchange in the Infomart Dallas MMR, connecting dozens of networks with multiple access points throughout the Dallas metro market.

"The DE-CIX Dallas internet exchange has been well-received, enabling us to activate Infomart Dallas within six months of initial launch," said Ed d'Agostino, Vice President, DE-CIX North America Inc. "This expansion allows more networks in the market to have easy access to our peering and interconnection fabric. Infomart's BMMR customers are now just a cross-connect away from all networks connected to DE-CIX Dallas' distributed peering fabric accessible across multiple data centres. Additionally, BMMR customers can leverage DE-CIX's MetroVLAN service for private peering interconnections throughout the metro area.

"Our vision is to create an open and interconnected environment at the Infomart," said John Sheputis, President, Infomart Data Centers. "We are enabling carriers and customers to further extend their interconnection options. DE-CIX Dallas plays an important part in helping us realise that vision."