02 February 2018
| James Pearce
DE-CIX has announced an expansion plan for its location in Dusseldorf by adding two new data centre locations in the German city.
The German internet exchange has added two myLoc managed IT
data centres "In der Steele 2" and "Am Gatherhof" as DE-CIX
enabled sites. It already has a presence in Interxion in
Customers of these data centres will need a cross-connect in
order to link Dusseldorf with Frankfurt, where DE-CIX holds one
of its main facilities – an internet exchange with the
world’s highest throughput at peak times, it
At the launch of the partnership with DE-CIX, myLoc said it
will offer customers these cross-connects free of charge.
Peter Hansen, CEO of myLoc managed IT said: "We are pleased
to reinforce our position as an operator of carrier-independent
colocation data centres through the presence of DE-CIX at our
two Dusseldorf locations. As a long-standing customer of
DE-CIX, we are elevating our cooperation to a new level and
thus offering our customers new interconnection options right
on their own doorstep."
The partnership means that myLoc customers will have access
to a number of DE-CIX services including GlobePEER, GlobePEER
Remote, and DirectCLOUD. It is part of DE-CIX’s
expansion plans for its core German market, where it is located
in five cities overall (Munich, Hamburg, Berlin, and
DE-CIX chief innovation officer Dr Thomas King said: "With
myLoc managed IT AG, we have found the ideal partner to drive
forward our expansion in the Rhine-Ruhr metropolitan region.
The partnership with myLoc allows us to offer our product
portfolio at additional locations and to thus be closer to our
customers. This will allow our customers to use the services of
DE-CIX even more easily and cost-effectively."