Extreme IX to operate carrier and data center neutral Internet Exchange in GPX Mumbai’s TierIV, OpenIX certified Carrier Neutral Data center.
New York, US | Mumbai, IN – Dec 19, 2017 – GPX Global Systems Inc., a premier provider of carrier-neutral colocation data center services within the MENA and South Asian regions, today announced that it has reached an agreement with India’s only data center and carrier-neutral private Internet Exchange operator Extreme IX. Extreme IX runs IX’s in Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Chennai to provide Peering at GPX’s Tier IV, OpenIX certified carrier neutral Mumbai data center. Extreme IX will provide enhanced interconnection services for GPX India’s customer base.
Extreme IX will serve as an independent and neutral peering platform offering public peering services at carrier-grade level to Telecom Operators, ISPs, and Internet Content Providers. By connecting to the exchange, content providers and eyeball networks can exchange their internet traffic and benefit from reduced latency and costs. Extreme IX has played a significant role in enabling Peering in India, and continues to help the ISP and Internet ecosystem by boosting local traffic exchange. The exchange is scheduled to be operational in December 2017.
Manoj Paul, MD, GPX India, said, “GPX’s Mumbai Data center is the most interconnected Data center in India with the largest number of Telecom Service Providers, ISPs, and is also the hub for all major content providers. We evaluated the market and determined that Extreme IX was the only carrier and data center neutral private IX in India, and we are happy to collaborate with them. The addition of Extreme’s Internet Exchange platform allows our customers, mainly the ISPs and Content providers, to enhance their connectivity, reduce costs, introduce new products, and increase the level of their customer’s experience and satisfaction”.
Raunak Maheshwari, Director of Extreme IX, said, “Carrier Neutral, Data center Neutral and settlement Free Internet Exchange Points are important for the overall ecosystem of the Internet. Neutral Exchanges benefit not only the ISPs and content providers but also the indirect participants and finally the end users as their internet experience is enhanced multifold. The EIX – GPX partnership is a big step in this direction as it will provide access to ISP customers and content providers in GPX to participate in this fabric.”
Incorporated in August 2002, GPX develops and operates state-of-the-art, private, carrier-neutral Data center’s in emerging, but fast-growing commercial markets within the MENA, South Asia markets. GPX’s Data center’s are thriving carrier-neutral internet ecosystems, and home to the largest carriers, content providers, cloud service providers, and internet companies. For more information, please visit: http://www.gpxglobal.net/
About Extreme Group:
Extreme has been helping ISPs in India since 2009 with various innovative and traditional products, incl. Peering, Caching Servers, Cloud Caching, BSS/OSS Systems, etc. Extreme serves 300 Gbps of traffic for 150 ISPs in 200 cities of India and other countries in South Asia. For more information, please visit: https://extreme-ix.org