Digital Connexion and DE-CIX accelerate enterprise digital transformation in India with new high-speed connectivity offerings at Chennai data center

Digital Connexion and DE-CIX accelerate enterprise digital transformation in India with new high-speed connectivity offerings at Chennai data center

 DE-CIX PoP at MAA10 enhances network performance, simplifies interconnections to network, cloud, and content providers in India and across the world

BENGALURU, India, May 23, 2024: Digital Connexion, a full spectrum provider of highly-connected and scalable data center, colocation and interconnection solutions, and DE-CIX India, the largest carrier and data center neutral internet exchange (IX) operator in the Indian market, today announced a strategic partnership to provide internet peering and interconnection services to Indian enterprises. As part of this collaboration, DE-CIX has established a new point-of-presence (PoP) at Digital Connexion’s state-of-the-art MAA10 data center in Chennai.

The strategic partnership between DE-CIX and Digital Connexion brings significant benefits to enterprises, cloud and content providers, and internet service providers (ISPs) in the southern India region. Companies hosted at MAA10 can now take advantage of expanded high-speed interconnection capabilities with enhanced network performance, cloud connectivity and internet peering services. DE-CIX’s presence at MAA10 will also address low-latency edge requirements and ensure seamless content delivery to the last mile through a robust footprint of networks. This will empower enterprises to accelerate their digital transformation and elevate the customer experience.

With DE-CIX’s multi-service interconnection platforms, customers can now access a range of services including connectivity to hundreds of local carriers, ISPs, and content and application providers, without having to establish direct, separate connections with each network. With DE-CIX DirectCLOUD, Digital Connexion customers can reach global cloud providers including Microsoft Azure, AWS, Google Cloud, and others through a single point, thereby eliminating direct connection costs. Moreover, MAA10 customers will also have access to a global data center platform through Digital Realty’s PlatformDIGITAL®.

CB Velayuthan, Chief Executive Officer of Digital Connexion said, “With the Indian economy undergoing digitisation across many sectors, the demand for next-generation infrastructure has become paramount. Through our partnership with DE-CIX, we enable this digital transformation in a way that is efficient, dynamic, and well-positioned for future growth. Aligning to our vision of creating a data meeting place for digital communities, this collaboration offers our customers a variety of interconnection services and single-hop direct connectivity to multiple cloud providers, fostering a connected ecosystem.”

Sudhir Kunder, Chief Business Officer of DE-CIX India said, “We are excited to be expanding and adding a great new partner, Digital Connexion. The collaboration offers the market a new and ideal diverse solution, as well as a great place for both enterprises and ISPs to leverage connections to a leading carrier-neutral global data center platform with the most cost-effective and efficient interconnection options available in the market. This partnership will be the fourth PoP for DE-CIX Chennai, which brings the total to 20 PoPs pan India.”

About Digital Connexion: A Brookfield, Jio and Digital Realty Company

Digital Connexion is a joint venture (JV) between Brookfield Asset Management (Brookfield), Reliance Industries Limited and Digital Realty. The company provides the full spectrum of highly connected and scalable data center, colocation and interconnection solutions to meet the critical infrastructure needs of enterprises and digital services companies in India, and brings together enterprises, network service, cloud and IT providers to give customers and partners a key connectivity gateway to Europe, the Middle, East, Africa and Asia. The JV combines the complementary strengths of Jio’s massive digital and connectivity ecosystem in India and tech capabilities with Brookfield, one of the largest owners and operators of critical global infrastructure, and Digital Realty, provider of the world’s largest data center platform enabling customers with access to over 50 metros across 6 continents.

About DE-CIX

DE-CIX India is the Largest Internet Exchange in the country, focusing on providing Premium Interconnection Platform Services and Operating a wide range of Carrier and Data-Center Neutral Exchange, as well as Interconnecting a large number of Internet Service Providers (ISPs), Content Delivery Networks (CDNs), Over The Top (OTT) players, DNS root servers, national and international Telco’s networks, and Social Media Networks in all major metropolitan areas. DE-CIX India is powered by DE-CIX, operator of the World’s Largest Internet Exchange in Frankfurt (Germany), with 22 terabits per second of data throughput. DE-CIX India is a Data Centre and Carrier Neutral Internet Exchange with a Nationwide Licence and the only Legally Compliant Service Provider in India.DE-CIX India operates four Internet Exchanges in India, including Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, and Kolkata.

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