Mumbai-IX, powered by DE-CIX has expanded its footprint in Mumbai to Netmagic DC5 in the Chandivali neighbourhood of Mumbai.
Mumbai-IX, the leading Internet Exchange (IX) in the Indian market and will make service available in February 2018. This is the second point-of-presence of Mumbai-IX in the metro market. The company serves around 90 providers and is the only IX in India which carries OIX-1 certification from the Open-IX association.
Mumbai-IX connects all kinds of Internet providers including broadband providers, content delivery networks, and cloud companies. This direct interconnection creates a better Internet experience for the end user, while providers get control over their connectivity and more cost efficient production of Internet connectivity.
“This will be one of our key deployments in this market and allows both our big global customers and regional networks to establish settlement-free interconnection with each other. The NTT group is a trusted partner for DE-CIX and we are happy that, in addition to the partnership we have with the NTT data center “eShelter” in Frankfurt (Germany), we now are able to expand this to Mumbai,” says Ivo Ivanov, Board Member of Mumbai-IX operating company DE-CIX Interwire India.
“We are extremely delighted to host Mumbai-IX at our datacenter (DC 5) in Mumbai. This enables us to boost up the Indian digital infrastructure market with our carrier-neutral state-of-the-art data centers and distributed approach,” says Sharad Sanghi, MD & CEO of Netmagic (An NTT Communications Company).
This core node of Mumbai-IX will provide premium IXP services, backed by industry-leading Service Level Agreements. Soon the IXP will launch in additional key markets in India.