UNIFI-IX Joins TELEHOUSE Carrier-Interconnect
London January 30th, 2017 – Telehouse, a leading global provider of data center services, announces today that it has been selected by UNIFI-IX a new internet exchange, to host its services including an exclusive launch offer available immediately across the London Docklands campus.
UNIFI-IX was established in 2016 with the objective of creating a global network, enabling the exchange of traffic to be either local or global with a single port of entry to the exchange. Alternatively, members can create private VLAN’s across the network regardless of geographical location. UNIFI-IX is the latest connectivity provider to join Telehouse Carrier-Interconnect, which comprises of more than 750 Carriers, Mobile providers, Internet Exchanges and broadband providers.
Tom Sanders, Managing Director of UNIFI-IX commented, “Our new infrastructure will significantly reduce the number of steps needed to interconnect major cloud, internet and content services. This will provide a huge benefit to consumers, who will see an improvement in the performance of their online applications. Telehouse was the obvious partner for us as they are at the heart of the London digital hub; it was paramount to be included.
UNIFI-IX is offering the first 50 ports to the exchange free of charge, and with ambitious growth plans over the next 18 months the network will expand to Paris, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong and Thailand.
Michelle Reid, Sales and Marketing Director of Telehouse states, “We are delighted to welcome UNIFI-IX to Telehouse Carrier-Interconnect, our London Docklands campus is one of the most connected in the world and we are well positioned to support their future growth with our latest data center, Telehouse North Two.”
Telehouse Carrier-Interconnect is just one aspect of Telehouse Interconnect, which brings together more than 3,000 business partners such as Cloud, Mobile and Content providers, Enterprises and Financial services companies. This firmly establishes the Telehouse Interconnect as the home of the connected world, and a unique place to create business opportunities, now and in the future.