CloudFlare Joins NYIIXSeptember 21, 2016
NEW YORK, September 21, 2016 – TELEHOUSE, a global leader for data centers, international Internet exchanges and managed IT services, announces today that CloudFlare is joining the New York (NYIIX). CloudFlare protects and accelerates more than 4 million websites using a global network that spans 86 cities across 45 countries.
“CloudFlare has a commitment to open peering and currently participates at more than 150 Internet Exchanges across the globe,” states Nitin Rao, Head of Infrastructure at CloudFlare. “We are dedicated to improving the speed and reliability of the four million Internet applications that use our network across the United States. Working with TELEHOUSE will enable us to expand and strengthen our global network presence.”
“The CloudFlare brand has great name recognition and having them join TELEHOUSE’s Internet Exchange Points gives tremendous value to our peering members,” comments Akio Sugeno, VP of Internet Engineering, Operations and Business Development at TELEHOUSE. “I strongly encourage any network to join NYIIX and publicly peer with CloudFlare.”
In line with the overall business growth, the peering traffic through NYIIX has been steadily growing at an average rate of 20 percent and peak traffic over 50 percent in comparison to 2015. Celebrating 20 years in the business, NYIIX is the largest Peering Exchange in the Northeast.