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Pacnet Establishes Peering Relationship with AMS-IX
Pacnet (News - Alert), an Asia Pacific provider of integrated network and technology solutions for enterprise, service provider and carrier customers, recently revealed it has connected to the Amsterdam Internet Exchange, the largest Internet exchange in the world.
With this connection to AMS-IX, Pacnet has been able to expand its network reach in Europe. Officials said the connection has also allowed the company to peer with more than 500 networks in the AMS-IX community, which includes Internet service providers, cloud and hosting companies, mobile and content providers, telecommunications carriers, VoIP providers and gaming and social media networks.
In a statement, Jim Fagan, president of Managed Services, Pacnet, said, "As the gateway between Asia Pacific and the rest of the world, we are seeing a growing amount of Europe-Asia traffic traversing over our networks. Establishing this peering relationship with AMS-IX enables us to interconnect directly with more European IP networks and accelerate the Internet performance between Europe and Asia, improving the end-user experience in both regions."
Pacnet established its peering presence at London Internet Exchange in London in 2011.This connection to AMS-IX is the company’s second peering point in Europe.
Job Witteman, CEO of AMS-IX, said, "Pacnet's connection to AMS-IX is a win-win for the digital communities in both Europe and Asia Pacific." "Telecommunications carriers, service providers, as well as business and consumer customers in both regions will now benefit from the improved network performance and redundancy."
Pacnet’s suite of IP solutions include Pacnet IP transit, which helps ISPs, Internet content providers, content delivery network operators and mobile operators with high-availability and low-latency IP transit services to reach their target audience.
In related TMC (News - Alert) news, Pacnet delivered additional trans-Pacific network capacity between Japan and the United States to NEC (News - Alert) BIGLOBE, Ltd., a member of the NEC group and one of Japan's Internet service providers.Want to learn more about the latest in communications and technology? Then be sure to attend ITEXPO Miami 2013, Jan 29- Feb. 1 in Miami, Florida. Stay in touch with everything happening at ITEXPO (News - Alert). Follow us on Twitter.
Edited by Rachel Ramsey
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