Open-IX & Cloud Connectivity

Open-IX Association

The Open-IX Association was formed in September 2013 to promote better standards for peering and interconnection in North America. DFT is a proud early supporter of Open-IX.

 

Open IX Association
 

DFT has received Open-IX 2 (OIX-2) Certification of the following data centers:

OIXA Certified
 
DATA CENTER LOCATION CERTIFICATION DATE
ACC5 Ashburn, Virginia March 3, 2014
CH2 Elk Grove Village, Illinois November 23, 2015

Internet Exchanges at DFT

London Internet Exchange (LINX) core-switch based distributed IXP is located in ACC5 at 44521 Hastings Drive, Ashburn, Virginia, 20147. Port speeds range from 100 megabits per second to 100 gigabits per second. 
www.linx.net/service/publicpeering/nova

Linx Nova
 
 
Amsterdam Internet Exchange (AMS-IX) Chicago edge-switch based distributed IXP is located in CH2 at 2299 Busse Road, Elk Grove Village, Illinois, 60007. Port speeds range from 100 megabits per second to 100 gigabits.
AMSix Chicago
 
 

Cloud Connectivity at DFT

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Connectivity is accessible through tw telecom Direct eLynk Express Service offered at DFT’s Ashburn, Virginia (ACC4, ACC5, ACC6 data centers), Reston, Virginia (VA3 data center) and Chicago (CH1 data center).

Amazon Web Services