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