FiberLight, LLC Completes First Redundant Fiber-Optic Network
for the London Internet Exchange (LINX)
Interconnection Solution Provides Enhanced Access Across LINX’s Multi-site IX Platform
ATLANTA, GA, USA – January 07, 2014 -FiberLight, LLC (FiberLight), one of the nation’s leading providers of high performance fiber-optic networks, has completed and delivered the first redundant fiber-optic network for the London Internet Exchange (LINX) in the United States within the Northern Virginia metropolitan market. LINX is the largest Internet Exchange Point (IXP) in the world, reaching more of the global routing table than any other IXP.
The new metro ring utilizes FiberLight’s 100% underground, fiber-optic network in the Northern Virginia area markets and connects three switching Points of Presence (PoPs), which make up the LINX NoVA multi-site Internet Exchange (IX).This service has been launched to provide the U.S. access to content networks with a robust and resilient solution for exchanging local and global Internet traffic.
“We are pleased to announce our partnership with FiberLight, as this enables us to offer the very first multi-site Internet Exchange (IX) in North Virginia, representing the largest concentration of Internet traffic in the United States and benefiting businesses and consumers through cost savings and increased performance,” says John Souter, Chief Executive Officer of LINX. “We look forward to a long-standing relationship with FiberLight as we continue to expand our IX footprint in these new markets.”
“FiberLight is proud to add LINX to our growing list of world-class service providers, and we look forward to supporting their strategic expansion in our markets,” adds FiberLight’s Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, David Spitznagel. “Because FiberLight has such a deep and robust network footprint in the North Virginia, Washington, D.C. and Baltimore area, we are positioned to support the service level requirements and expected growth of a valued partner such as LINX.”
To learn more about FiberLight’s robust fiber-optic network solutions, visit www.fiberlight.com.
About The London Internet Exchange
The London Internet Exchange (LINX) is one of the global leaders of Internet Exchange Points. Company ethos and aspirations result in constant growth and improvement in LINX services. As a result, members have access to the most attractive peers at the lowest cost. LINX covers more than 80% of the global routing table. Visit LINX at www.linx.net.
FiberLight is a premier provider of fiber-optic based, high performance networking services for telecom carriers, government, enterprise, content providers and web-centric businesses. FiberLight owns over 500,000 miles of robust fiber networks in over 44 key growth areas in US cities and towns within Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Texas, Virginia and Washington, D.C., offering wide area networking options at layers 1, 2 and 3 to major commercial hubs throughout the country. To learn more about FiberLight’s service offerings, visit www.fiberlight.com.