MIS Asia — Malaysia’s internet Exchange, MyIX, has reduced port charges effective 1 April 2016 for all Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Malaysia in a bid to lower Internet charges for consumers in the country. Also known as ‘Persatuan Pengendali Internet Malaysia’ – an initiative under the national regulator MCMC, MyIX chairman Chiew Kok Hin said this decision was made in line with MyIX’s goal to encourage greater usage of its node and to promote greater peering between local ISPs.
Economic Times — California – Jakarta: Equinix a global interconnection and data center company has announced the expansion of its data center in Jakarta, known as JK1, through its partnership with DCI Indonesia (DCI). Coupled with its alliance with DCI and a premium connection with the Indonesian Internet Exchange (IIX), the second phase of development at JK1 is an indicator of Equinix’s continued commitment to the region, where market demand from the cloud and financial sectors for world-class data center services is flourishing.
DQ India — Amazon Web Services has also rolled out its India presence through GPX. Now Indian AWS customers can have their data inside the country. GPX offers colocation services. In order to know more about the company and its plans, Dataquest quizzed Manoj Paul, COO & President, GPX Global Systems. Excerpts.
Australian network virtualisation provider Megaport has pushed forward with its aggressive international expansion plans, inking a major deal with one of the largest internet exchanges in the world, the Amsterdam Internet Exchange (AMS-IX). Based on software-defined networking, Megaport’s network interconnection model allows customers to lease network connections between major data centres on a pay-per-use basis.
News Wire — BRISBANE: Software-based elastic interconnectivity provider, Megaport Limited today announced its US subsidiary has signed an alliance agreement to become the exclusive global elastic cloud interconnection partner for Amsterdam Internet Exchange. AMS-IX will in turn provide its Internet Exchange service in key Megaport-enabled markets across the globe.
GLOBE NEWSWIRE — BEIJING: ChinaCache International Holdings Ltd. (“ChinaCache” or the “Company”), the leading total solutions provider of Internet content and application delivery services in China, today announced that it entered into a strategic agreement (“Agreement”) with AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange), a Netherlands-based independent Internet Exchange, to develop the first Internet Exchange in Mainland China.
Telecom Asia — Last month, the local telecom sector was abuzz about the signing of an agreement between PLDT and the Department of Science and Technology for the Philippine Open Internet Exchange (PHOpenIX) to be hosted in ePLDT’s VITRO Data Center. PLDT is said to have donated 21 million pesos ($460,000) worth of fiber, rack space, and utility cost to locate a third PHOpenIX switch inside its facility for two years, free of charge.
Zawya — October 6, 2015, DUBAI: GBI, a global service provider that owns and operates a multilayer carrier neutral network connecting the world to the Middle East, has established a new partnership with the London Internet Exchange (LINX). GBI has joined the LINX community in London after signing a partnership agreement.
Datacenter Knowledge — Trading companies using colocation services in the Singapore data center operated by the Singapore Exchange now have the option to connect directly to the market data platform by the New York-based media giant Thomson Reuters. Singapore is already one of Asia’s primary business and telecommunications hubs, and as its importance continues to grow, so do the local data center infrastructure needs of companies both foreign and domestic.
Telecom Asia — The Philippines’ PLDT has secured a contract to provide fiber connectivity to the Philippine Open Internet Exchange (PHOpenIX). The ICT Office of the Philippines’ Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has signed an agreement with the operator to establish fiber optic facilities linking PLDT with the exchange.
NTT Communications will connect the colocation facilities of the Japan Exchange Group (JPX) and the Singapore Exchange (SGX). The company has launched JPX-SGX Co-Location Direct to this end. This low-latency service for international leased lines will start from April 2015. NTT Com will leverage its working relationships with JPX, SGX and its Asia Submarine Cable Express (ASE) to deliver this service. ASE provides the shortest cable route available between Japan and Singapore.
Telehouse, the global leader for data centers, international Internet exchanges and managed IT services announces today that its New York Internet Exchange (NYIIX) is now available to CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE: COR), a leading provider of secure, reliable, high-performance data center solutions, via its “NY2” facility in Secaucus, NJ. Telehouse’s NYIIX, the largest public peering exchange in New York, is already available in CoreSite’s “NY1” facility in Manhattan. The added availability of NYIIX to NY2 provides access across CoreSite’s entire New York Market.
NEW DELHI: The National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI) that manages IN Registry, a nodal body mandated with the registration and operation of dot In domain names, expects to register 2.5 million dot In domain names by 2015. In late 2004, the government had empowered IN Registry. It accredits registrars to carry out registrations through an open process that also includes the National Informatics Centre (NIC) as the registrar for gov.in domains.