DE-CIX, the world’s leading carrier and data center neutral Internet exchange operator, announces that its global collaboration with Microsoft has now expanded to DE-CIX New York including enhanced business-class connectivity to the Microsoft Azure Peering Service. The service delivers solutions-based, reliable, and optimized internet connectivity to Microsoft’s SaaS services, including Microsoft 365 and Dynamics 365 – improving performance at the application layer. The service is Microsoft SLA-guaranteed with access to internet latency telemetry and route monitoring which provides security alerts against hijacks, leaks, and any other Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) misconfigurations.

Through its market-leading multi-service interconnection platform, DE-CIX New York’s data center partners, transport partners, ISPs, enterprise networks and more can connect and benefit from the Microsoft SaaS service experience through DE-CIX’s business-class interconnection services through a dedicated, controlled, secured, and direct connection to the Microsoft network with the benefits of high availability, low latency, and bandwidth. 

“As more businesses rely on cloud-based solutions and distributed networking offered by Microsoft, it is important to DE-CIX to ensure the best access to services for its connected networks and their enterprise customers. This partnership illustrates our commitment to improving the quality of the Internet and access to providers in the most direct and effective way possible.” comments, Dr. Thomas King, Chief Technology Officer of DE-CIX.

DE-CIX New York is the largest neutral Internet Exchange in the market and is one of the top five IXs in North America with peak traffic of nearly 1 terabit per second (Tbps). DE-CIX operates Internet Exchanges globally in close to 30 metropolitan regions and interconnects over 2,300 network operators (carriers), Internet Service Providers (ISPs), content providers and enterprise networks from more than 100 countries. The company’s multi-service platforms are available from over 500 data centers throughout the world and offers peering, cloud, and private and secure connectivity solutions.  

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