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LINX and Epsilon Partner to Accelerate Access to the LINX NoVA Internet Exchange Point

Service Providers gain on-demand access to the Internet Exchange Point serving the Mid-Atlantic region and can simply and efficiently peer with new partners

London -  23rd January 2018 – The London Internet Exchange (LINX),  a global leader of Internet Exchange Points (IXPs), has partnered with Epsilon, a privately owned global connectivity and Communications Service Provider, to give Service Providers seamless access to the LINX NoVA Internet Exchange Point (IXP) in the Northern Virginia and Washington DC area. The partnership enables Epsilon's Service Provider partners to connect directly to LINX NoVA from its Infiny by Epsilon on-demand connectivity platform. 

LINX Nova benefits from a growing number of peering partners available at its exchange while Epsilon continues to add IXPs to its platform. Using Infiny by Epsilon, Service Providers can connect to LINX NoVA at the click-of-a-button and gain rapid access to one of the most important communications hubs in North America. 

The new reseller port connection is great news for both LINX NoVA and Epsilon. We continue to develop our channel programme and we fully expect that this will enable us to build momentum for our members as we move into 2018. Epsilon is an established partner with LINX in London and this extension of our partnership to LINX NoVA gives networks a wider choice of ways to reach the exchange for their peering.

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Ben Hedges

CEO at LINX America

LINX NoVA is a community-owned exchanged as part of the London Internet Exchange, a mutual non-profit membership organisation. 

LINX NoVA's peering fabric spans three data centre facilities in and around the Ashburn area; CoreSite, Digital Realty and EvoSwitch. These sites are connected by LINX, enabling members to connect at any of these facilities and peer with partners at all LINX NoVA locations. 

We are on a mission to make peering at exchange points across the globe simple and efficient. Our partnership with LINX NoVA will give our Service Provider partners access to new peering partners in the US and help them to use peering to deliver an optimised end user experience. LINX NoVA is one of the most unique IXPs in North America and we look forward to collaborating and growing together.

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Jerzy Szlosarek

CEO at Epsilon

Epsilon is actively growing the number of IXPs available on its Infiny by Epsilon platform and supporting the growth of peering globally. Service Providers can use Infiny by Epsilon to connect to IXPs globally from the same platform with guaranteed Quality of Service and Experience. It supports remote peering in addition to other services related to Voice, Data and Cloud Connectivity globally. 
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(From left to right: Jerzy Szlosarek, CEO at Epsilon and Ben Hedges, CEO at LINX America)
ABOUT LINX
The London Internet Exchange (LINX) is a mutually owned membership association for operators of Internet Protocol networks. They provide a neutral interconnection facility and peering platform, known as an Internet Exchange Point (IXP), and represent the interests of their members on matters of public policy.  Their members consist of access networks, ISPs such as BT and content providers like Google, who exchange Internet traffic between each other over their secure peering LANs. Through LINX they are able to reach 80% of the total global Internet making it one of the single biggest connection points in the world with traffic peaks of 4 Tb/sec on their public peering platform alone. 

The London Internet Exchange (LINX) is one of the largest Internet exchanges in the world, connecting over 800 member ASNs from 76 countries around the globe. LINX continues to expand their London presence with 10 PoPs across the capital along with regional exchanges in Wales, Manchester and Scotland.

LINX also operates an Internet exchange in the Ashburn metro area of the US just outside Washington DC, LINX NoVA. (44 Members, 46 ASNs and 19.6G of traffic)

For more information, please visit www.linx.net