Spotlight: German Internet exchange upgrades to 40 Gigabit Ethernet with Extreme Networks' switch

BlackDiamond X8 switch will be deployed at all exchange locations

German Internet exchange ECIX is upgrading its network to 40 Gigabit Ethernet using Extreme Networks' (Nasdaq: EXTR) BlackDiamond X8 switch. Under the agreement with Berliner Peering, which operates the exchange, the Extreme Networks switch will be deployed at all of the exchange's locations. ECIX operates 204 active physical ports, 52 of which are 10 Gigabit ports, and its peak bandwidth is greater than 100 Gbps. The BlackDiamond X8 switch provides 20 Terabit speeds with up to 768 ports for 10 Gigabit Ethernet or 192 ports for 40 Gigabit Ethernet. Read more