RETN announces 100GE at LINX

RETN, an international network service provider, announced today the upgrade of its reseller port to 100GE at The London Internet Exchange (LINX), one of the leading international IXPs.

RETN signed LINX Channel Partner agreement in 2014, enabling them to resell remote peering service over VLANs to reach the largest density of prefixes (internet routes) in the world at LINX.

Being a member of LINX ConneXions programme RETN acts as a single point of contact for the distant clients and offers direct access to LINX across its network. Thereby RETN ensures that the customers get a seamless end-to-end connectivity solution at any RETN PoP, and undertakes operational and qualitative level of control over customer’s traffic.

“We are excited to be taking our relationship with LINX to the next level”, explained Tony O’Sullivan, Managing Director of RETN Ltd. “Upgrading our peering port to100GE is an important development for us and cements LINX’s long standing reputation as one of the world’s leading carrier neutral peering points. LINX is ideally placed in London to establish cross continental peering relationships. Our 100GE port will now allow us to provide large bandwidth connections for our Remote Peering clients worldwide”.

Ben Hedges, Chief Marketing Officer for LINX said: “With more network operators trying to interconnect with each other in London than ever before, our ConneXions partners provide an important service for networks wishing to participate remotely. We’re delighted RETN have joined the group of resellers who are increasing their capacity to help improve the Internet for all, through LINX”.

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About LINX

The London Internet Exchange (LINX) is one of the largest Internet exchanges in the world, connecting over 640 networks from over 64 countries around the globe.

As a mutual membership organisation, whose members make up a large part of the global internet, the London based IXP is in a unique position to make a difference for all as it’s mantra ‘Working for the good of the Internet’ indicates.

LINX continues to expand their London presence with over 11 PoPs across the capital along with regional exchanges in Wales, Manchester and Scotland.

LINX also operates an Internet exchange in Ashburn metro area in the US just outside Washington DC.

For more information about The London Internet Exchange please follow www.linx.net or contact their marketing@linx.net for further PR or media information.

About RETN

RETN is an international network service provider offering various telecommunications services across its fiber-optic network to enterprises, carriers, ISPs, CDNs, governmental organizations, Hosting and Cloud providers. RETN has lit up over 30 000 km of fiber on its homogeneous pan-European network that connects 26 countries across Europe, Asia and North America, with a heavy presence in the ever-growing markets of Eastern Europe and Russia. RETN’s network is directly connected to all major carrier-neutral DCs and carries a considerable proportion of international traffic in the regions it passes through. RETN has several regional offices to provide RETN’s services in various territories.

For more information about RETN please follow www.retn.net.

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Contact LINX

Lynsey Buckingham

Marketing Assistant

Email: marketing@linx.net

www.linx.net

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Contact RETN

Daria Soroka

Marketing manager

Tel.: +44 20 7517 6400

Email: market@retn.net

www.retn.net

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