Silicon Valley, California-based IIX, a global software defined interconnection company, has announced that it has acquired IX Reach, a global network solutions provider and major partner to leading Internet Exchange Points around the world. IX Reach also provides wholesale carrier solutions such as IX remote peering, low latency global high-speed point-to-point and multipoint capacity, metro and DWDM in major cities, enterprise business IP, BGP transit, cloud connectivity solutions and colocation. Stephen Wilcox, IX Reach's Founder and CEO, has been appointed IIX's President of EMEA and Chief of Global Networks.
According to IIX, with this acquisition, the combined organizations will expand their global interconnection footprint to more than 150 Points of Presence (PoP) across various regions in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The expansion will also bring the company's software defined interconnection platform into more markets across the globe, enabling simple, secure and programmable direct network connections between content providers, cloud application providers and other enterprises.