IIX Acquires IX Reach, Expands Software Defined Interconnection to 150 Global PoPs

IIX Acquires IX Reach, Expands Software Defined Interconnection to 150 Global PoPs Image Credit: IX Reach

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.

Al Burgio, Founder & CEO, IIX 
IX Reach has become an industry leader in global interconnection solutions since being founded in 2007. This acquisition expands our leadership team, accelerates our global expansion and brings the IIX software defined interconnection platform to more markets worldwide.

Stephen Wilcox, Founder & CEO, IX Reach
IX Reach, together with IIX and its software platform, enables the combined organization to emerge with global operations and unite leading expertise in both software and network engineering. I'm excited to join the IIX leadership team and help drive its rapid expansion across the globe.

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

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