365 Data Centers and the San Francisco Metropolitan Internet Exchange announced partnerships in May 2015 to expand their Internet Exchange into 365's colocation facility in San Jose, California.
SFMIX is a non-profit organization that offers core IX fabric locations within the San Francisco Bay Area. Its exchanges are placed into carrier-neutral data centers as a way to offer better carrier choice, service options and high speed connections. This one in San Jose will allow various ISPs, businesses and educational institutions to connect to each other without having to go over the Internet, facilitating faster speeds.
"SFMIX is proud to be the only non-profit Internet Exchange in the Bay Area market and we're excited to continue our dramatic growth within 365's Silicon Valley facility," said Matt Peterson, co-founder of SFMIX.
This is just the latest in a line of carrier-neutral Internet Exchanges in 365's data centers. Last year, 365 opened up a similar venture in its Tennessee data center in Nashville in order to lower latency between business connections. Many organizations rely on these rooms to get the speeds they need.
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