Rogers Business Solutions, a division of Rogers Communications, announced today the completion of a Point-of-Presence (PoP) deployment within Cologix’s new state-of-the-art data centre at 905 King Street West in downtown Toronto.
Cologix, a network neutral interconnection and colocation company, provides scalable interconnection services and secure, reliable colocation services in densely connected, strategically located data centers. Through its PoP, Rogers Business Solutions will offer connectivity solutions on its next generation network to enterprises and carrier organizations globally.
Building on its continuing success in North America, TeliaSonera International Carrier (TSIC) announced expansion of its network with a new Point-of-Presence (PoP) within the Cologix 151 Front Street data center in Toronto. The extension of TSIC’s fiber network into Canada will enable more customers in the region to execute their business-critical activities via one of the top-three global IP backbones.
Ivo Pascucci, Regional Director – Americas, TSIC, says, “With 200+ PoPs globally, this is our 36th in North America with the network now covering 24 markets. We’re excited to open this, our first Canadian PoP.” The addition of Toronto, based on fiber links to New York and Chicago, means Canadian customers now have the option to connect locally for high quality global reach.”
QIX represents a critical step towards creating a more robust domestic Internet across Canada
Denver, CO – April 24, 2013 – Cologix™, a network neutral interconnection and colocation company, announced that the Quebec Internet Exchange (QIX) has deployed its core node in Cologix’s facility at 1250 Rene Levesque in support of its recently launched peering exchange. The peering point will enable a new era in interconnection in Quebec by enabling streamlined, settlement-free peering relationships. In connection with this launch, Cologix recently introduced the Standard Connections product in Montreal, which is a tailor-made product that provides a low cost point of presence in 1250 Rene Levesque to access the QIX as well as the Cologix Meet-Me-Room.
The QIX is a non-profit association, led by some of the largest names in the Quebec Internet community with broad support from public and private sector stakeholders.
“With access to eight million Quebec residents, and with 2+ million households with fixed line broadband subscriptions, Montreal is the natural home for the new Quebec Internet Exchange,” said Sylvie LaPerriere, Chairperson of the QIX and Program Manager for Peering and Content Distribution at Google. “QIX represents a critical step towards creating a more robust domestic Internet, not just in Quebec, but across Canada.”
MONTREAL, April 23, 2013 /CNW/ - The Montreal Internet Exchange (www.qix.ca), a non-profit organization working to create a more robust, higher-performing Internet in the province of Quebec, with its partners, today officially launched the first Quebec Internet Exchange Point, bringing faster Internet to users across the province.
"The launch of the Montreal Internet Exchange, also known as QIX, is a critical step towards creating a faster, more robust Internet, not just in Quebec, but across all of Canada," said Sylvie LaPerrière, Chairperson of the Montreal Internet Exchange and Program Manager for Peering and Content Distribution at Google. "With eight million residents, and over two million households with fixed line broadband subscriptions, we're delighted that Montreal is home to the new QIX."