January 2018

Press Release: Connecting the German Capital and River Main Metropolis

By |January 9th, 2018|

Internet Exchange Operators DE-CIX and BCIX Establish Strategic Partnership
The world’s leading operator of Internet Exchanges, DE-CIX, and Berlin’s leading Internet Exchange (IX) BCIX have established a strategic partnership, effective immediately. This partnership has the objective of directly connecting the two Internet Exchanges and offering the products of each operator in the locations Berlin and Frankfurt.

The […]

New BCIX peer: Questnet GmbH (AS202566)

By |January 8th, 2018|

Since last week Questnet GmbH is conntected with 1 Gbps to the BCIX platform (L105).

Questnet is a carrier neutral application service provider specialized on development and marketing of innvovative value added services.

December 2017

The BCIX member forum opened

By |December 18th, 2017|

We have opened a forum exclusive to our members. It is based on Discourse and thus supports interaction by mail.

As requested during the last general meeting we’d like to simplify the communication between members. The official language in the forum is German and we will also discuss the future plans of the BCIX e.V. We […]

New BCIX Peer: Oath (AS10310) aka Yahoo!

By |December 18th, 2017|

Oath Inc. is now connected with 2 x 10 Gbps to the BCIX platform (A36s).

The successful services of Yahoo! are being continued under the umbrella of Oath Inc. This includes Yahoo Mail, Tumblr and several other renowned content brands.

New BCIX Member: taz. die Tageszeitung

By |December 18th, 2017|

We welcome TAZ, Die Tageszeitung as a new BCIX member.

After peering at BCIX for a few years the Berlin based German cooperative-owned newspaper TAZ decided to become a BCIX member already a few weeks ago.

Port upgrade: Core-Backbone GmbH (AS33891) Upgrade to 100G

By |December 18th, 2017|

After last week’s port upgrade our reseller Core-Backbone GmbH is now connected with 100 Gbps to the BCIX platform (L105).

Core-Backbone GmbH is an established and successful hosting company and transport network provider for more than ten years. With their state-of-the-art datacentre in Nuremberg they guarantee a secure, high-availability and high-performance connection to the internet.

October 2017

New BCIX Member: GlobalConnect

By |October 18th, 2017|

We also welcome GlobalConnect, Denmark’s leading provider of fibre network, data centres and IT outsourcing, as new BCIX Member. GlobalConnect covers Denmark, Northern Germany and parts of Sweden with a 13,000 km long network of optical fibres and 13,000 m2 data centres.

New BCIX-Peer: euNetworks GmbH

By |October 18th, 2017|

We are pleased to welcome our long-standing peer euNetworks as a BCIX member.
euNetworks owns and operates fiber optic networks that provide customers with scalable bandwidth in Europe’s most important cities.

New BCIX-Member: iubari GmbH

By |October 17th, 2017|

Iubari GmbH is also a Berlin-based consultancy specialized in network technologies. The company is primarily focused on the design and testing of large networks at service providers and companies, and has a focus on IPv6 consulting. The managing director Wilhelm Boeddinghaus was from 2012 to 2014 Board Member of the BCIX e.V.

New BCIX-Member: OnNet Communications GmbH

By |October 17th, 2017|

Our new BCIX member OnNet-Communications GmbH is a Berlin-based consulting company in the field of data networks and coordinated
network infrastructure development. Since 2014 the Managing Director Christian Kröger supports BCIX e.V as Board Member and since June 2017 he is also Managing Director of BCIX Management GmbH.

New BCIX Peer: Twitch Interactive (AS46489)

By |October 4th, 2017|

We are glad to announce Twitch Interactive as a new BCIX peer (2×100 Gbps at N15).
Twitch is a live streaming video platform owned by Twitch Interactive, a subsidiary of Amazon.com. Introduced in June 2011 as a spin-off of the general-interest streaming platform, Justin.tv, the site primarily focuses on  video game live streaming, including broadcasts of […]

New BCIX peer: Apple Inc (AS714)

By |October 4th, 2017|

We are proud to welcome Apple Inc, one of the largest technology companies in the world, as a new peer at BCIX.
Apple is now connected with 2×100 Gbps at the BCIX platform (L105).

New BCIX Peer: LWLcom GmbH (AS50629)

By |October 4th, 2017|

Since mid-September LWLcom GmbH is connected with 10Gbps to the BCIX platform (L105)
LWLcom is a Bremen-based communications service provider with its own fiber optic network and data centers.

SBC Deutschland GmbH (AS6133)

By |October 4th, 2017|

SBC Deutschland GmbH is now conntected with 1 Gbps to the BCIX platform.

August 2017

BCIX meets Research@Colt Data Centre

By |August 7th, 2017|

This year’s September event addresses more than usual the technology experts among you.
Since the event is limited to 60 persons, participants from the technical departments will have priority to register. We ask for your understanding that we may have to cancel the application of other participants.

Under the title “BCIX meets Research” we would like to […]

July 2017

Tele Columbus (AS20880) Port upgrade to 100G

By |July 19th, 2017|

Tele Columbus, the third largest cable network operator in Germany, has now upgrated the second BCIX Ports to 100G (G60, Level3).

Port upgrade: Limelight Networks (AS22822) Upgrade to 100 GB

By |July 14th, 2017|

After this week’s port upgrade Limelight is now connected with 100 Gbps to the BCIX platform (L105).

Limelight Networks is a premier content delivery network (CDN) service provider that enables organizations to deliver faster websites, more responsive applications, the highest quality video, and consistent game and software downloads to any device.

June 2017

New Managing Director for BCIX Management GmbH

By |June 27th, 2017|

With effect from June 2017 BCIX has appointed Christian Kröger as its first full-time managing director together with the two honorary CEOs Cordula Fiedler and Peter Lampe. BCIX thus takes account of its great success and growth, which no longer allows a purely voluntary management of the technical operation.

In 2014 the 43-year-old Christian Kröger has […]

10th 100G Port at BCIX: Tele Columbus (AS20880)

By |June 26th, 2017|

Tele Columbus has upgraded one of its two 20G ports to 100G (I / P / B K15)

We are proud to announce herewith the 10th 100G Port at the BCIX platform.
As a result of growing data traffic in the capital, BCIX has recorded significant growth in recent years.

Tele Columbus AG is a listed company in […]

New BCIX Peer: Chaos Computer Club (AS50472)

By |June 26th, 2017|

Chaos Computer Club is now connected with 10 Gbps to the BCIX platform (A36s).

The Chaos Computer Club e. V. (CCC) is Europe’s largest association of hackers. For more than thirty years we are providing information about technical and societal issues, such as surveillance, privacy, freedom of information, hacktivism, data security and many other interesting things around […]