May 2018

New BCIX-Member: Flexoptix GmbH

By |2018-05-18T08:09:52+00:00May 9th, 2018|

A long partnership becomes a membership Everybody knows the producers of the “Flexbox”. After a long term cooperation with BCIX and BCIX using Flexoptix products, Flexoptix lately also became BCIX member. Flexoptix is an independent technology and solutions provider specialized on freely programmable network transceivers.

March 2018

Second CTO appointed: Kay Rechthien

By |2018-03-23T14:40:28+00:00March 23rd, 2018|

In an extraordinary general meeting on 20 March 2018 Kay Rechthien (Akamai) was elected to the board as the second chief technology officer. Kay joins the existing board members who remain in office. We are looking forward to working with each other and having many new ideas.

January 2018

Press Release: Connecting the German Capital and River Main Metropolis

By |2018-06-15T21:01:07+00:00January 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 [...]

New BCIX-Peer: Questnet GmbH (AS202566)

By |2018-05-18T08:08:36+00:00January 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 |2017-12-18T23:06:51+00:00December 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. [...]

New BCIX Peer: Oath (AS10310) aka Yahoo!

By |2017-12-18T22:38:37+00:00December 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.

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

By |2018-06-15T21:01:07+00:00December 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 |2017-10-18T15:39:09+00:00October 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 member: euNetworks GmbH

By |2018-06-09T00:29:58+00:00October 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 |2018-06-09T00:30:31+00:00October 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 |2017-10-17T13:10:07+00:00October 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 |2018-06-15T21:01:07+00:00October 4th, 2017|

We are glad to announce Twitch Interactive as a new BCIX peer (2x100 Gbps at N15). Twitch is a live streaming video platform owned by Twitch Interactive, a subsidiary of Introduced in June 2011 as a spin-off of the general-interest streaming platform,, the site primarily focuses on  video game live streaming, including broadcasts [...]

New BCIX peer: Apple Inc (AS714)

By |2017-10-10T15:46:13+00:00October 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 2x100 Gbps at the BCIX platform (L105).

New BCIX Peer: LWLcom GmbH (AS50629)

By |2017-10-04T10:10:46+00:00October 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.

August 2017

BCIX meets Research@Colt Data Centre

By |2018-06-15T21:01:07+00:00August 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 [...]

July 2017

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

By |2017-07-14T10:33:54+00:00July 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.