GBI joins DE-CIX and UAE-IX Internet Exchanges

GBIGBI becomes an official DE-CIX reseller.

Dubai and Frankfurt – DE-CIX, the world’s leading exchange operator, announces today that GBI, a service provider that owns and operates a multilayer carrier neutral network connecting the world to the Middle East, has joined two of its key global Internet exchanges: DE-CIX in Frankfurt, Germany, and UAE-IX in Dubai. In addition, GBI has joined the DE-CIX Partner Program, which enables GBI to be an official DE-CIX reseller.

On the occasion of the announcement, Amr Eid, Chief Commercial Officer of GBI said, “The massive capacity growth projections for the Middle East have prompted a rethink of the industry’s business model. Today, GBI focuses on ensuring Internet traffic is transported and managed across a reliable, diverse and secure network. That is why DE-CIX and UAE-IX are key elements to our strategy. We look forward to providing greater value to our allies, partners and the whole value chain.”

Harald A. Summa, DE-CIX CEO added, “Internet traffic growth is exploding in the Middle East. We welcome such a robust carrier to our DE-CIX Frankfurt and UAE-IX exchanges because of the important traffic that GBI will transport to and from the Middle East. GBI has a critical role in ensuring the high quality of the Internet in the Middle East. We also welcome their participation in our Partner Program, as this will expand the number of service providers from a broad geographic region that can interconnect and peer with key global carriers.”

To learn more about DE-CIX and its nine global exchanges, please visit www.de-cix.net for more information. To contact GBI to remote peer on DE-CIX exchanges, please visit www.gbiinc.com.

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