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Berlin's Leading Neutral Internet Exchange Deploys Coriant Groove™ G30 to Scale Peering Infrastructure


Open, Disaggregated, and Ultra-Efficient Transport Solution Enables
BCIX to Interconnect Major Data Center Sites and Offer 100G Services
with Simplicity, Reliability, and Scalability

a global supplier of open, disruptive, and hyperscale networking
solutions for service providers and web-scale internet operators, today
announced that the Berlin Commercial Internet Exchange (BCIX), Berlin's
leading Internet Exchange Point, has selected the Coriant
Groove™ G30 Network Disaggregation Platform
to scale its distributed
peering infrastructure as demand for high-bandwidth interconnect
capacity in the capital of Germany grows exponentially. Connecting major
data center sites across Berlin, the Coriant solution will enable BCIX
to deliver high-capacity neutral exchange services, including 100G Data
Center Interconnect (DCI) services that can be deployed quickly, easily,
and cost-efficiently.

BCIX selected the Coriant Groove™ G30 solution for its industry-leading
high density, low power consumption, and ease of operation, as well as
its ability to meet the high-availability, high-quality connectivity
demands of its end-user customers, which include domestic and
international Tier 1 service providers, global web-scale internet
operators, cloud providers, and Over the Top (OTT) content providers.

"The German economy continues to experience strong growth. The year over
year doubling of IP traffic volumes we are seeing in the nation's
capital is further evidence of a robust business environment," said
Christian Kroeger, Managing Director, BCIX Management GmbH. "To meet the
evolving high-speed connectivity demands of our customers, we are
boosting the scalability of our backbone network with the Coriant Groove
G30. After rigorous testing and analysis of competitive offerings, the
Coriant solution demonstrated superior performance and flexibility, and
met our stringent performance requirements for scalable, resilient, and
low latency transport."

With the industry's most flexible plug-and-play modular architecture and
the recent introduction of a new Coherent Multiservice Sled, the Groove
G30 solution also provides BCIX a seamless and cost-effective path to
higher interconnect speeds, including 400G client side and 600G line
side transmission – without the need for forklift upgrades or costly and
complex flexi-grid ROADMs.

"Berlin is an important internet hub not only for Germany, but also for
the rest of Europe, and BCIX plays a critical role as a nexus point
connecting many of the world's most recognized brands and tech giants,"
said Ronald Van der Kraan, Managing Director, Europe, Coriant. "We are
excited to be working closely with BCIX as they enhance their customer
value proposition and extend their market leadership as a premier
provider of high-capacity internet exchange services."

About BCIX
BCIX (Berlin Commercial Internet Exchange) is the
independent Internet Exchange for Berlin, Brandenburg, and Eastern
Germany. As the technical operator of the Internet Exchange, BCIX
Management GmbH operates an exchange platform in eight data center
locations which are redundantly connected. With its open peering
community, BCIX is the leading regional exchange point for both
international carriers and medium-sized Internet service providers and
content providers. Alongside pure technical service provision, the BCIX
Association offers its members and the Internet community further
support in the form of network events and consultations with commercial
enterprises, chambers, and politics. Learn more at

About Coriant
Coriant delivers innovative and dynamic
networking solutions for a fast-changing and cloud-centric business
world. The Coriant SDN/NFV-enabled portfolio of open, disruptive, and
hyperscale solutions and Multi-Sided Platform innovations helps network
operators cost-efficiently scale network capacity, reduce operational
complexity, and create the resilient foundation for a new generation of
mobile, video, and cloud services. Coriant serves leading network
operators around the world, including mobile and fixed line service
providers, cloud and data center operators, Web 2.0 content providers,
cable MSOs, government agencies, and large enterprises. With a
distinguished heritage of technology innovation and service excellence,
Coriant is helping its global customers maximize the service value of
their network infrastructure as demand for bandwidth explodes and the
communications needs of businesses and consumers continue to evolve.
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