Where Networks Meet

As the world’s largest Internet Exchange, DE-CIX is not only the data hub within Germany, but also international. DirectCLOUD enables a direct connection between all cloud service providers connected to DE-CIX and the infrastructure of the enterprise or the data center. This guarantees more performance, reliability and above all – security.

Easy Interconnection. Anywhere.

DE-CIX provides premium interconnection services and runs fifteen carrier and data center-neutral IXs globally. Founded in 1995, DE-CIX serves 1.500+ carriers, ISPs and content networks from 100+ countries, including all leading international players in various metro markets in Europe, the Middle East, India and North America.

With 7+ Terabits per second of peak traffic, DE-CIX Frankfurt is the world’s leading Internet Exchange.

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Customers are always at the center of our activities


Unlike other IX operators, our job does not end at the access to our Internet Exchanges across the planet. Every day, we are looking for new ways that our customers can make the most out of their business with us – by supporting, helping to monetize their business with us, and developing new services for them. A series of successes demonstrate our added-value and contribution to the Internet industry and community.

Whenever customers need us

  • 24/7 Customer Service and Support
  • a single point of contact for all kinds of questions
  • knowledge-based documentation and best practices

Win/win growth

  • act as a partner – take risk for our customers
  • develop rapidly, continuously and significantly
  • more growth = better value-for-money for our customers

Always improve and look ahead

  • monitor, analyze and invest in the future – shaping the Internet
  • learnings and insights turned into practical value
  • international standardization and publications at academic conferences

Share knowledge, expand the community

  • 20+ years of industry experience for the community
  • free-of-charge web-based trainings and publically available white papers
  • meet at the Industry events around the globe

SysEleven understands the importance of multi and hybrid cloud solutions and is able to plan and efficiently implement these complex infrastructures. It’s nice to have such a competent partner in our partner network

Harald KrienerManager Business Development DirectCLOUD - DE-CIX Management GmbH

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