MIAMI & MADRID, Spain--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Terremark Worldwide, Inc. (AMEX:TWW), a leading operator of integrated Internet exchanges and a global provider of managed IT infrastructure solutions for government and private sectors, today announced that Espanix, Spain’s largest Internet Exchange, has approved Terremark’s NAP de las Americas Madrid facility in Spain to serve as the first Remote Access Point for the Espanix exchange.
Terremark will provide Espanix and its members with secure and redundant internet infrastructure, colocation space and power. As a result, Espanix members collocated at Terremark’s Madrid facility will be able to have access to other Espanix members located at the core Espanix node.
Espanix is a non-profit association composed of the most important telecom operators in Spain. Espanix' mission is to promote the exchange of Internet traffic in Spain. Currently, Espanix handles more than 70 gigs per second and 95% of the Internet traffic exchanged in Spain.
“As Spain continues to experience enormous growth in the use of Internet, it has become mission-critical for us at Espanix to expand our capabilities to another secure, and reliable facility that will provide our members with sufficient capacity to grow,” said Cristobal López Cañas, Managing Director for Espanix. “Expanding to the NAP de las Americas Madrid, with its other sister NAPs around the world including Terremark’s flagship facility in Miami, will enhance our ability to serve our members in a reliable and cost-effective manner.”
“Having a Espanix Remote Point of Access at the NAP de las Americas Madrid is further proof of the value of our NAP model,” said Manuel D. Medina, Chairman and CEO of Terremark Worldwide Inc. “We firmly believe that Terremark is the partner of choice for Internet exchanges like Espanix, who can entrust the expansion of their mission-critical infrastructure to us for a secure, reliable and cost-effective solution.”
Espanix is a non-profit private association, composed of the 34 most important telecommunications operators in Spain. Their mission is to promote the exchange of Internet traffic in Spain. Founded in 1997, Espanix is the principal neutral Internet exchange in Spain and the third European Internet exchange (after London and Amsterdam), based on traffic volume in the European Union. Espanix currently handles 70 gigs per second of traffic and 95% of the total Internet exchange in Spain. Espanix is a founding member of Euro-IX, the European association formed by 20 of the neutral Internet exchanges in Europe. More information about Espanix can be found at www.espanix.net.
About Terremark Worldwide, Inc.
Terremark Worldwide, Inc. (AMEX:TWW) is a leading operator of integrated Internet exchanges and a global provider of managed IT infrastructure solutions for government and private sectors. Terremark delivers its portfolio of services from seven locations in the U.S., Europe and Latin America and from four service aggregation and distribution locations, which aggregate network traffic and distribute network-based services in Europe and Asia to meet specific customer needs. Terremark’s flagship facility, the NAP of the Americas, is the model for the carrier-neutral Internet exchanges the company has in Santa Clara, California (NAP of the Americas/West), in Sao Paulo, Brazil (NAP do Brasil) and in Madrid, Spain (NAP de las Americas Madrid). The carrier-neutral NAP of the Americas is a state-of-the-art facility that provides exchange point, colocation and managed services. Terremark is headquartered at 2601 S. Bayshore Drive, 9th Floor, Miami, Florida, USA, (305) 856-3200. More information about Terremark Worldwide can be found at www.terremark.com.
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