London Internet Exchange spreads wings to US

London Internet Exchange (LINX) is expanding its reach into one of the USA’s busiest Internet traffic areas, with its first redundant fiber optic network in the country.
LINX’ is utilizing a fully underground network in the US state of North Virginia, an area chief executive John Souter enjoys one of the highest concentrations of web traffic in the country. Networking services firm FiberLight supplied the network, which connects three switching points of presence (PoP) and will handle exchange of local and global Internet traffic.
Souter says the network is the firm’s first in the US state, and will benefit “businesses and consumers through cost savings and increased performance.”