An Internet exchange is a marketplace that allows Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to directly interconnect networks and exchange IP traffic. Peering is the exchange between two independent networks for the benefit of both networks. CoreSite data centers offer access to a variety of peering exchanges, including the CoreSite Any2Exchange® for Internet peering, as well as leading global peering exchanges such as AMS-IX, DE-CIX, LINX, NYIIX, United IX, and BBIX.
Owned and operated by CoreSite, the Any2Exchange for Internet peering is the second-largest peering exchange in the United States and is available from any of our data center locations.Learn more
CoreSite offers connectivity to some of the world’s top Internet exchanges, providing customers interconnection and peering opportunities through simple, direct connections.View exchanges
The Internet is a global system of interconnected networks - essentially a network of networks. An Internet exchange is a marketplace that allows Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to directly interconnect these networks and exchange IP traffic.
ISPs can avoid the costs of third-party networks.
Peering creates faster, more direct data flows with fewer network hops.
Peering increases available paths, which improves routing, efficiency and fault tolerance.
Blended IP combines multiple upstream ISP providers and local internet exchanges (including the CoreSite Any2Exchange®) in order get you the highest speed data transfer vs. a single internet carrier.
CoreSite cross connects provide access to a dynamic ecosystem of customer networks, facilitating traffic exchange, reinforcing network resiliency and enabling disaster recovery.
Inter-site connectivity creates a virtual extension between sites, allowing you to expand capacity or augment network access to enable growth within your region.
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