LONDON (03/02/2000) - In an attempt to service the growing European Internet market, the London Internet Exchange (LINX) will expand its IE (Internet Exchange) point to a third center and has picked InterXion NV to provide the service, the Netherlands-based company announced.
InterXion, which develops and operates trading and distribution hubs, will use its IE center in London to provide the neutral and secure facilities for LINX, the company said last week.
LINX, the nonprofit U.K. ISP (Internet service provider) partnership, oversees IE points between ISPs within the U.K. as well as between the U.K. and the rest of the world.
InterXion operates IE centers in Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Paris, as well as London, and has plans to expand to Brussels, Dusseldorf, Lyon, Madrid, Milan, Stockholm and Vienna, the company said.
Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
InterXion, headquartered in Amsterdam, can be contacted at +31-20-880-7700, or at http://www.interxion.com/. LINX, in Peterborough, England, can be contacted at +44-1733-705000, or at http://www.linx.net/.