It’s party time! We’re proud to be sponsoring the LINX116 member meeting social event later this month. LINX116 is one of LINX’s three annual member meetings and will take place on Thursday 26th to Friday 27th May 2022 at Manchester Central Convention Complex. This year, it will be an extra special event as it is LINX Manchester’s 10th birthday! So we just couldn’t resist joining the party and sponsoring the social, to help celebrate in our home city.
We became a LINX Manchester PoP (point of presence) back in September 2019, helping to extend LINX’s regional internet exchange in Manchester.
Multi-site deployment is key for a successful internet exchange and LINX tries to adopt this neutral approach across its whole network. It offers members choice of not only location, but of carrier partners too and also increases redundancy and resilience which remain as primary factors for any network looking to peer.
LINX Manchester was launched to keep traffic local and avoid back hauling data to and from London. The exchange proved popular with many of the large content delivery networks.
Manchester is one of the UK’s fastest-growing digital and media hubs, and home to some of the country’s most successful home-grown unicorns. With LINX Manchester, you can join them and interconnect directly at the UK’s top digital city. Whether you want to connect to partners, suppliers, or customers in the north of England, or use Manchester as a digital base to send traffic around the whole of the UK, LINX Manchester can help. Join a fast-growing network of members, and keep your traffic centralised and ready to move across the whole of the UK quickly, safely and cost effectively.
The LINX-Teledata partnership marks a real quality stamp for us as a carrier neutral data centre operator and it has been great news for our network intensive customer base, who continue to benefit significantly from peering on the LINX Manchester exchange directly from our site.
We have made it as cost effective and simple as possible to become a member and join the exchange, by offering free of charge cross connects and discounted rack space for connected members. We’re proud to be playing a key role in the future growth of the LINX exchange and helping to develop Manchester’s connectivity capabilities even further.
If you’re planning on attending the LINX116 member event, be sure to say hello, and we look forward to a catch up and a drink with you at the social - LINX Manchester’s 10th birthday party at Three Little Words in Manchester on the Thursday. See you there!