WELCOME

In 1995, the world’s leading Internet Exchange was founded. From customers to partners to our employees – the story of DE-CIX is impossible

WITHOUT
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INTERCONNECTION STORIES

THE
AFRICAN
HUB

“We are well-positioned to fulfill our vision – which is to transform Angola into an African hub and maintain our contribution in developing the telecom industry.”

Antonio Núnes, CEO of Angola Cables, talks about his first contact with the Internet, the company’s goals and what the Internet will become in the future.

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INTERCONNECTION STORIES

THE EARLY
DAYS

The public Internet has come a long way from the days of screeching modems and making a cup of coffee while the web page loads. Find out how it all began!

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INTERCONNECTION STORIES

THE BLOOD
VESSELS

“DE-CIX has the role of the heart, and we are the blood vessels out into the regions.” Bringing the outlying regions online for the modern Internet with fiber-optic networks is GasLINE’s company mission. Read on in the interview with Managing Director Wolfgang Rinner.

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INTERCONNECTION STORIES

THE NETWORK
THAT FUELS
THE WORLD

The Internet relies on the different actors of the interconnection value-chain. Without data centers, carriers, ISPs, hardware & software providers, the network that fuels our modern world could not exist. Find out more about their exciting contributions!

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THE STORY OF DE-CIX

WITHOUT
DE-CIX

The history of the Internet would have taken a different path. How did the interconnection of three ISPs in Frankfurt become the world’s leading Internet Exchange?

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ORIGINAL VOICES

WITHOUT
YOU

“1995 was a very exciting time. As the CEO of a consulting firm, I helped the German software industry to develop – and quickly realized that this was a new era.”

Harald A. Summa
CEO DE-CIX

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YOU WITHOUT

ORIGINAL VOICES

Ivo A. Ivanov
CEO DE-CIX International

WITHOUT
YOU

“The Internet would not be as good as it is today. Why? Because together we create resilient and robust digital infrastructures, and this is the foundation of a better Internet.”

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ORIGINAL VOICES

Dr. Thomas King
CTO DE-CIX

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YOU

“In 1995, I was a student attending high school. I had a small room filled with computers – and I was already interconnecting them.” 

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PEOPLE BEHIND DE-CIX

WITHOUT
THE STAFF

The past 25 years of interconnection would have never been possible without our employees. Get to know them!

Fırat Cem Tuncel

Meet the whole staff

 

 

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VOICES OF THE INTERNET

WITHOUT
OUR PARTNERS

The Internet as we know it today would not exist. Find out how they are continuing to shape the Internet!

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PEAK MOMENTS

The development of DE-CIX is closely linked to the big milestones in Internet history. Find out how DE-CIX’ traffic increased – and how the Internet became what it is today.

INTERNET
MILESTONES

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ANNIVERSARY SHOW

Welcome to
the show «

Thank you for joining the DE-CIX Virtual 25 Years Anniversary Show. It would not have been the same WITHOUT YOU!

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