27 September 2019

7.2 Terabits per second: New data world record at DE-CIX

Data traffic at DE-CIX in Frankfurt went through the roof in September and set a new world record at more than 7.2 Terabits per second. Never before has so much data per second been exchanged at an Internet Exchange; the previous all-time peak at DE-CIX Frankfurt, also world record, had been 6.8 Terabits per second. With the new record, DE-CIX in Frankfurt remains in position No. 1 worldwide as the Internet Exchange with the greatest amount of data exchanged.

900+ connected networks, 40 Terabits connected capacity

At DE-CIX Frankfurt, more than 920 ASNs are connected, and connected capacity exceeds 40 Terabits. With this many networks, DE-CIX Frankfurt not only is the No. 1 worldwide in regards to peak traffic, but also in regards of connected networks. A list of all connected ASNs can be found here.