27 January 2022

DE-CIX 2021 in numbers

After 2020's year of peaks and records, in 2021 the global data traffic stabilized at a high level, with steady growth across the regions.

The total traffic volume flowing over DE-CIX Internet Exchanges came to more than 38 exabytes. This is equivalent to the storage capacity of more than 300 million smartphones, each with 128 GB of storage space! The total data throughput increased by about 20 percent from 2020.

Get all the numbers in our infographic.

2021 in numbers infographic

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