Aliso Viejo , California – (The Hosting News) – November 21, 2008 – Web hosting services firm, Alentus Corporation, to benefit from peering its Internet traffic, has joined the other 300 networks across the London Internet Exchange.
John Macleod, CTO of Alentus Corporation noted, ”As our network continues to grow globally it is important not only to provide a greater means for connectivity to our clients, but to contribute to the global internet infrastructure as well. LINX facilitates a peering network that not only spans the UK, but also multiple continents, allowing us to reach out through our peers to our clients in those nations as well.”
The London Internet Exchange (LINX) is one of the world’s largest Internet Exchange Points (IXPs). LINX has acted as the focus for development of the Internet infrastructure in the UK and, increasingly, the infrastructure between Europe, North America, Asia and Australasia. The peering arrangement allows Alentus to exchange traffic with other members of the LINX exchange, providing greater opportunities for connectivity with the Alentus Global Network.
Richard Yule, Sales and Marketing Manager at the London Internet Exchange commented, ”With 300 networks in over 40 countries, we have one of the most diverse and wide-ranging memberships of any Internet exchange point in the world. As an expanding global hosting provider, Alentus is a very attractive peering proposition for our members and we are delighted to welcome them to LINX.”
LINX is a mutually owned membership association for operators of Internet Protocol networks. Established in 1994, LINX provides a neutral interconnection facility and peering platform while also representing the interests of its 298 members on matters of public policy. The LINX platform has a global reputation for quality, performance and technical excellence and as a result, is able to access 175,000 Internet routes reaching in excess of 40 countries from Europe, North America, the Middle East, the Far East, Australasia and Africa.
Alentus Corporation is based in Laguna Niguel, California, with Data Center and Network Operations Center facilities in Edmonton, Alberta. The company provides Windows web hosting, SharePoint Hosting, SQL Hosting, Microsoft Exchange hosting, and Windows Dedicated Servers to thousands of small- to medium-sized companies and customized solutions to larger organizations including many Fortune 500 clients. Alentus is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and in discussions with several North American and European hosting and managed services providers to further enhance network and service offerings.
For more information about LINX, please visit: www.linx.net.
To learn more about Alentus Internet Services, please visit: www.alentus.com.