Buoyed by growth of African peering communities, NAPAfrica reaches top 15 of the world's largest IXPs

18 May 2018

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Teraco, Africa's only vendor neutral data centre, has announced that Africa's largest Internet Exchange Point (IXP), NAPAfrica is now ranked in the top 15 of the largest global IXPs.

Teraco, Africa's only vendor neutral data centre, has announced that Africa's largest Internet Exchange Point (IXP), NAPAfrica is now ranked in the top 15 of the largest global IXPs.

This ranking position is in terms of the number of unique ASNs or peering members across the IXP. Andrew Owens, Technical Manager - Interconnection & Peering, Teraco, says that NAPAfrica has 323 members and has truly established itself as the interconnection and content hub for sub-Saharan Africa, connecting to over 350 unique ASN's servicing 16 countries. Read the full article on ITWeb Africa here.