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Internet Exchange: Peering Solutions

Reduce costs and improve your network performance by participating in the rich peering ecosystem at Iron Mountain data centers.
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What is Peering?

Peering is a process that allows two separate internet networks to connect and exchange traffic without having to pay a third party to carry the traffic across the internet for them.

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Peering at Iron Mountain

Increase operational efficiency, resiliency and performance while reducing costs by connecting to internet peering at Iron Mountain data centers.

Reach major strategic internet exchange point from a dedicated port within our Meet-Me-Rooms, via our Metro Wave, via Private Network Transport or through one of our SDN partners.

Peering helps reduce latency, improve security and provide greater control over network traffic.

At Iron Mountain data centers, you can establish peering relationships with thousands of networks from Iron Mountain data centers across the world.

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IRON MOUNTAIN PEERING BENEFITS

  • Access the largest peering exchanges in the world like AMS-IX, LINX and DE-CIX
  • For greater capacity and control, establish private peering with our 1,250+ customers
  • Exchange traffic and extend your network to regions
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ONE TRUSTED PARTNER – FLEXIBLE NETWORK SOLUTIONS

Cloud On-Ramp

Cloud On-Ramp

Iron Mountain Cloud On-Ramp Services connect you to the cloud service provider of your choice. You can leverage our cloud on-ramp port, contract with an SDN partner, secure a dedicated wave or access dark fiber to a regional interconnection port.
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Cross Connect

Choose a rapidly deployable campus wide Cross Connect and take confidence in the security, compliance and scalability of an Iron Mountain data center. Provision a Cross Connect to access strategic connection points.
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IP Transit

Iron Mountain partners with strategic local, national and global network carriers to provide blended and dedicated IP transit services to our clients that require choice, resiliency and high availability.
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Metro Wave

Dedicated, diverse and fully tested optical 10 and 100Gbps waves allow you to rapidly scale your connectivity to strategic regional interconnection points for as low as $350 per month.
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Peering

Reach major strategic Internet peering exchange points from a dedicated port within our Meet-Me-Rooms, via our Metro Wave and private transport services, or through one of our SDN partners.
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Private Network Transport

Rapidly deployable point-to-point L2 connectivity is available between our data centers, strategic connection points, peering exchanges, and other data centers leveraging Iron Mountain’s network backbone.

ONE TRUSTED PARTNER – FLEXIBLE NETWORK SOLUTIONS

Carrier-Neutral Colocation

Hybrid IT Enablement: Carrier Access

Accessing the right network providers when architecting the optimal hybrid IT environment is critical for performance, security and cost-effectiveness. Choose from hundreds of carriers via metro connects and exchanges.
Cloud-Neutral Colocation

Hybrid IT Enablement: Cloud Access

Another core component of hybrid IT is accessing the multiple clouds used in IT services delivery. Deploy non-cloud workloads in an Iron Mountain data center and then easily connect to Alibaba, AWS, Azure, Google, IBM, Oracle, and Iron Cloud storage.
Data Center Services

Hybrid IT Enablement: Services Access

Have human resource gaps thanks to a challenging hybrid IT initiative? Extend your IT capabilities and increase speed-to-market without long-term commitments with an Iron Mountain-vetted managed services or professional IT services partner.
Peering, SDN and Service Exchanges

Peering & Exchange Access

Extend network reach, optimize costs, and maximize efficiency by accessing peering and SDN exchanges from an Iron Mountain data center. Options include Epsilon, IX Reach, Megaport, PacketFabric, AMS-IX, NL-ix, LINX, and MMR’s in top US markets.
Underground Data Centers

Dedicated Internet Access

Need a reliable, cost-effective and quick connectivity solution for your data center install? Choose Iron Mountain’s multi-homed managed BGP dedicated Internet access for small speeds up to enterprise network requirements.
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Regional Connectivity Options

Most Iron Mountain data centers offer regional connectivity options such as metro cross connects to the regional carrier hotels as well as intra-site connectivity between other Iron Mountain data centers. Rates and options vary by data center.
Data Center Migration Services

Data Center Migration Services

Interested in going colo, but don’t have the resources to make the move? Add Iron Mountain data center migration services to your agreement. Get help with basic cabinet moves up to a 360-degree consulting project with dependency mapping and more.
Remote Data Center Management DCIM

Remote Data Center Management

Need help with server reboots, cabling, security upgrades, asset tracking, or other project? Our certified engineers are reliable, responsive, and ready to help on-demand, 24x7x365. We also offer 24-hour data center montoring to ensure optimal end-user experience at all times.
Digital Transformation Solutions

Add-on Digital Transformation Services

Did you know Iron Mountain offers data protection, offsite tape vaulting, backup and disaster recovery, automated workflow management, and digital imaging that can easily be added to your data center agreement? Learn more here!

TRUSTED BY 225,000+ CUSTOMERS INCLUDING 95% OF THE FORTUNE 1000

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CUSTOMER CASE STUDY

CUSTOMER / INDUSTRY
AMS-IX - Internet Exchange

SELECTED OFFERING
Iron Mountain Data Centers, Interconnection

REQUIREMENTS
Scalability, Interconnection

THE CHALLENGE

AMS-IX, which has been operating at the core of the internet for more than 25 years, needed to find a trusted partner to help grow their peering interconnection at a massive scale. The organization's goal is to provide interconnection so that end-users enjoy fast, stable, cost-effective online experiences. Security, uptime, available ecosystems and a strategic location were key factors in their search for a data center.

THE RESULTS

With Iron Mountain, AMS-IX found the strategic Amsterdam location they were looking for, along with top-tier reliability, quality infrastructure and the highest levels of security. The strategic location, which is in close proximity to additional European ecosystems, will allow AMS-IX to grow even further in the future.

IN THEIR WORDS

“In a few short years, Iron Mountain and AMS-IX have achieved great things together, not only in terms of interconnection growth, which has been impressive, but in building a deep and innovative relationship where the levels of trust are high enough for us to try out new technologies and solutions together.” 
- AMS-IX CEO

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Website: ams-ix.net


Why Choose Iron Mountain?

Speed-to-Market

Faster Time to Market

When you choose Iron Mountain, there’s no need to negotiate with multiple carriers and service providers. We enable you to rapidly provision and access the network services you need, all on one contract.
Negotiate Better Costs

Scale Fearlessly

Iron Mountain has built a network ecosystem that can handle any scale network requirement from 100Mbps to 100Gbps, in one market or across a multi-site global deployment. Connect locally or globally via our portfolio of data centers in strategic markets worldwide.
Proven Track Record

Flexibility

When it comes to network connectivity, you have options. Iron Mountain is carrier neutral. Choose any provider and any route. Select what you need for your business, and we’ll take care of the rest.
Risk Mitigation

Proven Track Record

Iron Mountain has protected mission-critical assets since 1951 and is trusted by some of the most highly regulated industries. We offer federal-grade security and one of the most comprehensive compliance programs in the industry.
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