The DE-CIX route servers tag all prefixes with certain BGP communities to indicate their origin. You can use this information to determine where a certain prefix has been injected into the DE-CIX switching platform.
RPKI at the DE-CIX route servers increase the security of the Internet routing system and support the adoption of RPKI. The adoption is essential to Internet security, and beneficial for all peers and their customers.
Blackholing is typically used to fight massive DDoS attacks which congest the physical connection between DE-CIX and a customer router. Have a look at our detailed description how Blackholing works at DE-CIX.
There are multiple options for how you can connect to the DE-CIX interconnection platforms in Europe, North America, the Middle East, and Asia. If you are unsure how to get connected to DE-CIX, download our handy guide with details of all the different options.
Step by step guide to connecting to Microsoft Azure with DE-CIX DirectCLOUD
This guide will give you step by step instructions on how to connect to Microsoft Azure using the DE-CIX DirectCLOUD services. Benefit from direct, secure access to Microsoft's services, download the guide now.
This guide provides an overview of the benefits of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud and introduces carriers and ISPs to the relevant services that make up the platform. It serves as a quick product guide and informative booklet for directly connecting to AWS via DE-CIX’s DirectCLOUD service.
How to connect to Microsoft via DE-CIX's DirectCLOUD
This technical guide provides an overview of the functionalities and benefits of Microsoft Cloud Services and introduces the relevant services as well as the business models, ordering workflows and processes involved with connecting customers to the Azure cloud.