SANTA CLARA, Calif. and LONDON, UK -- IIX Inc., the global software-defined interconnection company, today announced that it has acquired IX Reach Limited, a global network solutions provider and number one partner to leading Internet Exchange Points around the world.
With this acquisition, the combined organizations expand their global interconnection footprint to more than 150 Points of Presence (PoP) across various regions in North America, Europe, Middle East and Asia. The expansion will also bring the company’s software-defined interconnection platform into more markets across the globe, enabling simple, secure and programmable direct network connections between content providers, cloud application providers and other enterprises.
Stephen Wilcox, IX Reach’s Founder and CEO has been appointed IIX’s President of EMEA and Chief of Global Networks. He brings more than 17 years of management experience in the technology sector to the company. Stephen led the global expansion of IX Reach into multiple regions in Europe, North America, the Middle East and Asia. In addition to founding IX Reach in 2007, Stephen previously served in various senior roles with such companies as Google, Renesys, Telecomplete and U-NET. He was also a 10-year member of the board of directors for the London Internet Exchange.
The financial terms of the acquisition agreement were not disclosed.