Data center service provider Web Werks announced earlier today that it’s primary data center located in the city of Mumbai, India has been the recipient of the DC OIX-2 international certification. The data center, a 30000 square feet carrier neutral colocation facility, is one of the few Indian & South Asian data centers to meet the requirements of this standard.
Webwerks say this DC OIX-2 certification is the benchmark among it’s class, and that receiving this certification signifies it offers premium colocation for core IP networks, content and cloud platforms, as well as non-discriminatory access to all network providers. They further claim that this highlights their position to advance OIX’s efforts in improving the global landscape of data centers by adhering to uniform standards and practices.
Co-founder of the Open-IX Assotiation, David Temkin was positive in his remarks, saying:
The Open-IX Association is pleased to grant OIX-2 certification to Web Werks data center facility in Mumbai. We are excited to see better standards for data center interconnection and Internet exchanges continuously being adopted within key markets across the globe.
For CEO of Web Werks, Nikhil Rathi, this is only the beginning, as he says:
Web Werks is a proud supporter of Open-IX. Improving network efficiencies by supporting interconnections, open peering and services to our customers has always been the priority in our mission in building the next generation data centers in India.