Mumbai Convergence Hub Recognized as a Top Digital Innovator at 2017 Digital India Summit

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Mumbai IX announced that it has been honored as a Top Digital Innovator at the 2017 Digital India Summit organized by the Internet and Mobile Association of India in the Good for Organization category for the Peering Exchange Hub project, held in New Delhi, 23rd March 2017. The Digital India Summit and Awards, recognize the achievements of leading Indian organizations which felicitate for digital initiative in the social and corporate world that are harnessing the power of ICT and digital tools to transform business processes, improve delivery of public services and create a positive impact on society.

Mumbai Internet Exchange is India’s only open peering exchange hub which allows content players and ISP’s to peer with others at a common point to improve network latency and save bandwidth.

Nikhil Rathi, Chief Contributor and Innovator, Mumbai Internet Exchange, said, “I’m proud of our Mumbai IX team, being recognized as one of the Top Digital Innovators is a great achievement and is a true honor and I’m thrilled that the company is being recognized in this way. We look forward to developing more innovative solutions for our country and our people; it’s all about making Internet affordable and accessible for billions in our country and improve the ecosystem.”

“This award not only recognizes our effort for improving the Indian digital ecosystem but is also evidence that India is innovating and improving on every front, be it through ‘Make in India‘ or ‘Digital India’ initiative,” said Vivin Varghese Meleadan, Chief Strategist, Mumbai IX.

“We are fortunate for Hosting Mumbai IX (MCH) at our Tier IV designed DC at Rabale and working with the team in bringing all major DNS root servers to India. Looking at the progress they have made, we believe our Internet costs will be decreased by over 40% in the coming years while the speeds will be substantially increased by 500%. We wish the team all success and hope they will bring innovation to our country and Internet community,” said Nishant Rathi, President, Web Werks Data Centers.

About Mumbai Internet Exchange

Mumbai IX is a non-profit, high-performance, high-availability and carrier-neutral meeting point for Indian and international content. The Peering participants include CDN Players, DNS Root Servers, Content Providers, Video Streaming Services, Social Media, Internet Service Providers etc.

About Web Werks India Pvt. Ltd.

Web Werks is an India-based Tier IV data center service provider with 5 carrier-neutral data centers in India and USA. Started in 1996, Web Werks has served several Fortune 500 companies with successful projects in the areas of Web Hosting, VPS Hosting, Colocation Services, Dedicated Servers, Cloud Platform, and Disaster Recovery Services.

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