It’s an exciting day as we continue our worldwide quest to grow our global footprint of IP Anycast Points of Presence (POPs) around the world with the addition of our newest POP located in the capital city of Warsaw, Poland.
As per our Dyn Status post, this POP was injected into our IP Anycast network between 1800 and 2200 UTC today. As a strategic location, we expect Warsaw to reduce DNS latency in the Eastern Europe region and to enhance the level of redundancy we offer to our customers in that region.
Our Warsaw POP has been collocated with the PLIX DC, a carrier-neutral data center located in the downtown of Warsaw. PLIX DC is also home to the Polish Internet Exchange (PLIX), currently Poland’s largest Internet exchange, handling over 200Gb/sec of traffic on a daily basis.
Our data center operations team has been working hard to prepare equipment, get it shipped to the site and work with the PLIX DC team to get everything racked, stacked, connected and running. It’s a major accomplishment and we’re excited to see the results of their work turned up today. It’s pretty exciting to see a site go from blue (planned) to orange (active) on our Dyn Anycast Network Map!
With all of the excitement in bringing Warsaw online, we’d be remiss if we didn’t mention all of the other work we’ve been doing to enhance our infrastructure:
- We moved our Tokyo POP to a new data center, Equinix TY2, back in December.
- We moved our Singapore POP to a new data center, Equinix SG1, back in December.
- We’ve started an overhaul of our London POP to refresh and upgrade all of the systems currently serving Western Europe. A refresh and upgrade to our Chicago, IL, POP is also imminent.
- We’re actively pursing the identification, negotiation and turn up of two new POPs: Brazil and India.