January 20, 2016 01:00 ET

DE-CIX Appoints Bulent Sen as Regional Director of Turkey

Industry Professional to Develop DE-CIX Istanbul and the Surrounding Markets

FRANKFURT, GERMANY--(Marketwired - Jan 20, 2016) - DE-CIX, the world's leading Internet exchange operator, announces the appointment of Bülent Şen as the Regional Director of Turkey. In this role, Şen is responsible for developing DE-CIX Istanbul. DE-CIX's Internet exchange in Istanbul delivers carrier and data-center neutral Internet exchange services for Internet service providers from Turkey, the Caucasus region, Persia and the Middle East.

Şen brings over 20 years of sales, marketing and management experience in the ICT and telecommunications industry to the position. His results focused approach has proven effective in growing companies and establishing meaningful relationships with customers in various global regions, including Europe and the Middle East. Prior to joining DE-CIX, Şen provided strategic consulting, including business and sales strategy development, in his position as a Business Development Consultant for Gulf Bridge International (GBI). Additionally, he also served as the Regional Sales Director Turkey, Caspian and MENA for Türk Telekom International.

"It's our pleasure to welcome Bülent to DE-CIX," states Ivo Ivanov, Head of Strategic Development at DE-CIX. "Istanbul's Internet traffic is on the rise, making interconnection in the region more important than ever. Bülent will play a key role in developing the market by interconnecting our community of customers carrying traffic to and from the region, providing more direct, low latency routes for their traffic streams."

For more information about DE-CIX Istanbul and DE-CIX's global Internet exchanges, please visit the DE-CIX website.

About DE-CIX Istanbul

DE-CIX Istanbul is a carrier and data center-neutral Internet exchange distributed across multiple data centers in Istanbul and also available in data centers in Ankara, Bursa and Izmir. The exchange offers Internet service providers a neutral interconnection point to get more control over their IP routing, boost their users' Internet experience and save network costs.

Founded in 1995, DE-CIX is the leading operator of Ethernet-based carrier and ISP interconnection (Peering) worldwide. More than 800 ISPs from over 60 countries use DE-CIX to handle a large fraction of their Internet traffic in Europe, North America and the Middle East. With 5.1+ Terabits per second of peak traffic, DE-CIX Frankfurt is the world's leading Internet exchange. DE-CIX is your one-stop-shop for peering, interconnection and additional IX services.

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