July 23, 2014 07:00 ET

Former Equinix and Savvis Executive Joins IIX Board of Directors

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - July 23, 2014) - IIX Inc. (IIX), a leading provider of direct interconnection solutions, announced today that Philip J. Koen has joined IIX's Board of Directors.

Phil Koen has more than 20 years of C-level industry experience. He is currently chairman and CEO of Intermedia, the world's largest one-stop shop for cloud IT services and business applications. His distinguished career includes serving as CEO of Savvis, a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprises. Prior to that, he served as President and COO of Equinix, the leading provider of network-neutral data centers and Internet exchange services. Koen also served as Equinix's CFO and has held a number of senior executive positions at other leading technology firms. Koen currently serves on the Board of Trustees at Webster University and was formerly on the boards of Infinera Corp and Proofpoint.

"As more organizations around the world move critical application environments to the cloud, the market for global network interconnection solutions are experiencing a radical growth and transformation," said Phil Koen. "IIX's breakthrough software and interconnection platform and experienced leadership place IIX at the forefront of this transformation. I look forward to working with IIX as it leads the growth of the new and growing category of direct interconnection."

"Phil's vast experience in leading Equinix and Savvis -- industry leaders in interconnection services, cloud infrastructure and hosted IT services companies is invaluable to IIX as we take our business to the next phase," said Al Burgio, founder and CEO of IIX. "With Phil's appointment to our Board, IIX will benefit significantly from his experience as an innovative and highly respected business leader."

About IIX
IIX Inc., based in Silicon Valley, California, is a Global Network Peering and Internet Exchange solutions provider. The IIX PeeringCloud™ is a robust solution that enables IIX customers to connect to leading Internet Exchange Points (IXPs) via a single interconnection from anywhere in the world. IIX's solutions allow customers to gain more control, improve security, reduce costs associated with IP transit delivery, optimize network performance and extend reach across the globe. IIX customers include content providers, data center providers, Internet Service Providers (ISPs), carriers and other enterprises globally. To learn more about IIX, visit

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