Nikhef part of AFIBER backbone network

Nikhef and AFIBER signed an agreement where Nikhef provides data center facilities at one of our core point-of-presence locations. Customers can now obtain direct connectivity with the Nikhef facilities and other data centers on our network.

Nikhef studies the interactions and structure of all elementary particles and fields at the smallest distance scale and the highest attainable energy. Nikhef coordinates and leads the Dutch experimental activities in these fields and operates data center and computing facilities.


These data center and interconnect facilities are an important connectivity hub in The Netherlands. More information on Nikhef


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AFIBER empowers clients with software controlled, network-independent optical transmission services. We operate fiber networks with elastic optical transmission capabilities. Clients range from national SMB’s to global enterprises with over $100bn in yearly revenues.


The company’s strength – delivering mission critical connectivity, optical networking and implementing innovative technology, quickly and accurately – is at the core of the company.


AFIBER services are build on the company’s core strength: leveraging technology and connectivity efficiencies to allow customers integrate, distribute and manage high performance data transport across organizations, data centers and customers more effectively.


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