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MDC Newsroom

30 Sep, 2021 3 minutes

G-Core Labs S.A., an international provider of cloud and edge solutions based in Luxembourg, has officially selected MDC Data Centers to establish a new point of presence as part of their strategy to develop network infrastructure to service Latin America.

The company recently announced its mission to establish new points of presence in the region to tackle the difficult problem of transmitting heavy-demand content, like online gaming, securely and at low latencies.

G-Core Labs’ content delivery network includes more than 100 points of presence spanning over 5 continents, more than 70 cities, and boasts over 5000 peering partners with a network capacity of 50+Tbit/sec. 

G-Core Labs’ new expansion into MDC Data Centers in McAllen, TX allows the company to tap into the neutral ecosystem where the majority of Mexican networks come for interconnection and peering. This point of presence positions G-Core Labs S.A. strategically to serve Mexico, which is home to the largest digital gaming market in Latin America, valued at $1.8 billion USD in 2019, even outperforming countries like Brazil or Argentina.

MDC has long been recognized as the gateway to Mexico, offering colocation services in several border cities in Texas and Arizona, coupled with international fiber crossings and a unique approach to neutrality. MDC also operates the MEX-IX, an internet exchange that services the Mexican market that recently set a record for peak traffic by reaching 130Gbps.

“G-Core Labs’ first-class performance for low-latency applications will substantially improve the experience of end-users in Mexico, particularly for gamers and streamers in general,” said Joel Pacheco, CRO of MDC Data Centers. “The benefit also extends to our growing community in the MEX-IX that now has G-Core Labs available for public peering.”

About G-Core Labs

G-Core Labs is an international cloud and edge leader in content delivery, public cloud, hosting, and security solutions for any business headquartered in Luxembourg, whose global infrastructure is included in the Guinness Book of Records.

G-Core Labs provides a wide range of services for customers of all industries that develop their business online. The company’s services include public cloud, managed hosting, content delivery network (CDN), an advanced media platform for professional broadcasts and streaming of any complexity, protection against DDoS attacks of any level, protection against malicious bots, cloud content storage, etc. G-Core Labs built its own global infrastructure on all continents with the best CDN performance in Europe, Russia, and the CIS. The network has 100+ points of presence located in more than 70 cities around the world in reliable Tier IV and Tier III data centers.

About MDC Data Centers

MDC Data Centers helps network operators, content providers, and enterprises interconnect with major Network Service Providers on the US border with Mexico. The company is considered one of the fastest-growing data centers in South Texas, presenting a unique offer of reliable colocation services with a fiber crossing infrastructure to bring networks across the border. Due to its geographic proximity to Mexico, MDC serves this emerging market allowing American and International carriers to connect to the largest concentration of Mexican networks in carrier-neutral facilities. 

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