G-Core Labs launches new PoP in Chile data centre


G-Core Labs begins a new phase of its content delivery infrastructure development in South America with the opening of its Point of Presence (PoP) in Chile.

Cloud and edge solutions provider G-Core Labs is expanding its presence in South America by opening a new PoP of its content delivery network in Santiago, Chile’s capital. The PoP is located in a Tier III data centre facility.

“In 2020 we are planning a significant growth of our infrastructure on the Latin American continent, where we want to open about five new points of presence,” said Dmitry Samoshkin, G-Core Labs vice president of products.

“We start with Chile, which is one of top five countries in the southern part of the New World in terms of internet penetration. More than 15 million people here regularly use the global network that is 82.3% of the country’s population.


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“The media and entertainment markets are actively developing in Chile, people buy in online stores and study in a remote format – and each of these cases needs a fast content delivery network, allowing companies to transfer powerful video streams with audience’s favourite movies, games or meetings and lectures broadcasts in a millisecond, as well as to accelerate online stores work. This is especially important in the current period of self-isolation.”

The global architecture of G-Core Labs content delivery network, located on five continents, and includes more than 60 PoPs, 5000+ peering partners, 300+ cash servers and the total network capacity is 10+ Tbit/sec.

Headquartered in Luxembourg, the company’s services include managed hosting, content delivery network (CDN), advanced media platform for professional broadcasts and streaming, protection against DDoS attacks of any level, cloud content storage etc.

G-Core Labs built its own global infrastructure on all continents (over 500 nodes in Tier III data centres) with CDNs in Europe, Russia and the CIS.

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