The history of Linx

Linx was founded in the year 2000, and was originally built and operated as a wholesale connectivity services provider. We pioneered the low-latency connectivity and secure data center categories in our region of focus, supporting our customers in growing their business across the borders.

Today, Linx is headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, with 10 local offices across the regions. Due to the interconnected data center facilities, and an extensive Eastern and Central European connectivity network, the company serves as a bridge between the West and the East.

 

2014
IT-network in Eastern-Europe

Linxtelecom Network further expands adding to its roadmap Almaty in Kazakhstan.

2013
IT-network in Russia

Linx launches its LinxCloud solution in Russia.

2012
IT-network in Poland

Linx opened their new data center facility in Warsaw, Poland. LinxCloud, the company's own cloud platform, was officially implemented. The Linx announces the roll-out of its new best-of-breed Cloud solution (IaaS) – LinxCloud

2011
International datatraffic

Linx opened one of the largest and most advanced data centers in Russia: the Linxdatacenter in St. Petersburg.

 

2010
Brandname

IT-network in Scandinavia

Linx completes its Module 5 expansion in the Moscow data center and introduces the Linxdatacenter brand name. This expansion increases the data center capacity with additional 100 racks and five new Disaster Recovery Offices. We have acquired ‘Warsaw DC Sp Z o.o.’ and started constructing our own data center in the center of Warsaw.

2007
Cloudsolutions

To provide the highest possible value to our customers in Russia, we have acquired “WideXs Russia” with its technically advanced data center in Moscow, consisting of 2,000 sq m. of highly advanced colocation and hosting space. Linxdatacenter in Moscow was put in commercial operation. Furthermore we continued to grow and expand the international telecom operations through new entities in UK and Georgia.

 

2006
Colocation

Linx expands further its geographical presence through establishing entities in Hungary, Germany and Ukraine.

 

2003
Connectivity

Norby was acquired to gain control of the data transmission network Metro in Tallin and VoIP –IP telephony and expand its geographical coverage in Estonia. The data center in Tallinn was successfully put into commercial operation.

 

2002
Datatraffic

Linx invests into the Baltic Sea Submarine Cable and expands its international presence with a Swedish and Finish entities.

2001
Datamanagement

We have started expanding our business across the borders. Entities in Russia, Estonia, Poland, Latvia and Lithuania were incorporated or acquired.

 

2000
Linx

Founders establish Linx Telecommunications B.V. (Linxtelecom), which was the start for Linx.

 

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