Posts Tagged ‘Equinix’

Ericsson & Equinix help enterprises leverage multi-cloud advantages

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

Ericsson and Equinix have developed a joint offering for enterprises to reap the true benefits of hybrid cloud and multi cloud adoption. The offering leverages the Equinix Cloud Exchange (ECX) and Apcera platform from Ericsson.

The joint offering leverages the Equinix Cloud Exchange (ECX) and Apcera platform from Ericsson.

The joint offering leverages the Equinix Cloud Exchange (ECX) and Apcera platform from Ericsson.

The initial target enterprises will be finance and insurance companies in South East Asia and Oceania to help solve their challenges on data compliance and regulation and at the same time give the agility that enterprises need.

Highlights of the joint offering

  • Ericsson to provide Apcera Platform to deploy any application, on any cloud infrastructure, at speed, without the risk.
  • Equinix to provide secure high performance interconnections to multiple clouds via Equinix Cloud Exchange.
  • Initial target enterprises will be finance and insurance companies in South East Asia and Oceania to help solve their data compliance and regulation challenges.

The finance and insurance industry have strict compliance regulations on data and this brings limitations for them to deploy a multi-cloud strategy.

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Equinix expands Data Center capacity in Singapore

Saturday, April 20th, 2013

Equinix has launched its third data center in Singapore and is expanding its second facility to meet strong demand for data center services in Singapore.

Looking towards the future as Equinix breaks the ground for its 3rd data center in Singapore.

Looking towards the future as Equinix breaks the ground for its 3rd data center in Singapore.

Equinix will be expanding the company’s footprint in Singapore and the Asia-Pacific region with development of a third International Business Exchange and expansion of its second data center.

“We recognize the increasing demand for cloud and interconnection services as well as changing security requirements from both local and multinational organizations in Singapore,” said Samuel Lee, President, Equinix Asia Pacific.

Scheduled to open in the second half of 2014, SG3 will further extend Platform Equinix to meet strong demand for premium interconnection and data center services in Singapore from financial and cloud companies.

With a proposed investment of US$50–US$55M, the first phase will provide 1,000 cabinets.

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Data center provider Equinix launches Marketplace service

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Equinix has introduced the Equinix Marketplace, a new service that enables any company with a presence in any Equinix International Business Exchange (IBX) data center to quickly find and directly connect to a global value-chain of more than 4,000 potential partners, customers and suppliers of digital services.

Equinix is a provider of global data center servicesEquinix Marketplace soughts to help companies more effectively reach new customers, offer new services, and connect to members of their digital supply chain to improve application performance, reduce cost and generate revenue.

By creating a custom profile and storefront in the Equinix Marketplace, sellers of services, ranging from network connectivity to private clouds to alternative trading systems, can drive sales by promoting their services to other participants—thousands of potential customers or partners that are a simple cross-connect away in Equinix data centers.

“AboveNet is excited about the opportunity to participate in the Equinix Marketplace. The Equinix Marketplace provides AboveNet an additional marketing channel to reach prospective customers to deliver our low latency High Bandwidth Connectivity solutions to Equinix facilities,” said Nick Ridolfi, senior vice president of sales for AboveNet.Currently, the vertical ecosystems inside Equinix data centers include companies such as Bloomberg, Verizon, Syniverse, GoGrid, and Abovenet.  These companies are already connecting and doing business with customers and partners that are also inside Equinix, and now the Equinix Marketplace makes it even easier to do so.

Platform Equinix is home to ecosystems containing thousands of digital-driven enterprises including more than 700 cloud and IT service providers, 675 high-performance backbone and mobile networks, 450 online media, content and advertising destinations, and 600 electronic trading and financial market participants.

Buyers, on the other hand, can quickly locate the right services in the right data center locations from the suppliers now available in the Equinix Marketplace. This reduces the time-to-market to integrate with new partners and deploy new services, to reduce costs and improve the performance and efficiency of their digital supply chain.