Highlights / Key Facts
Gartnerthe total public cloud services market size in 2011 was $91.4 billionand is forecast to grow to $206.6 billionin 2016. High growth rates will occur in emerging markets, including the top three growth countries of India, Indonesiaand China1. With the new point-of-presence in Equinix’s IBX data center in Hong Kong, Elastichosts can capitalize on the growing demand for cost-effective, scalable cloud services in the region.
- Elastichosts provides on-demand, scalable Cloud Servers, offering its customers flexibility while ensuring a high level of availability and performance. Its target customers include small-to-medium retail businesses such as Web application developers and start-ups, as well as systems integrators and mid-to-large resellers of cloud products.
Performance is everything in the cloud services business. By housing
its infrastructure in Equinix’s secure and network-dense IBX data
center, Elastichosts can directly interconnect with every major
network to reduce latency and offer greater redundancy and faster
connection speeds to its customers.
Equinixprovides a specialized ecosystem for direct connection to over 4,000 partners and customers including over 900 network providers.
Equinix™ in Hong Kongalso provides Elastichosts with the ideal vehicle to grow its foothold in the region. The broad reach of ecosystems available with Platform Equinix gives Elastichosts access to a large marketplace of potential customers for revenue generating opportunities. Equinix’s existing customers will also be able to connect their IT infrastructure directly to Elastichost’s cloud infrastructure. The Cloud Server provider will also leverage Equinix’s global footprint to enter other markets in Asia.
Richard Davies, CEO, Elastichosts:
Eric Hui, director of Cloud, IT and Enterprise, Equinix Asia-Pacific:
“We are delighted that Elastichosts has chosen Equinix’s
Elastichosts is a global Cloud Server provider that offers easy-to-use
Cloud Servers with instant, flexible computing capacity. As well as
Cloud Servers, Elastichosts also offers Managed Cloud Servers, Cloud
Websites and Reseller Programs. The company has hundreds of customers in
over 60 countries worldwide, and has data centres located in
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