Equinix Performance Hub Boosts Application Performance for Global Engineering Firm
The Equinix Performance Hub allows customers to distribute IT resources in Equinix International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data centers closer to user populations, and provides connectivity to many networks and clouds. This distributed, interconnection-based approach to data center computing has proven to provide significant benefits in application and network performance, as well as business and IT agility. CDM Smith, a global consulting, engineering and construction company, chose
Equinix Cloud Exchange Expedites Cloud Deployment for Leading Publishing House
As hybrid cloud adoption grows, more and more companies are building services that rely on multiple private and public clouds. Leading global enterprises are turning to
Many other enterprise customers have turned to
Highlights / Key Facts
- More than 100 companies have deployed Equinix Performance Hub, a distributed network architecture that speeds network and application performance by placing resources closer to end users.
- Nearly one hundred companies – enterprises, networks and cloud service providers – have joined Equinix Cloud Exchange, a platform that brings cloud and network service providers together with enterprises through private, secure and high-performance connections with each other.
- Equinix Cloud Exchange is currently available in 19 markets globally –
Amsterdam, Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, New York, Osaka, Paris, Sao Paulo, Seattle, Silicon Valley, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, Torontoand Washington, D.C.– with expansion planned to a total of 21 markets in early 2015, including Melbourneand Zurich.
- In 2014, leading cloud providers, such as AWS,
Cisco, Microsoft, SoftLayer, and many others, all announced they are joining the Equinix Cloud Exchange. Equinixhas also seen rapid global adoption with the addition of network and cloud providers around the globe, including Telefonica, TI Sparkle and IX Reach in EMEA and NTT and Hitachi Data Systems(HDS) in Asia Pacific. Equinixrecently acquired Nimbo, a professional services company focused on enterprise cloud infrastructure. Nimbo provides consulting services that help enterprises migrate existing legacy applications into a hybrid cloud infrastructure and connect legacy datacenters to the cloud. Nimbo is also a certified partner of both AWS and Microsoft Azure.
Tony Bishop, vice president, global enterprise, Equinix
"Enterprises are choosing
Equinixnot only for our unmatched ecosystem and global footprint, but also because of these solutions that enable them to solve real-world challenges and advance their IT initiatives. With global enterprises like CDM Smith, GP Strategiesand HarperCollins utilizing the Equinix Performance Hub and Cloud Exchange solutions, we're further cementing our position as the home of interconnected enterprise clouds." David Neitz, CIO, CDM Smith
"A high-performance global network with the ability to deploy a hybrid cloud is key to facilitate the collaboration that will enable CDM Smith to deliver new innovative solutions to our customers, and
Equinixis delivering a complete solution." Jay Hunter, European head of infrastructure, Newscorp
"Using Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute via
Equinix'sCloudExchange is helping to optimize HarperCollins' IT infrastructure architecture by providing high-performance access to the industry's leading cloud service providers." Matt Young, vice president, IT, GP Strategies
"The Equinix Cloud Exchange provides
GP Strategiesthe foundation to support the growth we're experiencing in serving a global client base by providing the ability to easily and securely move workloads in and out of the cloud."
- "Rethink Your IT and Cloud Strategy, Transform Your Business," Equinix customer panel discussion from the
Gartner Data Center, Infrastructure & Operations Management Conference, December 3, 2014.
- Equinix Customer Success Story: HarperCollins
- Equinix Customer Success Story: CDM Smith
Forward Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from expectations discussed in such forward-looking statements. Factors that might cause such differences include, but are not limited to, the challenges of acquiring, operating and constructing IBX centers and developing, deploying and delivering
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