Joint Solution Enables Customers to Efficiently Expand Business
into APAC and Increase Return on Investment
HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 3, 2012--
Inc. (NASDAQ:EQIX), a provider of global data center services, and Carpathia
Hosting, a provider of complex, compliant managed hosting services
for government agencies and enterprises, today announced that Carpathia
is now leveraging Equinix’s International Business Exchange™ (IBX®)
data center in Hong Kong to deliver colocation, managed hosting services
and cloud solutions in a secure and compliant environment. This is the
first deployment for Carpathia in the Asia Pacific region and is a part
of a broader strategic
alliance between both organizations.
The alliance combines Equinix’s global footprint of carrier-neutral data
centers and Carpathia’s scalable and secure enterprise-grade complex and
compliant managed hosting solutions. Through Platform Equinix™ customers
will be able to leverage dynamic ecosystems and networks to expand their
business into new markets in a timely and cost effective manner.
Carpathia’s solutions can be provisioned and tailored to meet companies’
unique requirements such as Payment Card Industry (PCI) and ensure they
are compliant and data is protected and secure.
Equinix and Carpathia have an eight-year track record of successfully
meeting compliant hosting and colocation requirements for nearly 200
shared customers. Spotify, a digital music service with more than 10
million registered users and over 1.6 million paying subscribers across
the globe, chose Carpathia to quickly deploy in Equinix IBX data centers
in the U.S. and easily scale its bandwidth to meet the demands of its
growing subscriber base. The combination of services from Equinix and
Carpathia provide customers like Spotify with a consistent, global
platform for future expansion and rapid deployment model to meet growth.
“The extension of our alliance with Carpathia into Hong Kong is a great
example of how both companies are working jointly to help customers
quickly generate revenue opportunities in new markets, without having to
invest in building out their own infrastructure,” said Eric Hui,
director of Cloud, IT, Content and Digital Media, Asia Pacific, Equinix.
“Large content and digital providers are growing at a rapid rate and
need access to readily available IT services and solutions to meet
growing market demand. The service mix from Equinix and Carpathia bring
together consistency, scalability, data protection and compliance in a
single package, making it easy for companies to efficiently do business
in multiple markets.”
“Our customers have some very unique requirements when it comes to
transaction throughput, bandwidth and latency,” said Jon Greaves, CTO of
Carpathia Hosting. “We work closely with Equinix and our customers to
design solutions that meet both the needs of the overall business as
well as the financial metrics. Together, we’re bringing to the market a
formidable combination of services on Platform Equinix to help customers
continue their expansion efforts into other geographies.”
For more information on the partnership between Equinix and Carpathia,
About Carpathia Hosting, Inc.
Carpathia Hosting is a leading provider of managed hosting services,
providing secure, reliable and compliant IT infrastructure and
management for some of the world’s most demanding enterprises and
federal agencies. Founded in 2003, Carpathia Hosting is a growing,
profitable business run by a seasoned management team with deep
experience in delivering enterprise hosting solutions including
colocation, managed services and cloud computing. Carpathia’s suite of
services is designed for organizations seeking scalable, secure, robust
and enterprise-grade hosting solutions that can be quickly provisioned
or tailored to meet unique requirements. Backed by its E3 Promise,
Carpathia Hosting consistently delivers an experience that exceeds
customers’ expectations. Carpathia was named to the Inc. Magazine
500|5000 list in 2011 as one of America’s fastest-growing companies.
Contact Carpathia Hosting at 1.888.200.9494, or visit www.carpathia.com
for more information.
Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX) connects businesses with partners and
customers around the world through a global platform of high performance
data centers, containing dynamic ecosystems and the broadest choice of
networks. Platform Equinix connects more than 4,000 enterprises, cloud,
digital content and financial companies including more than 900 network
service providers to help them grow their businesses, improve
application performance and protect their vital digital assets. Equinix
operates in 38 strategic markets across the Americas, EMEA and
Asia-Pacific and continually invests in expanding its platform to power
customer growth. www.equinix.com.
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 Equinix services; unanticipated
costs or difficulties relating to the integration of companies we have
acquired or will acquire into Equinix; a failure to receive significant
revenue from customers in recently built out or acquired data centers;
failure to complete any financing arrangements contemplated from time to
time; competition from existing and new competitors; the ability to
generate sufficient cash flow or otherwise obtain funds to repay new or
outstanding indebtedness; the loss or decline in business from our key
customers; and other risks described from time to time in Equinix’s
filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In particular, see
Equinix’s recent quarterly and annual reports filed with the Securities
and Exchange Commission, copies of which are available upon request from
Equinix. Equinix does not assume any obligation to update the
forward-looking information contained in this press release.
Equinix and IBX are registered trademarks of Equinix, Inc. International
Business Exchange is a trademark of Equinix, Inc.
Source: Equinix, Inc.
Equinix Media Contacts
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Emma Jenkins / Annie Ho, + (852) 3944 5000
Carpathia Hosting, Inc.
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