Highlights / Key Facts
- Net Logistics, a leading web hosting service provider and systems integrator in
Australiaand an Equinix Customer since 2006, has signed as an anchor tenant, expanding its data center footprint in Sydney. Since its inception in 2004, Net Logistics, ISO 20000 certified, has placed a heavy emphasis on providing clients with industry-leading support, offering a range of premium hosting products including shared and reseller hosting, cloud Virtual Private Servers (VPS) and high-end dedicated servers. Clients can also take advantage of fully customized solutions and colocation services. Australiais recognized as the most mature cloud market in Asia Pacificwith demand for premium colocation and interconnection services continuing to rise. The country's public cloud market is forecast to hit $3.2 billionin 2020 up from $723 millionin 2012.
- Through Platform
Equinix™, customers located within SY3-III can maximize business opportunities within the data center, accelerating their digital supply chain. Companies around the globe can develop their businesses in Asia Pacificmarkets quickly and easily through Equinix'sexpanded footprint in the region, scaling operations and expanding geographically across the global platform. This improves application performance and protects valuable digital assets.
- The SY3 facility located in Mascot has been awarded the LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System™ Gold Certification for its high building standards by the
U.S. Green Building Council(USGBC). In addition, Equinixhas ISO 27001 certification for all of its Sydneyfacilities, the highest global industry standard for information security.
- SY3 is the most densely connected data center in
Australia, with access to Equinix'snetwork dense and rich ecosystem of more than 975 network providers globally, 120 of which are based in Australia. This includes a direct link to the Southern Cross Cable Network (SCCN) and PIPE Pacific Cable (PPC-1), the only location where access to the two largest peering points is available. Equinixanticipates investment in data center outsourcing in the Asia Pacificregion will continue to grow, with cloud and hybrid cloud in particular, gaining momentum. Equinixis helping enterprises embark on hybrid cloud journeys by solving the problems faced by those that want to transform their IT environment to a hybrid cloud model, and have specific workloads requiring the transfer of large volumes of data. Equinixsimplifies private, secure access to multiple cloud and network providers to build highly flexible hybrid cloud solutions while avoiding vendor lock. Equinixhas continued to invest in the Asia Pacificregion, as high demand for premium data center and cloud services continues to grow. SY3-III is the latest in a series of expansions across Asia Pacificincluding Tokyo, Osaka, Jakarta, Singapore, and the most recent announcement that Equinixhas commenced building its first facility in Melbourne.
Doug Oates, vice president of sales, Equinix Asia-Pacific:" Equinixis experiencing massive growth across the region with a number of expansions announced over the previous months, including our first Melbournedata center made in January this year. Equinixis continuing in its drive to connect businesses inside its dynamic business ecosystems and accelerate the digital supply chain, particularly within the cloud vertical." Karthick Rajendran, managing director, Net Logistics:" Equinixis a key supplier in our operations. Businesses have always been dependent on each other, but now it is about the speed with which they connect to each other to transact data in order to ultimately deliver goods or services. Equinixhas helped us to do this, ensuring our customers have the best possible experience no matter how they are connecting in today's highly digital economy."
- The Transformation of
Australia: From Mining to Tech [blog] Australia'sGreat Southern State Welcomes a Data Boost with the Announcement of Equinix'sME1 [blog]
- Equinix Sydney data centers [website]
Forward Looking Statements
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 Forrester Research Report "Sizing the Cloud Markets in Asia Pacific" February 2012
Claire Malyon (Australia), PPR for Equinix, +61 2 9818 0958, email@example.com; Lorraine Little-Bigelow (Asia), Equinix Asia-Pacific, + (852) 2970 7742, firstname.lastname@example.org