Highlights / Key Facts
Dallas'location makes it a natural hub for routing Internet traffic between the East and West Coasts of the United Statesto Latin America, making Equinix's Dallasdata centers an ideal gateway for connecting with new partners or customers in the region. Equinix's Dallasdata centers offer connectivity to over 100 network service providers, 55 cloud service providers and 30+ content and digital media companies including: Adobe, Akamai, Telmex, Comcast, Edgecast, Level 3 Communications, Sprint, Time Warner Cable, Walmart, Yahooand Zayo.
- Deployed in Equinix Dallas and
Washington D.C.data centers, Clear Government Solutions (CGS) is a cloud service provider for federal agencies. Building on its deployment in DA1, CGS was the first tenant of DA6, which enabled them to rapidly pursue the federal government's security certification from The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) for Cloud Computing Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).
- Global Capacity combines its One Marketplace solution with
Equinix'sPerformance Hub architecture. Available through nine Equinixdata centers, including DA6, this powerful combination greatly benefits enterprise customers seeking connectivity to any of the more than 975 network service providers available inside Equinix.
- Deployed in Equinix Dallas and
- The Equinix Cloud Exchange, an advanced interconnection solution that enables seamless, on-demand and direct access to multiple networks and clouds, including Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute, is available in DA6. The Equinix Cloud Exchange gives cloud consumers direct access to the services they need to build sophisticated hybrid cloud solutions.
- Across five data centers,
Equinixhas invested more than $100 millionin the Dallas/Fort Worthmetro area since 2000. With the addition of DA6, at full build, Equinix'stotal Dallasfootprint will exceed 230,000 square feet of data center space dispersed over five facilities and one of Equinix'smost network-dense campuses.
Chris Grady, president, Clear Government Solutions:
"Our data center strategy is a key component to realizing CGS' growth plans. With this second deployment in
Dallas, we are able to optimize our cloud service offerings to our current customers, and look to leverage our Equinixdeployments here in Dallasand also in D.C. to support the eventuality of providing CGS' cloud infrastructure as a service to state and local governments." Ben Edmond, chief revenue officer, Global Capacity:
"As an important U.S. and global economic center and a key gateway to Latin American markets,
Dallasis a high-demand market for our customers. Our relationship with Equinixallows our customers cost-effective access to cloud-based applications and content delivery networks." Karl Strohmeyer, president, Americas Equinix:
"To succeed in the digital economy, companies must deliver a consistent user experience worldwide, and nimbly adopt cloud computing technologies to realize long-term business strategies. The breadth of companies in DA6 underscores
Equinix'scritical role as a global data center provider and cloud enabler."
- Equinix Launches Cloud Exchange to Unlock Full Potential of Cloud Computing [press release]
Equinixto Make Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute Available through Data Centers in 16 Markets Globally [press release]
- New Dallas Data Center Boosts Equinix as Interconnection Hub [blog]
- Equinix Dallas data centers [website]
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