High-performance cloud-based video provider extends platform from
Highlights / Key Facts
- Expanding to Equinix LD5 International Business Exchange™ (IBX®), one of London’s leading data center campuses, will bring Kontiki closer to its European customers – enhancing performance, speed of delivery and efficiency to provide video services to enterprises.
This deal provides Kontiki with access to a global value-chain of more
than 4,000 potential partners, customers and suppliers of digital
EquinixMarketplace, providing the company with significant opportunities to accelerate growth.
- Operating in Equinix’s network-neutral data center, Kontiki is also able to take advantage of multiple network providers to achieve optimal performance for customers. Kontiki is the only enterprise video solution that uses existing networks efficiently to enable viewing of live videos and VoD simultaneously by multiple employees, on a global basis, without stalls or crashes.
Kontiki has a longstanding and successful relationship with
Equinix, and currently operates three Points of Presence (PoP) in the company’s Silicon Valley IBX data centers, SV1, SV3 and SV5.
Craig Gordon, VP Worldwide Sales at Kontiki:
“Kontiki is a global company with ambitions to significantly expand its presence in
Europe. Equinixis a perfect strategic match for this expansion. Setting up in a UKdata center was vital to the commitment to supporting our growing European customer base with a data management system located in the EU. Expanding our use of Platform Equinixwill significantly reduce latency and enhance performance for these customers.”
Dick Theunissen, CMO, Equinix EMEA:
“As well as the considerable business benefits around speed and efficiency,
Equinixdata centers are also a great revenue opportunity. This relationship will enable Kontiki to benefit from Equinix Marketplace, a tool designed to give companies better visibility on who else is located within Equinixfacilities – enabling them to connect with each other, and do business. We share a long track record of collaboration with Kontiki and look forward to extending this relationship across Europe.”
Powered by innovative technology, Kontiki pioneered the enterprise video
platform and enterprise content delivery network markets, providing
superior cloud-based content delivery across the enterprise. Kontiki’s
video solutions enable consumer-grade video engagement with
enterprise-grade control over video delivery for the world’s largest
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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Equinix Media Contact (EMEA)
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