Highlights / Key Facts
- The Equinix Cloud Exchange is an advanced interconnection solution that enables seamless, on-demand and direct access to multiple clouds and multiple networks inside Equinix International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data centers. By bringing together cloud service providers with enterprises and enabling them to establish private, high-performance connections, the Equinix Cloud Exchange gives cloud users direct access to the services they need to build sophisticated hybrid cloud solutions. Today businesses can join the Equinix Cloud Exchange in 13 markets globally – Silicon
Valley, WashingtonD.C., New York, Toronto, Seattle, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Dallas, Chicago, London, Amsterdam, Frankfurtand Paris– with expansion planned to a total of 19 markets by the end of 2014.
- Business VPN Galerie from
OrangeBusiness Services is a managed cloud solution available to customers of its global network service Business VPN. By providing access from Business VPN to both Orangecloud capabilities and to partners' cloud service platforms, Orange Business Services provides secure access to a wide variety of hosted applications and offers SLA-backed, end-to-end performance and management. Currently VPN Galerie provides more than 700 multinational customers with over 15,000 sites with access to a wide range of cloud vendors and application providers for infrastructure and software as a service. In addition to its current footprint of connected data centers, Orange Business Services plans to offer VPN Galerie service on the Equinix Cloud Exchange across three regions in the coming months, through this agreement.
- Orange Business Services' Business VPN is a global network solution supporting IP telephony, video, cloud transformation, IPv6 migration and very high broadband. It is available in more than 180 countries, making it the largest MPLS-based VPN solution in the world.
Didier Duriez, senior vice president Global Solutions and Services, Orange Business Services:
"By connecting Business VPN Galerie with
Ihab Tarazi, CTO, Equinix:
"By bringing together network and cloud service providers with cloud consumers, and enabling them to establish private, high-performance connections, the Equinix Cloud Exchange gives enterprises secure, direct access to the services they need to build sophisticated hybrid cloud solutions. Furthermore, cloud services providers will benefit from connectivity to Business VPN Galerie, which will enable delivery of Orange Business Services' applications in the cloud, while maintaining the same outstanding quality of service."
About Equinix Cloud Exchange
The Equinix Cloud Exchange is an advanced interconnection solution that enables seamless, on-demand and direct access to multiple clouds, across multiple networks around the globe. By combining the automated interconnection of cloud, network and managed service providers with advanced service orchestration for the first time, the Equinix Cloud Exchange provides enterprises with simple, scalable, direct access to the multiple cloud services they need to build highly flexible hybrid cloud solutions. This removes the security, performance and vendor lock-in concerns holding many organizations back from fully adopting and reaping the benefits of cloud services. For more information on the Equinix Cloud Exchange, please visit http://www.equinix.com/solutions/by-services/interconnection/exchanges/equinix-cloud-exchange/.
About Orange Business Services
Orange Business Services, the
International Business Exchange is a trademark of
Orange Press, Elizabeth Mayeri, +1 212 251 2086, email@example.com, Sylvie Duho, +33 1 44 44 93 93, firstname.lastname@example.org; or Equinix (Americas), Liam Rose, +1 (650) 598-6590, email@example.com, GolinHarris for Equinix, Inc., Caroline Kawashima, +1 (415) 318-4367, firstname.lastname@example.org; or Equinix (EMEA), Antonella Crimi, +44 (0)20 7634 4022, Antonella.Crimi@eu.equinix.com, Text100 for Equinix, Inc., Rowland Harding, Text 100, +44 (0)20 8846 0718, email@example.com