|Logicworks Leverages Platform Equinix; Delivers Managed Cloud Services to Enterprises|
infiniCloud to enable direct connect capabilities for public and hybrid cloud environments
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Apr 12, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Equinix Inc. (Nasdaq:EQIX), a provider of global data center services, and Logicworks, a provider of high availability public and private cloud hosting solutions, today announced the availability of Logicworks' infiniCloud managed cloud solution in Equinix's New York (NY4) and Silicon Valley (SV2) International Business Exchange (IBX) data centers. infiniCloud allows organizations to migrate mission-critical applications to secure, compliant private clouds or on-demand public clouds with infinite scalability.
Logicworks' customers include media companies, such as Dow Jones, Major League Baseball and NBC, as well as financial services providers and healthcare organizations that have public and private cloud needs. For these customers it is critical to have a solution that will manage unexpected spikes in usage, while ensuring that compliance needs like HIPAA and PCI aren't compromised. Additionally, Logicworks' managed services offer the ability for customers to migrate specific applications to the public cloud, creating the opportunity for hybrid deployments to address changing business needs.
"Enterprises are becoming more strategic about how they deploy cloud solutions," said Kenneth Ziegler, president and COO of Logicworks. "Now that infiniCloud is available on Platform Equinix, we're able to offer organizations a way to move mission-critical applications to the cloud, without compromising any of their security or compliance requirements."
Through Platform Equinix, Logicworks is able to directly connect to customers to deliver infiniCloud services. Equinix's global footprint also enables Logicworks to provide private, public and hybrid cloud solutions beyond North America as the company expands globally.
"We're seeing the evolution of cloud driven by organizations demanding more sophistication and flexibility in their deployments," said Vince DiMemmo, general manager of Global Cloud Computing for Equinix. "Logicworks is bringing innovative products to market that not only change the way their customers do business, but also protect them against potential compliance or legal challenges they may experience with expansion."
Logicworks provides cloud computing and managed hosting to some of the world's most popular websites and applications for clients including Dow Jones, Starwood Hotels, Major League Baseball, NBC, and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. Logicworks offers a range of solutions beginning with infiniCloud, a pay-by-the-hour public cloud service. As client needs grow, Logicworks enables migration into private clouds, complex managed hosting, and enterprise solutions. For specialized industries including media, healthcare and finance, Logicworks provides custom solutions focused on content delivery, managed database services, and compliant hosting. Combining innovative approaches to technology with an 18-year track record in the hosting industry, Logicworks is the ideal partner for mission-critical online projects. For additional information, contact us today at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 866-FOR-LOGIC.
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. More than 3,275 enterprises, cloud, digital content and financial companies connect to more than 625 network service providers and rely on Platform Equinix to grow their business, improve application performance and protect their vital digital assets. Equinix operates in 35 strategic markets across North America, Europe 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.
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