Expands in Equinix’s Silicon Valley data center for increased
connectivity to customers and partners
REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 27, 2013--
Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection
and data center company, today announced that SugarSync,
a premium service that lets you access, sync and share all of your files
and folders across all your computers and mobile devices, has renewed
its contract with Equinix and continues to expand in Equinix’s SV4
International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data
center in Silicon Valley.
An Equinix customer since 2007, SugarSync has experienced significant
growth over the last three years. Accordingly, its infrastructure has
doubled in Equinix’s SV4 and SV2 data centers. The company plans to
expand its footprint in SV4 while consolidating some of the equipment in
its older cages.
Highlights / Key Facts
With Equinix, SugarSync has direct access to the world’s top Tier-1
carriers, networks and internet service providers (ISPs) making it
easy for SugarSync to quickly and efficiently connect with its
business partners and end-users.
According to a recent
survey conducted by SugarSync, the cloud is now considered a
critical small business tool, with 90 percent of respondents seeing
file and folder sync and 85 percent viewing back up as “very
important.” New work styles and mobility are driving cloud adoption,
as indicated by the 80 percent of respondents who have remote workers.
Remote access is a critical feature for SugarSync’s end-users, giving
them anytime, anywhere access to their documents, photos, videos,
music and more from any computer or mobile device. Equinix provides
close proximity to mobile carriers so that SugarSync can ensure an
optimal mobile experience to its customers and continued growth in the
Mikami, vice president of Operations, SugarSync:
to our relationship with Equinix, we’ve had the physical density and
flexibility to partner with a number of carriers using different
networking options over time. With high availability and plentiful
network options to choose from, Equinix is ideally suited to provide
SugarSync the low-latency bandwidth and high uptime we need to
continue to grow our business.”
Sharp, general manager, Cloud & Content, Equinix:
ongoing relationship with SugarSync demonstrates our commitment to
providing maximum value to our customers. As SugarSync continues to
grow globally, we hope that Equinix’s geographically dispersed
footprint gives the company the scalability and reach to
cost-effectively take on new customers.”
SugarSync is a free service that helps you sync your life. With
SugarSync you can backup, sync and share all of your documents, photos,
music and movies so that you can access them from your laptop, iPhone,
iPad, Android, BlackBerry, or any other device. SugarSync puts all your
stuff at your fingertips from any other computer or mobile device,
enabling you to do more with your stuff while on the go.
Launched in 2008 and based in San Mateo, CA, SugarSync currently has
millions of users worldwide in over 120 countries. Brands such as
Samsung, Lenovo, Fujitsu, SanDisk, France Telecom-Orange, Korea Telecom,
SoftBank Mobile, Best Buy and more have selected SugarSync as a partner
to bring cloud services to their customers. For more information, please
follow us on Twitter @sugarsync (http://twitter.com/SugarSync)
or on Facebook: www.facebook.com/SugarSync.
Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), connects more than 4,000 companies
directly to their customers and partners inside the world’s most
networked data centers. Today, businesses leverage the Equinix
interconnection platform in 31 strategic markets across the Americas,
EMEA and Asia-Pacific. 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.
Equinix and IBX are registered trademarks of Equinix, Inc.
Business Exchange is a trademark of Equinix, Inc.
Source: Equinix, Inc.
Melissa Neumann, +1 650-598-6098
for Equinix, Inc.
Liam Rose, +1 415-318-4380
PR for SugarSync
Jill Mayer, +1 775-392-0575