AWS Direct Connect Service now Available in Equinix Amsterdam
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Highlights / Key Facts
Equinix Amsterdamdata center campus includes seven Equinix IBX data centers, which are connected via Metro Connect. While AWS Direct Connect service will reside in the AM3 facility, customers can connect to AWS Direct Connect service from any one of these IBX data centers through Metro Connect. Equinix's Amsterdamdata centers are business hubs for more than 250 companies, and offer interconnections to network services from more than 50 service providers.
- Customers at Equinix Amsterdam colocation facilities can also take advantage of peering opportunities with the Amsterdam Internet Exchange (AMS-IX) and the Neutral Internet Exchange (NL-ix), where combined approximately 1000 ISPs, telecommunications carriers, content providers and hosting services from all over the world interconnect.
- With the addition of AM3,
Equinixnow offers the AWS Direct Connect service in Amsterdam, Dallas, Frankfurt, London, Osaka, Seattle, Silicon Valley, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyoand Washington, D.C./ Northern Virginia. Equinixcustomers in these metros will be able to lower network costs into and out of AWS and take advantage of reduced AWS Direct Connect data transfer rates.
Eric Schwartz, president, EMEA, Equinix:
"Our goal at
Equinixis to help enterprises realize the full benefits of the cloud, while helping to eliminate concerns of application latency or cost. By providing access to AWS via the Direct Connect service, we are empowering customers to achieve improved performance of cloud-based applications. Additionally, AWS Direct Connect customers receive reduced data transfer costs for data from AWS by two to ten times, depending on data volume."
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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