AWS Direct Connect Service now Available in Equinix Los Angeles
Cloud adoption continues to rise among both startups and the enterprise. In fact, recent survey results from
Highlights / Key Facts
Equinix Los Angelescampus includes four Equinix IBX data centers, which are connected via Metro Connect. While AWS Direct Connect service will reside in the LA3 facility, customers can connect to AWS Direct Connect from any one of these IBX data centers through Metro Connect. Equinix's Los Angelesdata centers are business hubs for more than 250 companies, and offer interconnections to network services from more than 80 service providers.
- Equinix Los Angeles data centers are central to the network strategies of digital content and entertainment companies looking to reach their end users quickly. These companies can now leverage the benefits of AWS cloud to create, deliver and measure compelling content and customer experiences in a highly scalable, elastic, secure and cost effective manner utilizing AWS Direct Connect.
- With the addition of
Los Angeles, Equinixnow offers the AWS Direct Connect service in Amsterdam, Dallas, Frankfurt, London, Los Angeles, 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.
Greg Adgate, vice president, Equinix:
"As one of the early data center partners to offer AWS Direct Connect services, our goal has always been to provide our customers with the ability to realize the full benefits of the cloud – without worrying about application latency or cost issues. By offering access to AWS via the Direct Connect service in
Los Angeles, we are providing additional ways for our North American customers to achieve improved performance of their cloud-based applications." Andrew Reichman, director, Voice of the Enterprise: Cloud
"Our quarterly survey of cloud adoption and spending shows steadily increasing growth in both enterprise usage and investment in cloud services.
Equinixis fostering this trend by enabling direct, low-latency, secure connections to cloud services, like AWS Direct Connect, within its multi-tenant facilities."
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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