Equinix Joins the Industrial Internet Consortium
Interconnection is paramount for the success, growth and security of the
Highlights / Key Facts
The Industrial Internet Consortiumis a global, member-supported, organization that promotes the accelerated growth of the Industrial Internet of Things by coordinating ecosystem initiatives to securely connect, control and integrate assets and systems of assets with people, processes and data using common architectures, interoperability and open standards to deliver transformational business and societal outcomes across industries and public infrastructure.
- With more than 145 data centers across 40 markets around the world,
Equinixprovides critical key participants of IoT ecosystems with an ideal platform to scale their offerings around the world enabling and supporting an accelerating customer demand. The Equinix Cloud Exchange – with direct private and secure connections to all leading cloud providers through multiple geo diverse ports – is available now in 21 markets globally including – Amsterdam, Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, Melbourne, New York, Osaka, Paris, Sao Paulo, Seattle, Silicon Valley, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto, Washington, D.C., and Zurich.
Ryan Mallory, global vice president, solution enablement, at Equinix:
"Interconnection acts as a central nervous system for the
Internet of Things, enabling all vital functions for achieving efficiency and agility. Equinix, with the IIC, will help make this happen. We are excited to partner with the high-caliber companies of the IIC and enable enterprises to capitalize on their data and make the Internet of Thingsa thriving and trusted reality."
Richard Soley, executive director, Industrial Internet Consortium
"In the emerging and complex
Internet of Thingsarena, enterprises want their data, applications, devices and cloud services to interconnect and operate securely. We look forward to the interconnection expertise that Equinixbrings with respect to system integration and security for the connected ecosystem and to the contributions they will make in helping to accelerate the adoption of the Industrial Internet."
- Powering the Industrial Internet Side of the
Internet of Things[blog post]
- How to Build Up Your IoT Security,
Confidence and Trust[blog post]
- Emerging IOT Ecosystems: Matches Made in the Cloud [blog post]
- More about IIC
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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