Equinix Selects AT&T as 2018 Americas Partner of the Year
The Equinix Partner Program was established with the goal of building a rich ecosystem of top providers to help
Through its collaboration with
AT&Tand Equinixhave jointly provided businesses with data networking services for more than a decade. In 2014, AT&Tbecame a premier reseller of Equinixinterconnection and colocation services. AT&Tand Equinixalso collaborate to embed AT&T NetBond® for Cloud into select Equinix International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data centers. AT&T NetBond® for Cloud provides enterprise customers with fast and highly secure direct connections to leading cloud solution providers, in addition to eliminating many of the reliability, security and latency issues traditionally associated with accessing solution providers through the public internet.
- Most recently,
AT&Tand Equinixexpanded their relationship to make AT&T Switched Ethernet ServiceSM with Network on Demand available to businesses in Equinix IBX data centers. This enables businesses to move their operations to the cloud and to interact with their network in near real time while providing opportunities to conduct business closer to the edge where businesses operate. Currently, AT&T Switched Ethernet Service with Network on Demand, as well as many other strategic enterprise networking solutions, are available at Equinix IBX data centers in multiple metros across the U.S., including Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Miamiand Silicon Valley.
- The Equinix Partner Program provides partners with access to the
Equinixglobally consistent footprint of 200 IBX data centers, combined with advanced interconnection solutions and access to business ecosystems. It is designed to address customers' IT performance, reliability and cost requirements, while unlocking new revenue streams in an expanding global market. Through the program, enterprise customers have access to public clouds, private clouds and traditional IT environments—all architected, deployed and fully managed by trusted Equinixpartners such as AT&T.
- By reaching their entire digital ecosystem through a single private and highly secure connection to ECX Fabric, companies can rapidly scale their digital business operations globally. According to the Global Interconnection Index, a market study published by
Equinix, the capacity for private data exchange between businesses is outpacing the public internet, growing at nearly twice the rate and comprising nearly six times the volume of global IP traffic by 2020.
Charles Meyers, President of Strategy, Services and Innovation, Equinix:
"We are proud to recognize our longstanding, strategic partnership with
AT&Tby honoring them as our 2018 Americas Partner of the Year. For more than a decade, AT&Thas successfully worked with us to build hybrid and multicloud environments to address a variety of business and networking needs for our customers. We look forward to our continued alliance and helping enterprises maximize their interconnection and hybrid cloud strategies." Mo Katibeh, Chief Marketing Officer, AT&T Business:
"We are honored to be named
Equinix's2018 Americas Partner of the Year. We are proud to have a very strong relationship with Equinixto benefit our joint customers. This award is a testament to our collaborative efforts to provide enterprises with fast and highly secure private connectivity to multiple cloud providers on a global scale."
- More about Equinix Partner Program [website]
- More about
AT&Tand Equinix Partnership[website]
- More about AT&T Switched Ethernet Service with Network on Demand [website]
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 data centers and developing, deploying and delivering
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