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Equinix
Cloudscene reveals H1 2020 data center leaders
Equinix took out the top spot in three of the regions (North America, Asia, and Oceania), while Digital Realty ranked highest in EMEA.
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Cloud Services
Equinix brings Alibaba Cloud access to the US, APAC and EMEA
"We are glad to deepen our collaboration with Alibaba Cloud in new metros around the world. In today's digital economy, delivering cloud computing has become a top priority for enterprises."
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Remote Working
Rewiring corporate networks for the remote working age
Remote workforces need to access corporate networks from their homes, which means those networks need to be more flexible and scalable than ever before.
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Hyperscale
Equinix and GIC launch US$1B partnership to build Japanese data centres
Equinix and GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, have signed a limited liability partnership to the value of US$1 billion in order to develop and operate xScale data centres in Japan.
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Cloud
Equinix & Oracle support global supply chain firm Fung Group
The deployment aims to digitize Fung Group’s supply chain ecosystem through a new on-premise and multicloud connectivity solution, also dubbed a cloud adjacent architecture.
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Data Centre Maintenance / Management
Equinix restricts access to Europe data centres to prevent COVID-19 spread
Equinix has restricted access to most of its data centres across Europe in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, with the company’s UK data centres due to follow suit on March 31.
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Digital Transformation
Equinix launches fourth data centre in Singapore, backed by US$74m
The new facility has received an initial investment of US$74 million and is designed to meet the increasing demand for interconnectivity and infrastructure that supports digital transformation and remote working.
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Cloud
Equinix further establishes itself in Singapore's foreign exchange market
"With more demand for low-latency solutions in FX and bond markets, we are confident that Equinix's mature FX ecosystem in the country will create more opportunities for major banks, financial services institutes and retail FX brokers both regionally and globally."
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Infrastructure
Equinix acquires Packet, looks to dominate emerging bare metal market
Equinix has completed its acquisition of Packet, a bare metal automation platform, for US$335 million. As part of the transaction, the combined company will operate the existing Packet business as Packet, an Equinix company.
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Cloud
Equinix expands Melbourne footprint with fourth data centre worth $116 million
"This new IBX demonstrates our continued commitment to the Victorian and Australian digital economies."
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Smart City
Equinix launches data centre in Melbourne, up and coming smart city
Known as ME2, the new facility supports the growing demand for digital transformation globally, as well as Melbourne’s smart city development and the interconnection needs of local customers.
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Analytics
Equinix taps Oracle Exadata to bolster performance improvement
According to Equinix, it has experienced major improvements in transaction processing and data warehouse analytics.
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Cloud Services
Telstra boosts Platform Equinix integration with 170 cloud providers
By interconnecting TPN to ECX Fabric, the number of cloud service providers TPN customers can access within a few minutes has increased from 60 to more than 170 cloud providers.
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Recruitment
New managing director for Equinix Australia
"Guy has a proven track record of driving business growth and accelerating Equinixs market leading position, while efficiently leading his team."
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Network Infrastructure
The future of digital infrastructure - Equinix
Hybrid multicloud, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, data regulation and sustainability will be key factors influencing how organizations undergo this transformation.
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Equinix
DE-CIX smashes data throughput world record
Germany-based internet exchange operator DE-CIX has reportedly broken a new data world record after it successfully delivered data throughput with more than 8.1 Terabits per second.
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Connectivity
Private connectivity at the edge to experience explosive growth in Sydney
According to the latest GXI, cloud and IT is the largest industry leveraging interconnection as data explosion gets further distributed at the edge.
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Equinix
Cloudscene's data center leaderboard: Who made the cut?
CenturyLink entered the EMEA top 10 scoreboard for the first time, and Spark New Zealand also made its inaugural entrance into the Oceania top 10 rankings at number four.
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Cloud
Verizon enables private IP network connectivity
Verizon is aiming to increase connectivity between organisations with a private IP network to more than 100 data centers worldwide.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
Equinix extends AWS offerings to enable digital transformation
The improved connection capacities, available via a private cloud network onramp, are ideal for enabling enterprise cloud transformation, according to Equinix.
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Cloud
Equinix opens its 11th IBX data center in Tokyo
Equinix is looking to extend the digital edge to accelerate Japan's technology innovation and cloud adoption.
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Hosting
CaaB hooks into Equinix data centers across the globe
CaaB provides a top-tier global VMware cloud infrastructure network with 13 data centers across four continents. Now Equinix hosts five of those data centers, providing more location choice for MSPs.
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Hybrid Cloud
Equinix powers up hybrid cloud deployments with IBM Cloud
“With the global reach of the Equinix interconnection platform, combined with IBM Cloud, we can help enterprises deploy hybrid cloud solutions.”
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Hybrid Cloud
HPE advances hybrid cloud strategy by extending AI, composability and partnerships
Businesses embracing digital transformation are moving critical workloads to the cloud.