Highlights / Key Facts
VMwarevCloud Air integrates seamlessly with a company's current IT infrastructure (whether on-premises or hosted in an Equinix IBX), delivering the ease and flexibility to extend applications into the cloud as additional capacity is needed. It is compatible with existing enterprise applications, making it straightforward to build new, cloud-native applications and achieve business agility and efficiency in a more secure, reliable and compliant manner.
- The availability of the vCloud Air service enables customers to address
European Unioncompliance and data protection regulation as locally hosted data is inherent in the service, alongside the global reach offered through Equinix. Equinixoffers the industry's broadest choice in cloud service providers, such as VMwarevCloud Air, AWS, Google Cloud Platform and Microsoft Azure, offering direct connections to these cloud services via Equinix Cloud Exchange™, cross connects or Ethernet services. Equinixis home to a mature and dynamic ecosystem of partners and customers, hosting over 1,250 cloud and IT services companies globally, with 450 of those residing in IBXs across Europe. According to a recent Cloud Adoption Surveycommissioned by Equinix91 percent of UKand 88 percent of German respondents are planning the deployment of new cloud-based offerings this year.
Mark Adams, chief development officer, Equinix:
"We are delighted to be working with
VMwareto facilitate adoption of vCloud Air, over both the Internet and via direct connect for hybrid- and multi-cloud architectures. Today there is strong demand for high performance enterprise-grade cloud services, and VMwareis a welcome addition to our growing ecosystem of best-in-class cloud service providers." Gavin Jackson, vice president and general manager, vCloud business unit, VMware:
Equinixaccelerates our access to customers and our customers' access to cloud applications that can run seamlessly both on- and off-premises. Customers gain new data center locations for VMwarevCloud Air and complementary connection, network, colocation, hosting and managed services to facilitate their hybrid cloud build-out."
- Cloud Reflections – Looking Back Over Last Year's Cloud Expansion [blog]
- Gartner ITXpo 2014 in Europe Confirms Data Center Decision-Making is
High on the CIO Agenda[blog]
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