Equinix Partners with Alibaba Cloud to Deliver Greater Cloud Connectivity
The cloud computing market continues to grow rapidly in
Highlights / Key Facts
- With the addition of direct access to
Alibaba Cloudon Cloud Exchange in these new markets across Asia Pacific, EMEA and the Americas, Equinixnow offers private access to Alibaba Cloudin five markets. The company previously offered access in its Singapore IBX. Alibaba Cloudis also a colocation customer in Dubaiwith Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company PJSC("du").
- With 179 data centers across 44 markets around the world,
Equinixprovides cloud service providers such as Alibaba Cloudwith an ideal platform to scale their offerings globally to support growing customer demand. The Equinix Cloud Exchange, which offers direct and private access to multiple cloud service providers, is currently available 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.
Greg Adgate, vice president of global technology partners and alliances, Equinix:
"As one of the world's leading and fastest growing cloud computing companies,
Alibaba Cloudrepresents a significant partnership for Equinixas we continue to empower businesses around the globe to build secure, private clouds, without compromising network and application performance. We are thrilled to offer direct access in markets across the U.S., Asiaand Europe, and look forward to bringing additional markets online in the near future." Yeming Wang, deputy general manager of Alibaba Cloud Global:
"The global reach of Equinix Cloud Exchange makes it simple for
Alibaba Cloudto access new markets. We are pleased to provide greater value and bring our services closer to enterprises by leveraging Equinix'spowerful, on-demand cloud connectivity, and in particular to provide greater connectivity to the Chinese market."
- Alibaba Scales Up Global Cloud and Digital Services [blog post]
- Equinix Cloud Exchange Availability Map [graphic]
- More about Equinix Cloud Exchange [website]
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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