Equinix, Inc., a provider of global data center services, today announced that Voxel, a leader in highly scalable, hybrid Internet infrastructure, has selected Equinix to support the expansion of its VoxCLOUD service. Voxel deployed its new cloud offering within Equinix International Business Exchange (IBX) data centers due to the superior performance Equinix has provided in the 10 years that Voxel has been a customer. With Equinix, Voxel was able to quickly and efficiently build out its cloud platform, enabling them to successfully tap into the growing market for cloud services across eight strategic metropolitan areas: Chicago, Dallas, Washington, D.C., New York, Silicon Valley, Amsterdam, Hong Kong, and Singapore.
Voxel turned to Equinix because its global service delivery platform provides the unique combination of highly reliable data center operations, rich carrier-neutral network connectivity, broad architectural flexibility, and the on-demand global scale needed to architect and deploy Voxel’s world-class offerings. More than 1,000 customers rely on Voxel to deliver Internet applications and maintain their application infrastructure.
“The VoxCLOUD hybrid cloud is resonating really well with our customers, and we need a data center platform capable of supporting explosive growth,” said Raj Dutt, CEO, Voxel. “We couldn’t afford a six to nine month lead time to turn up a location. What’s more, dramatic differences from one market to the next can impede our efforts to quickly go to market. But with Equinix, we were able to leverage their comprehensive scale and readily deploy into three markets on three continents in just three months.”
Voxel was able to quickly take advantage of Equinix’s global service delivery platform, target key metropolitan areas, and easily roll out their new cloud services. In addition to the opportunity to scale their business as needed, Equinix provides compounded market exposure for Voxel within the growing base of Equinix customers, enabling low latency customer connectivity and rapid partner integration to VoxCLOUD services. At the same time, Equinix’s rich carrier-neutral connectivity affords Voxel the opportunity to further optimize customer connectivity to VoxCLOUD services while best managing underlying telecommunications costs and ensuring a high quality customer experience. VoxCLOUD was recently ranked as the #1 performing cloud in the United States for network throughput by Cloudharmony.com.
“Voxel has been delivering services through Equinix for almost a decade, and we’ve supported them as they’ve grown into one of the leading high-performance infrastructure providers in the market,” said Vincent DiMemmo, general manager,Global Cloud & IT Services at Equinix. “We look forward to supporting Voxel through this rapid, global expansion and the delivery of new and exciting cloud services.”
Voxel Selects Equinix to Support Expansion of Cloud Services Across Eight Strategic Metropolitan Areas
August 11, 2010