Equinix, Inc. has announced the general availability of Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute via the Equinix Cloud Exchange in the Washington, D.C. market. ExpressRoute is designed to help customers bridge public cloud and on-premise IT to privately and securely extend enterprise networks while improving performance, reliability and scalability. The Equinix Cloud Exchange enables customers to connect to Microsoft Azure in Equinix International Business Exchange (IBX®) data centers in the Washington D.C. metro area, one of the largest interconnection points in the world. The Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute service is being rolled out in multiple metro areas in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and South America throughout 2014.

Additionally, Equinix will be participating in the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) 2014. The event will take place from July 13-17 at the Washington Convention Center. Equinix will be in booth #607 and will be showcasing the Equinix Cloud Exchange and Performance Hub solutions. To request a meeting, please email partnerservices@equinix.com.