CloudSigma Joins Equinix Cloud Exchange
Equinix broadens reach for cloud service providers by enabling direct access to enterprise customers and network service providers
Equinix, Inc. has announced that CloudSigma is the latest cloud service provider to join the Equinix Cloud Exchange™. Enterprises now have access to CloudSigma services across the globe via the Equinix Cloud Exchange, an advanced interconnection solution designed to accelerate cloud adoption and performance, enabling hybrid-cloud IT through secure, on-demand access to multiple clouds and networks across the globe.
"We are excited to welcome CloudSigma to the growing number of cloud service providers who have joined the Equinix Cloud Exchange. CloudSigma's unique flexibility, resource provisioning and private patching capabilities will make it an attractive option for enterprises in the Cloud Exchange. By working with innovative companies like CloudSigma, we continue to expand the breadth of cloud services available across Platform Equinix – ensuring enterprises have the necessary resources and interconnection options needed to confidently meet business demands," said Jim Poole, vice president, Global Service Providers, Equinix.
"By providing enterprises with direct, private access to our public cloud, we are able to significantly enhance performance and security, while capitalizing on Equinix's global footprint. We are actively expanding our partnership with Equinix across new geographies and joining the Equinix Cloud Exchange will enable us to extend our reach even further. Now, more enterprises and network service providers will be able to use our services in an even easier and cost-effective way," said Robert Jenkins, CEO, CloudSigma.
Leveraging the Equinix Cloud Exchange enables CloudSigma to solve the business challenge of providing private cloud access to enterprise customers in an automated, high-performance and cost-effective manner.
With Cloud Exchange, CloudSigma is able to establish standardized business processes globally, lowering operational expenses, while also benefiting from automated ordering and provisioning, which reduces the time to onboard customer network connections.
CloudSigma will gain access to private networking services, and the ability to easily interconnect with service providers and enterprises stationed on the Cloud Exchange.
Equinix's Silicon Valley SV5 data center is the initial Cloud Exchange connection point for CloudSigma. As a customer of Equinix, CloudSigma has benefited from increased flexibility, scalability and reduced time to market – while enabling the company to win new business via Equinix's vast business ecosystem.
Equinix is continuing to expand its marketplace with growing cloud service providers joining the Cloud Exchange to conduct business with enterprises and network service providers, including tw telecom, Level 3, Ciena and more.
The Equinix Cloud Exchange is currently available in 17 markets globally – Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, Silicon Valley, Washington D.C., New York, Toronto, Seattle, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Dallas, Chicago, London, Paris, Amsterdam and Frankfurt – with plans to expand to 19 markets by the end of 2014.
This article was originally posted “CloudSigma Joins Equinix Cloud Exchange” from Cloud Strategy Magazine.