HERNDON, Va. — EdgeConneX and Zenlayer will collaborate to bring edge cloud and networking solutions to enterprises that are proximate to the EdgeConneX global data center footprint.  Zenlayer services include on-demand bare metal cloud, direct connections to major public clouds and data centers, application acceleration, and managed hosting. Working with EdgeConneX to bring these solutions to enterprise locations will help alleviate impediments to cloud adoption related to performance, security, and costs and make it possible to execute on hybrid and multi-cloud strategies.

“We are excited to partner with EdgeConneX to create improved user experiences and lower latency for their customers,” said Joe Zhu, Zenlayer founder and CEO. “EdgeConneX data centers offer the perfect platform for us to offer our edge cloud services, thanks to their global locations and extensive connectivity. We look forward to expanding access for digital businesses in underserved and emerging markets.”

“Together, we are helping to bring the cloud to the customer, making it a low-latency, high-performing, secure, and economical offering that is tailored to the customer’s unique requirements locally,” said Phillip Marangella, chief marketing officer, EdgeConneX. “For health care providers, cloud gaming companies, financial institutions, manufacturers or retailers, or any other enterprise, the benefits of an integrated, hybrid, multi-cloud solution brought locally to the edge can have a real impact on their business.”