Tags: Equinix

Equinix buys another 24 data centres

Data centre operator Equinix appetite for growth shows no sign of abating. It has just announced the acquisition of 24 data centres sites from US Carrier, Verizon. There are 29 data centres across the sites and there have been rumours that Verizon wanted to sell for some time. The fact that Equinix has managed to…

Equinix spends $211 million in Paris

Equinix has managed to purchase the site of its PA2 and PA3 data centres in St. Denis, Paris from Digital Realty. The deal sees Equinix paying €189,750,000 (approximately US$211 million) to Digital Realty for the real estate and data centre facility. With 5,000 cabinets already sold in the twin data centres the acquisition enables Equinix to…

Optus on Cloud-N with Equinix

Optus has announced the availability of a white label SDN solution. The Optus Cloud-N solution allows customers to resell the Optus SDN solution and present flexible bandwidth to customers for specific traffic types. The service is initially available from the Equinix data centres in Melbourne and Sydney. It will be interesting to see whether Equinix…

Workday shows green card

Workday has set itself a goal to achieve a net-zero carbon emission total by 2021 and is continuing to commit to use 100 percent renewable energy. This is an ambitious target and one that throws down a challenge to its competitors. One of those is Salesforce who has a similar commitment to achieve net-zero carbon emissions…

Equinix connects Digital Supply Chain

Equinix has announced an agreement to implement an Interconnection Oriented Architecture (IOA) to facilitate the digital supply chain for ContentBridge. The digital supply chain is of growing importance across many industries but arguably it was pioneered by the media industry. A recent report by Capgemini and Infor demonstrated that firms are looking to deploy digital supply…

Is Cloud gateway new

Telstra has announced that it will be launching an interconnected cloud solution in June named Cloud Gateway. This seems a departure from the Cisco Intercloud, of which Telstra was one of the founding members and it may be that the Cisco Intercloud is no longer seen as a means to global market share that it once did. From…

CenturyLink Cloud comes to Australia

CenturyLink is joining the surge of companies expanding in Australia by announcing the opening of its first CenturyLink cloud node in Sydney. Telsyte forecasted in a report last year that the public cloud infrastructure market alone would grow to AU$775 million by 2019, from AU$366 million in 2015. CenturyLink are clearly planning to capture some…

Level 3 levels up Office 365

Level 3 has added connectivity to Microsoft Office 365 via Azure ExpressRoute to its cloud connect solutions. This will enable customers to connect directly to Microsoft Azure delivering a private connection that is more secure and should be faster than one over the public internet. It is surprising perhaps that it has taken this long…