equinix inc (EQIX) Key Developments
AquaComms and Equinix to Create High Capacity Connection between New York and London
Aug 17 15
Equinix, Inc. announced that it is working with Aqua Comms Limited, on the deployment of its new transatlantic fiber optic system, America Europe Connect (AEConnect). Scheduled to be ready for service before the end of 2015, AEConnect, spanning more than 5,400 km across the Atlantic between Long Island, NY and the West Coast of Ireland with stubbed branching units for future landings, will provide high capacity connectivity from New York to London and beyond to greater Europe. Equinix'sNew York and London International Business Exchange (IBX®) data center campuses serve as carrier-neutral network access points for AquaComms to connect its low latency subsea cable route. This new connectivity between North America and London allows network service providers to be able to tap into economic opportunities stemming from a presence in two of the biggest commercial centers in the world.
Equinix Inc. Announces Availability of AWS Direct Connect Available in Osaka Osaka International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) Data Center
Aug 17 15
Equinix, Inc. announced the immediate availability of Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect in Equinix's Osaka International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data center (OS1). With AWS Direct Connect, companies across Asia can connect their privately owned and managed infrastructure directly to AWS, establishing a private connection to the AWS Cloud that reduces costs, increases throughput, and delivers
more consistent application performance. The Osaka offering is the second in Japan, with AWS Direct Connect also available in Equinix'sTokyo (TY2) data center, and it brings the total number of Equinix metros offering the service to nine, globally, with four in Asia Pacific.
Equinix, Inc. Announces NexGen Deploys New Network Points of Presence
Aug 13 15
Equinix, Inc. and NexGen Networks announced that NexGen has deployed new network Points of Presence (PoPs) in its Tokyo (TY3) and Frankfurt (FR2) data centers. This expansion adds coverage of the APAC region for NexGen customers. As a longtime Equinix customer, NexGen Networks has leveraged Platform Equinix™ to scale its business to now provide an ultra-low latency route between Europe and Asia to meet the needs of global enterprises.
Equinix Mulls Acquisitions
Aug 11 15
Equinix, Inc. (NasdaqGS:EQIX) is seeking acquisitions. Charles Meyers, Chief Operating Officer, said, "Asia, I believe, just to respond directly to your question, is a market where we believe there are opportunities for us to extend the platform either in terms of reach or scale or both via acquisitions."
Equinix, Inc. Presents at Raymond James 2015 Telecom Investment Summit, Aug-18-2015 09:30 AM
Aug 7 15
Equinix, Inc. Presents at Raymond James 2015 Telecom Investment Summit, Aug-18-2015 09:30 AM. Venue: Park City, Utah, United States. Speakers: John Knuff, Vice President, Global Enterprise.