By joining the Equinix Cloud Exchange, CloudSigma will be available to enterprises worldwide. The Equinix Cloud Exchange is designed to accelerate cloud adoption and performance and enable hybrid-cloud IT through secure, on-demand access to multiple clouds and networks.
CloudSigma can utilize the Cloud Exchange to solve the business challenge of providing private cloud access to enterprise customers in an automated, high-performance and cost-effective manner.
CloudSigma will also be able to:
– Establish standardized business processes globally, lowering OPEX while benefiting from automated ordering and provisioning, reducing the time to onboard customer network connections.
– 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. Equinix said as a customer, CloudSigma has benefited from increased flexibility, scalability and reduced time to market – while enabling the company to win new business via Equinix’s business ecosystem.
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.