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Platform Equinix expands services into six new markets

Platform Equinix expands services into six new markets

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Equinix, the world’s digital infrastructure company, has announced it is expanding private network access to Microsoft Azure via Azure ExpressRoute on Platform Equinix to service customers in six new global markets.

These are Berlin, Bogotá, Canberra, Dubai, Rio de Janeiro and Seoul.

The expanded service provides enterprises with direct, on-demand network access to a variety of Azure services, including Azure VMware Solution, which helps enterprises speed up their hybrid cloud transformations by moving or extending on-premises VMware environments to Azure.

With this expansion, private cloud on-ramps to Azure ExpressRoute are now available in 32 Equinix metros, further extending Equinix’s position as one of the leading providers of Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute on-ramps in the world.

Royce Thomas, Senior Vice President, Strategic Alliances and Global Account Management, Equinix, said: “In today’s cloud-first world, accessing private connectivity to major cloud providers like Microsoft Azure is a critical priority for enterprises as they transition to the cloud. By expanding our collaboration with Microsoft to offer Azure ExpressRoute cloud services, including Azure VMware Solution, to customers in more markets around the world, we’re helping companies get cloud ready by accelerating their hybrid cloud transformations on Platform Equinix.”

Azure ExpressRoute is currently available in Equinix International Business Exchange (IBX) data centers in 32 metros, including Bogotá, Canberra, Hong Kong, Osaka, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo.  

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