November 15, 2012
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. & SYDNEY, Nov. 15 – Equinix, Inc., the global interconnection and data center company, today announced the availability of the AWS Direct Connect service to the Equinix SY3 International Business Exchange (IBX) data center in Sydney. With AWS Direct Connect, customers across Australia can connect their customer-owned and managed infrastructure directly to Amazon Web Services (AWS), establishing a private network connection that can reduce network costs, increase throughput, and deliver more consistent network performance than Internet-based connections.
Highlights / Key Facts
“By utilizing the AWS Direct Connect service via Equinix Singapore to connect to the AWS Cloud, we have been able to secure the cost benefits of cloud computing with the performance and scalability in a hybrid environment. This has a direct benefit to our customers with increased quality and reduced time to transcode large multimedia files of 200 gig to formats suitable for delivery over the web to many different devices. We are planning to replicate the Singapore setup in Sydney, now that the service is available," said Ian Gardiner, CEO of Viocorp.
Equinix, Inc., connects more than 4,000 companies directly to their customers and partners inside the world’s most networked data centers. Today, businesses leverage the Equinix interconnection platform in 30 strategic markets across the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific.
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