Equinix, the data center colocation and interconnection provider, has become a Google Cloud Premier Partner. The idea behind this alliance is to enable enterprises to connect more easily and migrate workloads to Google Cloud, HostingJournalist reports.
Royce Thomas, Senior Vice President, Global Account Management at Equinix explained that “by providing real-time, flexible and scalable connectivity to Google Cloud for customers, partners and suppliers, we are providing critical solutions for digital enterprises looking to harness the power of the cloud.” This has been a major concern for the company, and to improve the process, they recently appointed industry veteran CB Velayuthan as their new Global Managing Director of Strategic Alliances, leading the business with Google.
The merger of Equinis Cloud Exchange Fabric (ECX Fabric) and Google Could Interconnect services should ensure more scalable hybrid multicloud services for Equinix clients. This integration should provide clients with secured key storage, encryption and tokenization services.
More about Equinix
Equinix, Inc. is an American multinational company headquartered in Redwood City, California, specilizaed in Internet connection and data centers. The company is a leader in global colocation data center market share, with 205 data centers in 25 countries on five continents (via Wikipedia).
As a supplementary support to businesses that aim to simplify hybrid multicloud infrastructures, the company recently released one of its largest expansions of ECX Fabric. This expansion is meant to provide increased access to a large ecosystem of clouds, networks, partners and customers, crucial to digital business.
In addition, Equinix caters direct connections to Google Cloud via GCI and ECX Fabric with the purpose to increase agility for enterprises in emerging market conditions.