Equinix is continuing with its growth initiative, announcing that it will open five new International Business Exchange (IBX) data centers in the coming weeks, increasing the scale of its platform by more than 10 percent.
Equinix has tapped Infinera and its DTN-X to provide optical networking connectivity between three locations, including Frankfurt, Toronto and Singapore, a move that it says will enable it to offer 10, 40 and 100G data center interconnect services.
Service provider interest in hybrid cloud continues to mount. According to a new Infonetics Research report, 82 percent of service providers surveyed said they plan on offering a hybrid cloud as a service (CaaS) by next year.
Equinix has acquired Nimbo, giving the data-center provider a new set of professional-services capabilities to help enterprise customers develop and implement hybrid cloud architectures.
8x8 is responding to its multinational enterprise customers' movement into the Asia-Pacific market by expanding the reach of its global cloud communications network in the region.
Equinix has tapped Apigee to provide it with application provider interfaces (API) for its Cloud Exchange platform, which gives application developers on-demand access to multiple clouds from multiple networks.
Colocation revenues continue to rise, a trend that Synergy Research Group said continued into the third quarter with the United States, Japan, United Kingdom and China being the dominant regions of growth.
Comcast Business is taking advantage of the growing cloud services trend by launching a new program that it says can provide a more efficient means for businesses to access their cloud services.
Equinix is enhancing its Cloud Exchange product, an interconnection solution that gives enterprise customers access to multiple cloud services and networks worldwide, by deploying Juniper Networks MX Series 3D Universal Edge routers in 19 markets.
BT is giving its wholesale customers more connectivity options by establishing three new data center points of presence (PoPs) inside the UK as part of a broader investment program in its fiber-based Ethernet network footprint.