Cloud Networking

Cloud Exchange

Cloud Exchange, connect to any application in the cloud.

XBAND ENTERPRISES COLOCATION SERVICES PROVIDE A SIMPLE, COMPREHENSIVE SUITE OF CONNECTIVITY SOLUTIONS TO IMPLEMENT YOUR FLEXIBLE IT STRATEGY

Data Center Cloud Exchange
  1. Direct Connect is an ultra-cost-effective secure Layer 1 solution. Direct Connect provides low latency, high throughput connectivity within Equinix data centers, linking enterprise infrastructure with networks, clouds, applications, content and other IT services.

  2. Ethernet Exchange is a cost-effective secure Layer 2 solution. Equinix Ethernet Exchange provides high bandwidth, QoS-enabled connectivity from Equinix data centers to nearly 10 million buildings globally, linking HQ and branch offices to enterprise infrastructure.

  3. Optimized Internet is a cost-effective Layer 3 solution. Optimized Internet provides low-latency connectivity to global, regional and local Internet providers, linking remote end-users to enterprise infrastructure within Equinix data centers.

ENABLING PRIVATE VIRTUAL CONNECTIONS FOR DIRECT CLOUD ACCESS

Cloud services are being quickly adopted worldwide, but concerns about them linger. People worry cloud services mean more expense with less reliability, control and security. data-center-cloud-exchangeThe Equinix Cloud Exchange brings together cloud service providers and users, enabling them to establish affordable, private, high-performance connections within Platform Equinix.

Cloud Exchange is an Ethernet switching service that enables private virtual connections for direct cloud access with automated provisioning.

Key features of the Cloud Exchange include:

  • On-Demand Cloud Connection Automation – Our portal and APIs simplify the process of managing connections to multiple cloud services.
  • One Port, Many Virtual Circuits – Equinix is home to over 450 cloud services providers, and the number is growing.
  • As more join the Cloud Exchange, service providers and users can connect to more participants over a single physical port.
  • Global Reach – The data centers that host the Cloud Exchange are found in 20 top-tier markets globally.
  • Secure, High-Performance Direct Connections – Direct connections within the data center are more secure and reliable and have lower latency.

ENTERPRISE

  • Increase Speed to Multi-Cloud – Automated, near-real time provisioning to multiple cloud service providers
  • Improve Performance – Improve cloud application performance by connecting directly to cloud service providers
  • Increase Security – Build a more secure application environment by deploying applications within your data center’s local area network
  • Reduce Cost – Lower your total cost of private network connectivity to cloud service providers

NETWORK SERVICE PROVIDERS’

  • Create Customer Value – Aggregate cloud service providers for private cloud connectivity, increasing the value of private network services
  • Simplify Operations – Offer a streamlined network interconnection facility, saving capital expense
  • Reduce Complexity – Establish standardized business processes, saving operational expense
  • Improve Time to Market – Speed time to market with easily accessible cloud services, reducing development costs

CLOUD SERVICE PROVIDERS

  • Expand Market Reach – Aggregate private network service providers, increasing enterprise market reach
  • Automate Provisioning – Offer streamlined, automated network interconnection, saving capital expense
  • Reduce Complexity – Establish standardized business processes, saving operational expense

CLOUD CONNECTION AUTOMATION

The Equinix Cloud Exchange’s advanced interconnection capabilities make it easier to manage connections to multiple cloud services, while removing concerns about security, performance, reliability and vendor lock-in.

Customers use the Equinix Cloud Exchange Portal or API to create, monitor and modify virtual circuits in near real-time. The provisioning of virtual circuits is automated end-to-end, from the Cloud Exchange to the cloud service provider. That saves time and reduces operational complexity.

CLOUD EXCHANGE AVAILABILITY

Cloud Exchange is available in 20 markets globally

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