Equinix, a global interconnection and data center company declared that it will be prolonging access to Alibaba Cloud, the third-largest global provider of Infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS). Alibaba Cloud is the digital technology and intellectual backbone of Alibaba Group. Access will be offered by Platform Equinix for clients from 17 metros worldwide. By its API integration with ECX Fabric, the extension will let enterprises from these global markets efficiently and confidentially connect to Alibaba Cloud on Platform Equinix.
9700 clients including 1800 network providers
As per the announcement, Alibaba Cloud could additionally experience safe, protected access to a powerful interconnected ecosystem of more than 9700 clients including 1800 network providers and around 2900 cloud and IT service providers worldwide to improve performance, lower latency, and improve its efficiency for its clients.
Equinix’s Senior Vice President, Global Account Management, Royce Thomas stated that they are pleased to intensify their partnership with Alibaba Cloud in the latest metros across the globe. Offering cloud computing has become a top preference for enterprises in the current digital economy. Usually, direct access to cloud service providers such as Alibaba Cloud through low latency, high-speed connections are benefiting enterprises acquire a competitive benefit and fully leverage the benefits of the cloud. They are glad that they share a mutual intent with Alibaba Cloud to assist enterprises in locating services, connect with them, and create priceless connections with their business partners. Through this expanded outreach they will carry on with the partnership with Alibaba Cloud and support furthermore enterprises in accelerating their digital expedition around the world.
Alibaba Cloud offers a more extensive suite of cloud computing services to businesses around the globe. Few services include Storage, Relational Databases, Elastic Compute Service, CDN, and Big Data Solution.
Alibaba’s distinct and rich ecosystem scales from e-commerce and payments to logistics and supply chain management solutions.
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