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IBM partners with Equinix, extends cloud to 12 additional locations

IBM is expanding its cloud platform to 12 new locations and partnering with Equinix for nine of them

IBM has aggressively expanded its cloud platform with the addition of twelve datacentres across North America, Asia Pacific and Europe. The move will see the IT giant partner with Equinix for nine of those datacentres.

LeaseWeb announces Hong Kong datacentre in latest expansion effort

LeaseWeb is partnering with Pacnet in Hong Kong to provide cloud and colocation services to the local market

Hosting, cloud and colocation provider LeaseWeb has opened a datacentre in Hong Kong to drive adoption of the company’s services in the region. The move comes just one month after the company announced a US expansion and partnership with Equinix.

Telefónica partners with Equinix cloud exchange

Telefónica is linking its IP MPLS network to Equinix's cloud exchange

Spanish operator Telefónica announced that the company will offer direct connectivity to Equinix’s cloud exchange in a bid to bolster access to a broader array of commercial cloud services.

Equinix’s $43m Tokyo datacentre to open in 2016

Equinix is building its fifth datacentre in Tokyo, aimed primarily at cloud service providers and the financial services sector

Equinix announced it intends to build its fifth datacentre in Tokyo to meet strong demand from financial services firms, cloud and content providers operating in the region.

LeaseWeb taps Equinix for US cloud expansion

LeaseWeb is partnering with Equinix for its US expansion

LeaseWeb is looking to Equinix to help facilitate the cloud, colo and hosting provider’s expansion in the US West Coast. The move comes just months after the company expanded its presence in Germany and Singapore.

Equinix, XO Communications partner on cloud exchange

XO Communications will provide private, direct network access for Equinix's cloud exchange

Datacentre operator Equinix has teamed up with telecoms firm XO Communications, which will provide secure high-speed access for Equinix’s cloud exchange in its International Business Exchange (IBX) datacentres.

CloudSigma moves into Equinix Cloud Exchange

CloudSigma is the latest cloud service provider to join Equinix's growing cloud interconnection service

Cloudsigma is the latest cloud service provider to join Equinix Cloud Exchange, a service that links up multiple cloud platforms within Equinix datacentres globally, in a bid to ease hybrid cloud enablement.

Orange Business Services lands in Equinix Cloud Exchange

Orange Business Services is the latest cloud services provider to land in Equinix's growing global cloud exchange

Equinix’s global cloud exchange saw the addition of Orange Business Services this week, the latest cloud service provider to tip its hat and join the datacentre operator’s growing cloud interconnection service.

IBM takes SoftLayer to Hong Kong

IBM announced the opening of its first SoftLayer facility in Hong Kong this week

The Hong Kong facility will add more than 15,000 physical servers to IBM’s Asia Pacific datacentre footprint, which already includes another datacentre in Singapore.

Equinix to roll-out Azure ExpressRoute in 16 markets to bolster private links

Equinix will be rolling out Microsoft technology that allows private connections between on-premise, colocated servers and Windows Azure

Global cloud services provider operator Equinix announced a deal with Microsoft this week that will see the company deploy Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute technology in its international business exchange (IBX) datacentres in 16 markets. The deal, a first for Microsoft, is intended to help reassure customers with security concerns about hybrid cloud deployments.