22 October 2015
Equinix and managed cloud company Rackspace have revealed a collaboration to provide private access to Rackspace cloud services via Equinix International Business Exchange (IBX) data centres across North America.
provide access to Rackspace data centres using direct cross
connects, as well as the Equinix Cloud Exchange.
with Rackspace, we are making it easier for customers to access
and deploy the cloud infrastructure that makes the most sense
for them," said Mark Adams, chief development officer at
Global inside Equinix will give our customers new hosted cloud
services, and Rackspace customers will benefit from access to
any cloud provider on the Cloud Exchange, thus making
multi-cloud a reality."
access to cloud service providers in a secure environment, the
partnership will empower the customers of both Equinix and
Rackspace to realise the benefits of hybrid and multi-cloud
vast global datacentre footprint and the direct network access
they provide to leading cloud platforms such as Microsoft Azure
is a very powerful combination," John Engates, Rackspace
new collaboration, Rackspace continues to simplify
interconnection to multiple clouds in a way that enables our
customers to reap the full benefits of the hybrid cloud
– cost savings, scalability and increased performance
– in a managed and secure way."