EdgeConneX and Faction partner together on multi-cloud service offerings

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24 October 2017 | Natalie Bannerman

EdgeConneX has announced that it has partnered with Faction, to deliver expanded multi-cloud service offerings to its customers across its Edge Data Centers (EDCs) portfolio.

The new solution has been deployed in the Portland EDC and the Denver facility will follow this quarter. EdgeConneX’s Internet ecosystem, provides cloud onramps to major cloud providers such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Oracle Cloud and many others.

Clint Heiden, chief commercial officer at EdgeConneX, said: "As cloud traffic rises exponentially, it is essential to provide access to innovative cloud service providers and partners that can help companies realize their strategic and commercial objectives," "The launch of Faction’s multi-cloud service offerings at our Portland and Denver Edge Data Centers underscores our commitment to making it easier for customers to reach the cloud and take advantage of industry-leading cloud technologies all in one secure edge location."

In addition the EdgeConneX Portland and Denver EDCs are in strategic proximity to network provider aggregation points, ensuring the lowest latency data delivery with improved security and quality of service for Faction customers.  

Also the EdgeConneX facilities provide Faction, an enterprise-class private cloud and backup infrastructure provider, with direct access to leading cloud providers at the Edge. Partnering with EdgeConneX will assist Faction in rapidly expanding its multi-cloud service offerings while enabling access to more private enterprises. 

"EdgeConneX is the nexus of interconnection in a very heated Portland hyperscale cloud market, and being a cross-connect away will enable our multi-cloud solutions and go-to-market strategy," said Luke Norris, CEO at Faction. "Our partnership will enhance our ability to build storage pools between hyperscale cloud providers with maximum control as we continue to shape the future of multi-cloud computing for our customers." 
In both the Portland and Denver facilities, Faction will leverage connectivity in a secure and reliable Edge Data Center, delivering high-performance and cost-effective VMware based clouds with Administrator-level access to VMware vCenter that offers unprecedented control, flexibility, and integration capabilities for hybrid and multi-cloud deployments.


Topics: EdgeConneX, Faction, Cloud, Luke Norris, Portland, Denver, Clint Heiden, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure


 

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