Equinix, Inc., the global interconnection and data center company, today announced the general availability of Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute via the Equinix Cloud Exchange in Australia later this year. ExpressRoute is designed to help customers bridge public cloud and on-premise IT to privately and securely extend enterprise networks while improving performance, reliability and scalability. The Equinix Cloud Exchange enables customers to connect to Microsoft Azure in Equinix International Business Exchange (IBX®) data centers in Australia. The Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute service is being rolled out in multiple areas in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and South America throughout 2014.
Additionally, Equinix will be participating at Microsoft TechEd 2014. The event is taking place on October 27th & 28th at The Royal Hall of Industries, 1 Driver Ave, Moore Park.
Equinix, Inc. (equinix.com), connects more than 4,500 companies directly to their customers and partners inside the world’s most networked data centers. Today, businesses leverage the Equinix interconnection platform in 32 strategic markets across the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific.
Forward Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from expectations discussed in such forward-looking statements. Factors that might cause such differences include, but are not limited to, the challenges of acquiring, operating and constructing IBX centers and developing, deploying and delivering Equinix services; unanticipated costs or difficulties relating to the integration of companies we have acquired or will acquire into Equinix; a failure to receive significant revenue from customers in recently built out or acquired data centers; failure to complete any financing arrangements contemplated from time to time; competition from existing and new competitors; the ability to generate sufficient cash flow or otherwise obtain funds to repay new or outstanding indebtedness; the loss or decline in business from our key customers; and other risks described from time to time in Equinix's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In particular, see Equinix's recent quarterly and annual reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, copies of which are available upon request from Equinix. Equinix does not assume any obligation to update the forward-looking information contained in this press release.