Equinix Cloud Exchange™ is an advanced interconnection solution that provides seamless, on-demand, and private connections to many clouds and many networks in major metro areas around the world. It makes the process of connecting to clouds as fast and flexible as the cloud itself. That’s why Equinix Cloud Exchange is the data center industry’s most secure, scalable, and broadly adopted cloud connectivity solution.
Equinix Cloud Exchange provides a secure path for accessing cloud resources with very high throughput and consistency. In fact, tests run in Equinix Solution Validation Centers™ show increased throughput of 147% when connecting directly to the cloud as compared to using public Internet connections.
We give you unrivaled choice and flexibility so you can pick the cloud services and connections best suited for your applications, workloads, and business requirements. Equinix is home to not only the most cloud services in the data center industry, but also to the top cloud providers. Our data centers are the only data centers where you can get private, direct connections to both Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure.
Equinix Cloud Exchange provides virtualized, private connections that are as scalable, on-demand, and easy-to-get as the cloud services they support. Multiple bandwidth options are available. And while it can sometimes take weeks to provision and configure network connections to cloud services, with Equinix Cloud Exchange, your cloud connection can be up and running in mere hours.
Equinix Cloud Exchange enables buyers and sellers to quickly provision cloud connections through the Cloud Exchange Portal or programmatically through APIs. The APIs allow sellers to build a single interface to Equinix Cloud Exchange, which allows for scalable provisioning and management of private, secure connections to their cloud services. Cloud buyers likewise benefit from the operational scalability API integration offers. The Cloud Exchange Portal offers comparable functionality for buyers and sellers not yet ready for API integration.
Businesses can currently join Equinix Cloud Exchange 17 markets worldwide, with 2 additional markets available by the end of Q4 2014. Equinix Cloud Exchange provides the geographic flexibility you need to connect to regional networks and clouds that can best fulfill the application performance needs of end users in distant regions, while reducing overall costs.
The Equinix Cloud Exchange brings together cloud service providers and users, enabling them to establish affordable, private, high-performance connections within Platform Equinix.
Building direct, secure, and reliable connectivity to cloud service providers with Equinix’s Performance Hub and the Equinix Cloud Exchange allow companies to bypass the concerns of the public Internet and take advantage of the many benefits of cloud computing.
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