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Equinix Wants to Do to Data Center Connectivity What AWS Did to Computing

Submitted by on December 4, 2017 – 11:46 pmNo Comment

Equinix has created an empire by building data center hubs where companies can interconnect their networks – nerve centers of the internet and private corporate networks. In many places around the world, an Equinix facility is where a single customer can access an unrivaled amount of carriers, cloud companies, CDNs, and all other types of service providers who help ensure their applications or content reaches their intended end users.

And while simply being inside such a nerve center already makes a network architect’s life easier (because they can reach all the networks you need from one place), turning every link up is still a complicated and lengthy process. After they’ve negotiated the terms and signed a contract with the service provider, the colocation provider has to provision a physical interconnect, and it may take days, weeks, and sometimes months, for the link to go live.

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