Equinix Announces Completion of Network Build-out at NY9
FREMONT, CA: Equinix, a provider of carrier-neutral data center and internet exchanges, has announced a completion of network build-out by United Fiber and Data (UFD) in its NY9 data center located at 111 8th Avenue, one of the largest tech buildings in New York City. UFD’s privately owned and operated network provides clients with a reliable, low-latency DWDM fiber network.
With this latest network build out in its NY9 data center by UFD, Equinix has facilitated networking services from a major player and already housed infrastructure for cloud service providers. “Equinix was one of the first data center providers to offer private access to both Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure, and we have grown to offer direct connections to all the leading global providers,” said Brian Lillie, CIO, Equinix.
The expansion by UFD into NY9 will allow its clients and customers access to broader network connectivity. UFD's network bypasses major corridors and city centers. The company strategically designed a path, between New York City and Washington, D.C., to avoid single points of failure with a solution that offers fast and diverse dark fiber access and connectivity.
“We take pride in offering facilities with the best network connectivity in the world, and our customers have come to depend on that,” states Jim Poole, Vice President, Global Ecosystem Development at Equinix. “Our NY4 and NY9 data centers are used by some of the largest and most important companies across a variety of verticals. Our work with UFD, and the access it grants us to low latency alternative network, provides our customers with the benefits of reliable and diverse connectivity.”
MDC-The Arrival of Future Data Centers
By Chris Tjotjos, VP, Cisco Solutions Practice, Black Box...
By Laura Jackson, Sr. Manager-Risk Management, ABS Consulting
By Jason Cradit, VP of Information Systems, Willbros Group
By Steve Garske, Ph.D., Senior Vice President & Chief...
By Roman Trakhtenberg, CEO, Luxoft
By Renee P Wynn, CIO, NASA
By Mike Morris, CIO, Legends
By Louis Carr, Jr., CIO, Clark County
By Andrew Macaulay, CTO, Topgolf Entertainment Group
By Dominic Casserley, President and Deputy CEO, Willis...
By Dave Nelson, SVP-Portfolio Lead, Avanade, Inc.
By Michael Cross, SVP & CIO, CommScope Holding Company Inc.
By Pauly Comtois, VP DevOps, Hearst Business Media
By Dan Adam, CIO, Extreme Networks
By Matt Schlabig, CIO, Worthington Industries
By David Tamayo, CIO, DCS Corporation
By Scott Cardenas, CIO, City and County of Denver
By Marc Kermisch, VP & CIO, Red Wing Shoe Co.
By Brian Drozdowicz, VP, Digital Services, Siemens...
By Les Ottolenghi, EVP and CIO, Caesars Entertainment