London, 18th March 2014 — The Dubai IBX of Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data centre company, today announced its strategic collaboration with Custom Connect, a global reseller of high-performance network solutions to bring bespoke data centre services to Equinix’s enterprise clients.
Through Custom Connect, organisations that wish to connect with Equinix Dubai can now benefit from a reduction in the complexity of sourcing, designing and managing their business-critical network and colocation infrastructure.
With a large number of carrier network providers in the Equinix DX1 IBX, customers can now optimise their networks based on price, quality of service and service offering. Custom Connect will allow telco-operators, enterprises and finance verticals to broaden their
worldwide growth opportunities.
Custom Connect will deliver a full suite of managed network services where, from provisioning to SLA management, it is the single point of contact. This is supplemented with its full agnostic carrier footprint, which includes access to over 2,000 carriers on a global level.
Custom Connect’s ultra low latency solutions are utilised by the world’s leading financial services, trading and time-sensitive organisations to ensure high performance, the lowest latency and the strongest service level agreements (SLAs) between key exchanges and FX liquidity venues.
About Custom Connect:
Custom Connect is a global reseller of high-performance network solutions. Its carrier-neutral approach ensures customers are provided reliable, integrated connectivity through a single point of contact. This lowers costs, improves network management, helps consolidate support and simplifies sourcing. Its specialism in developing and implementing low-latency networks, tailored to customer requirements, has made it a specialist in time-sensitive industries.
Its custom-built solutions vary from private dark fibre, wavelength, Ethernet and IP networks to more specialist connectivity options like bespoke microwave and millimeter wave. For multinational organisations with complex infrastructure challenges, Custom Connect offers fully managed multi-site connectivity services, which includes site-to-site networking, local and centralised IP services, co-location services and data centre connectivity. Every client receives dedicated project management and 24x7 support.
Its customers include the Fortune 500/FTSE100, High-Frequency Trading Desks, banks, ISPs, premium retail brands, media and others. Its headquarters is in Amersfoort, Netherlands and its UK operations are located in the City of London.
For more information, please visit http://www.custom-connect.net or follow on Twitter @customconnectuk
About Equinix MENA:
Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ: EQIX), is the first international data center provider in the Middle East, which opened its first MENA data center in Dubai at the International Media Production Zone (IMPZ), in alliance with du in January 2013. Through its MENA operations it aims to establish the first world-class, carrier-neutral hub in the region where carriers, content providers, cloud providers, financial service and enterprise customers co-locate critical data infrastructure.
Globally, the company 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. For more information, please visit www.equinix.ae .
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