Leading provider of cloud-enabled managed services to the global financial services sector to deploy in Equinix LD4 data centre to accelerate business performance
LONDON – NOVEMBER 26, 2018 – Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data centre company, today announced that Options, the leading provider of cloud-enabled managed services to the global financial services sector, will be deployed in Equinix’s expanded LD4 International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data centre. The £29 million expansion of the LD4 site at Equinix’s London Slough campus took place earlier this year. Options has committed to extending its relationship with Equinix in the UK with its deployment in LD4, which is planned to take place in January 2019. Options already has existing deployments with Equinix globally, including in New York, Singapore and Hong Kong.
With over 90 network service providers and access to a range of transatlantic cables, Equinix’s London Slough campus is one of the busiest network nodes in the UK, and offers latency in the region of 30 milliseconds to New York and 4 milliseconds to Frankfurt, making it an ideal high-performance hub for electronic trading, as well as cloud and content service provision.
With 200 data centres across its global footprint, Equinix’s partnership with Options has so far enabled its customers access to more than 1,600 network and 2,750 cloud and IT service providers. LD4’s newly expanded data centre facilities will further enable Options to increase its performance, reduce the time it takes to provision services, and improve its resiliency and reliability. This will have an increase Options’ business performance and increase the user experience of its customers.
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Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX) connects the world’s leading businesses to their customers, employees and partners inside the most-interconnected data centers. In 52 markets worldwide, Equinix is where companies come together to realise new opportunities and accelerate their business, IT and cloud strategies. http://www.equinix.com/
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