November 29, 2011
nScaled Selects Equinix to Support the Expansion of its Cloud Disaster Recovery Services
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — November 29, 2011 — Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), a provider of global data center services, today announced that nScaled is leveraging Equinix International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data centers in London and Ashburn to deliver its hybrid cloud and disaster recovery services to customers. nScaled has also opened a storefront in the Equinix Marketplace™ to promote and sell its services to the more than 4,000 potential customers that are on Platform EquinixÔ.
Part of Equinix’s growing ecosystem of more than 800 cloud and IT service providers, nScaled provides hybrid cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS) for the enterprise. nScaled offers risk-averse customers multiple cloud solutions, including primary application hosting, disaster recovery and backup. With Platform Equinix, nScaled benefits from the ability to connect to network and service providers to quickly and securely deploy services to customers. Equinix’s global footprint of highly secure data centers enables nScaled to offer services that meet the most stringent compliance requirements and deliver end-to-end enterprise-class service.
“For nScaled to deliver enterprise-class cloud infrastructure to our risk-averse customers, it’s vital that we build our Remote Cloud data centers in the best available co-location facilities,” said Mark Hadfield, CEO at nScaled. “In addition to providing world-class IBX facilities, Equinix also has the global reach we need as we expand our business worldwide.”
Backup and disaster recovery services must deliver a level of redundancy that allows for a rapid recovery and return to operations. nScaled leverages snapshot technology for near-continuous backup, allowing customers to recover in minutes using either remote or local infrastructure. The network density, standardization and consistency of services provided by Platform Equinix allow nScaled to maintain an extremely high level of service to its customers.
“The combination of Platform Equinix and the Equinix Marketplace gives nScaled the opportunity to open up new revenue streams by connecting directly with Equinix customers who require hybrid cloud services to support deployments in new markets or to meet their operational or disaster recovery needs,” said Vince DiMemmo, general manager of global cloud and IT services for Equinix.
About nScaled, Inc.
nScaled provides hybrid cloud infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) for the enterprise. nScaled offers risk-averse customers multiple cloud solutions, including primary application hosting, disaster recovery, and backup. All services take advantage of our global network of Remote Cloud data centers plus our on-premises Local Cloud appliance, all managed as one secure, seamless infrastructure. The company is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in London. For more information, please visit http://www.nscaled.com or write to firstname.lastname@example.org
Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX) connects businesses with partners and customers around the world through a global platform of high performance data centers, containing dynamic ecosystems and the broadest choice of networks. Platform Equinix connects more than 4,000 enterprises, cloud, digital content and financial companies including more than 680 network service providers to help them grow their businesses, improve application performance and protect their vital digital assets. Equinix operates in 38 strategic markets across the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific and continually invests in expanding its platform to power customer growth. http://www.equinix.com.
Forward Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from expectations discussed in such forward-looking statements. Factors that might cause such differences include, but are not limited to, the challenges of acquiring, operating and constructing IBX centers and developing, deploying and delivering Equinix services; unanticipated costs or difficulties relating to the integration of companies we have acquired or will acquire into Equinix; a failure to receive significant revenue from customers in recently built out or acquired data centers; failure to complete any financing arrangements contemplated from time to time; competition from existing and new competitors; the ability to generate sufficient cash flow or otherwise obtain funds to repay new or outstanding indebtedness; the loss or decline in business from our key customers; and other risks described from time to time in Equinix’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In particular, see Equinix’s recent quarterly and annual reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, copies of which are available upon request from Equinix. Equinix does not assume any obligation to update the forward-looking information contained in this press release.
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