Level 3 Communications Inc. and Equinix, through its Cloud Exchange, are giving enterprises global access to a range of cloud services.
Equinix is an interconnection and data center company. Level 3 now integrates its Cloud Connect Solutions ecosystem with the Equinix Cloud Exchange, reaching 80 Equinix data centers around the world.
That means end users such as enterprises and government agencies may use a community of cloud service providers such as GoGrid, among others, and manage their business applications. All of this is done over a secure, private network, but customers may deploy hybrid services as a result.
Benefits of the partnership include: