Direct access to Syniverse solutions enable colocation customers inside Equinix data centers to scale their networks for improved reach, performance and revenue gains
Equinix Inc. (Nasdaq:EQIX), a provider of global data center services, today announced the availability of the Syniverse PRIMESM IPX Solution, the leading global gateway for enabling IP access to the mobile cloud, in several of Equinix’s International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data centers. Direct access to Syniverse inside Platform Equinix™ exemplifies the caliber and proximity of vital go-to-market partners that drive high-performance, high-value and differentiated services to consumers and enterprises worldwide.
The Syniverse IPX Solution delivers unmatched reliability and unparalleled scalability to propel growth for companies throughout the entire mobile value chain on Platform Equinix. These supply-chain partners include other service enablers, mobile network operators (MNOs), cable providers, ISPs, and content and application providers.
Mobile communications is experiencing unprecedented growth worldwide. According to the February 2012 report Mobile is the New Face of Engagement by Forrester Research, one billion consumers worldwide will have smartphones by 2016. In that same timeframe, mobile spend will reach $1.3 trillion as the mobile apps market reaches $55 billion and mobile commerce growth exceeds $31 billion. To address the demand for mobile services, companies must be able to scale the mobile infrastructure to increase capacity, improve user experience and deliver new services to meet demands of mobile users.
“As the interconnection point for the world’s leading businesses, Equinix offers Syniverse an ideal platform to easily integrate our proven network solutions into the mobile strategies of Platform Equinix participants,” said John Wick, senior vice president, Global Network Solutions, Syniverse.
“The Equinix global ecosystem comprises leading companies whose solutions have paved the way to enabling global interoperability within mobile and wireless,” said Jim Poole, general manager, Global Networks and Mobility at Equinix. “With hundreds of companies driving innovation and growth in the mobile industry, we see the addition of Syniverse to Platform Equinix as a great example of how our global architectural model can enhance lines of business for companies,” Poole said.
The Syniverse IPX solution is available in select Equinix’s IBX data centers to quickly and easily establish direct interconnections that access next-generation IP services and reach more than three billion mobile subscribers worldwide. The centers are located across North America, Europe and Asia including Atlanta (AT2, AT3), Chicago (CH1, CH3), Dallas (DA1, DA2, DA3), Philadelphia (PH1), Phoenix (PX1), Seattle (SE2), Tampa (TA1), Toronto (TR1), Washington, D.C. (DC2), Amsterdam (AM1), London (LD5), Hong Kong (HK1) and Singapore (SG1). Search for Syniverse in the right data center location for your business using Equinix Marketplace™, a web-based portal that makes it possible to quickly find and directly connect potential partners, customers and suppliers of digital services.