GTT Communications, Inc. (“GTT”) (NYSE MKT: GTT), the leading global cloud networking provider to multinational enterprises announced today an agreement with Equinix to provide businesses with direct access to Amazon Web Services (AWS), Salesforce.com and other cloud services available on the Equinix Cloud Exchange inside Equinix International Business Exchange™ (IBX ®) data centers in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.
“GTT is excited to work with Equinix to bring businesses direct access to best-of-breed cloud services over our global network,” said Rick Calder, GTT President and CEO. “Our EtherCloud portfolio of wide-area-network services enables enterprises to seamlessly connect to any location around the world with direct access to any cloud service on the Equinix Cloud Exchange. This provides the security, performance and reliability many organizations need to fully adopt cloud services.”
The Equinix Cloud Exchange is an advanced interconnection solution that enables seamless, on-demand access to multiple cloud services hosted inside Equinix IBX data centers. By bringing together cloud service providers with enterprises and enabling them to establish private, high-performance connections, the Equinix Cloud Exchange gives cloud users direct access to the services they need to build sophisticated hybrid cloud solutions.
“Equinix sits at the intersection of cloud service providers, cloud network providers like GTT, and enterprise customers that want to use those services,” said Jim Poole, vice president, global service providers. “The availability of GTT’s network on the Equinix Cloud Exchange, allows customers the ability to move their most demanding applications to the cloud while meeting high standards for security, scalability and performance.”About GTT GTT operates a global Tier 1 IP network with the most interconnected Ethernet service platform around the world. We provide highly reliable, scalable and secure cloud networking services. Our clients trust us to deliver solutions with simplicity, speed and agility that are unmatched by other network providers. For more information visit GTT www.gtt.net.