Equinix expands reach of Oracle Cloud infrastructure

Maria Nikolova

Recent expansions in São Paulo, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto and Zurich now provide customers with private and highly secure connectivity to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure FastConnect via ECX Fabric.

Global interconnection and data center company Equinix Inc (NASDAQ:EQIX) has expanded the global reach of Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to help enterprises across five continents easily and privately connect to Oracle Cloud on Platform Equinix.

Recent global market expansions in São Paulo, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto and Zurich now offer customers in these cities private and highly secure connectivity to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure FastConnect via Equinix Cloud Exchange Fabric (ECX Fabric).

As a part of the expanded collaboration, Oracle customers using Oracle Cloud Infrastructure in the Phoenix data center region can also now directly connect to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure FastConnect from Equinix International Business Exchange (IBX) data centers in Los Angeles via ECX Fabric.

Thanks to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure FastConnect via ECX Fabric, enterprises can migrate and run compute, applications and data workloads to Oracle Cloud in a high-throughput, scalable manner that cuts costs and delivers consistent and predictable performance.

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc., a producer of commercial silica used for industrial applications in the oil and gas industry, has recently deployed Oracle Cloud Infrastructure FastConnect via ECX Fabric for interconnection to their corporate network. By privately connecting to Oracle Cloud on Platform Equinix, U.S. Silica has improved application performance for end users in offices throughout the United States, while also leveraging ECX Fabric to achieve continuous data synchronization with their disaster recovery sites.

At present, Oracle FastConnect is deployed in six Equinix IBX data centers, including Amsterdam, Chicago, Frankfurt, London, Sydney and Washington, D.C./Northern Virginia. Additionally, Equinix offers private onramps to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure FastConnect with connectivity via ECX Fabric available in 32 other metros globally, including:

  • Hong Kong, Melbourne, Osaka, Perth, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo.
  • Atlanta, Boston, Culpeper, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, São Paulo, Seattle, Silicon Valley and Toronto.
  • Dublin, Dusseldorf, Geneva, Helsinki, Madrid, Manchester, Milan, Munich, Paris, Stockholm, Warsaw and Zurich.

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