SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA — December 9, 2010 — Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), a provider of global data centre services, today announced that Harbour IT, a leading information technology services company providing infrastructure, managed services, and cloud computing solutions, is expanding its presence within Equinix’s Sydney International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data centre to satisfy increasing customer demand for its cloud offering.
“We made the decision to increase our cloud capability due to growing demand,” said Adam Simpson, national cloud services manager at Harbour IT. “Harbour IT offers customers a choice - a reliable cloud-based Infrastructure as a Service as well as support for stand-alone systems and equipment on a cloud platform.”
Harbour IT selected Equinix because of its reliable and secure data centre facilities that enable the delivery of highly available services to end-users.
“Harbour IT’s presence within our cloud ecosystem, including more than 50 networks and interconnection services in Sydney, optimises performance and creates opportunity to sell their solutions to a diverse range of Equinix customers,” commented Darren Mann, managing director, Equinix Australia. “Platform Equinix provides the global presence, network density, and direct marketplace community that delivers an optimised end-user experience.”