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Bypass the public Internet and offer reliable, faster connections to Azure with superior data privacy and security

Equinix Speeds Access to Azure and Microsoft 365 for Remote Workers

Enables Network Optimisation via Equinix Cloud Exchange Fabric and Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute

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Equinix is a leading provider of Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute deployments. ExpressRoute connections bypass the public Internet and offer reliable, faster connections to Azure with superior data privacy and security. Equinix Cloud Exchange Fabric™ is an advanced interconnection solution that, when combined with Azure ExpressRoute™, enables seamless, on-demand, direct access to Microsoft Azure. Companies get the best possible latency and performance using Equinix Cloud Exchange Fabric (ECX Fabric™) for Microsoft ExpressRoute cloud deployments.

ECX Fabric and Azure ExpressRoute

With Equinix and Microsoft, you can optimise application performance operating in Azure and enhance user experiences to improve workplace productivity.

  • Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute - Provides private, dedicated, high-throughput network connection to Microsoft Azure
  • Equinix Cloud Exchange Fabric® (ECX Fabric®) - An advanced interconnection solution that offers software-defined direct connections to multiple cloud services from a single physical port.

When combined with Azure ExpressRoute, ECX Fabric enables seamless, on-demand, direct access to Microsoft Azure.

Equinix is the Leading Provider of Microsoft ExpressRoute Globally

Equinix Cloud Exchange Fabric™ is an advanced interconnection solution that, when combined with Azure ExpressRoute™, enables seamless, on-demand, direct access to cloud services such as Microsoft Azure and Office 365. Available through Equinix in locations on five continents, ExpressRoute is available in Equinix data centres across 26+ global locations.

Features and benefits

Boost performance for end users

With data next to clouds, provide low latency and production-level performance that users and apps require – with latencies as low as sub-1 ms or up to 96% better performance

Leverage multiple clouds

Maximise agility and scalability as well as reduce costs and connect to essential cloud providers

Manage security risks in public clouds

Safeguard data through a dedicated connection that meets data privacy and sovereignty rules across 18+ major countries

Accelerate digital transformation

From legacy data centres to a digital-ready infrastructure, Equinix can accelerate digital transformation for a cloud-adjacent architecture