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The Network Edge offer is tightly integrated with the global interconnection fabric that includes network service providers, cloud providers, financial services companies, enterprises and content providers on Platform Equinix®, thus providing customers seamless access to Equinix’s digital marketplace.

Frost & Sullivan Analyst Report, “Equinix Network Edge Bridging the NFV Gap in Enterprise WAN Middle Mile".


Frost & Sullivan - Equinix Network Edge Bridges the NFV Gap in Enterprise WAN with Local Data Centers

A report from the research firm Frost & Sullivan examines the value and significance of Equinix Network Edge for enterprises. The “network edge” is increasingly located in carrier-neutral colocation facilities or data centre hubs operated by firms such as Equinix, as opposed to a company’s physical location or branch site. Businesses can benefit by deploying network functions as virtual network services.


Data hubs are interconnected, low-latency, reliable routes to global metro centres
Businesses can create virtual cross-connects to any other location/
Network Edge puts virtual network services in the middle mile, proximate to businesses’ digital partners

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