New Equinix Metal hardware is now available in five APAC data center hubs
Published 12 March 2021
Global data center company Equinix has announced that its new automated bare metal hardware for data centers, Equinix Metal, is now available in 18 global cities including five in APAC.
Singapore, Hong Kong, Seoul, Tokyo, and Sydney now have access to Equinix Metal to create new digital services with a DevOps-friendly system. This allows for seamless deployment across their hybrid cloud infrastructures.
Its integration with Equinix Fabric also means that by using Equinix Metal, businesses in APAC are able to connect to more than 10,000 networks, enterprises, clouds and SaaS platforms available on Platform Equinix via low-latency, private interconnection.
“Our vision at Equinix is to empower digital leaders with a trusted platform that brings together and interconnects the foundational infrastructure that powers their success,” commented Zac Smith, Managing Director at Equinix Metal.
“By expanding Equinix Metal globally, adding key networking capabilities and collaborating with leading hardware and software vendors to offer as a Service solutions, we’re helping customers, partners and the ecosystem at large create their digital advantage faster,” he added.
Jack Hogan, Vice President of Technology Strategy at Pure Storage, commented that: “By partnering with Equinix Metal, we are able to deliver an embedded, joint, global, on-demand Bare Metal as a Service solution that provides a seamless experience that combines best-in-class storage, compute and low-latency connectivity to clouds, enterprises and other ecosystems.”
Equinix Metal was unveiled October last year after the company’s acquisition of bare metal cloud provider, Packet, in March 2020.