Equinix becomes pare of Industrial Internet Consortium

interconnection and data center company Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX) has joined the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), the global, member-supported organization that promotes the accelerated growth of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), the company said.

Membership provides Equinix opportunities to engage and contribute to innovation, best practices and evolution initiatives the industrial internet is achieving.

The Industrial Internet Consortium is a global, member-supported, organization that promotes the accelerated growth of the Industrial Internet of Things by coordinating ecosystem initiatives to securely connect, control and integrate assets and systems of assets with people, processes and data using common architectures, interoperability and open standards to deliver transformational business and societal outcomes across industries and public infrastructure.

Equinix, Inc. connects businesses to their customers, employees and partners inside the most interconnected data centers. In 40 markets across five continents, Equinix is where companies come together to realize new opportunities and accelerate their business, IT and cloud strategies.