Equinix joins Stanford Platform Lab

Equinix, Inc. has joined the Stanford Platform Lab, a diverse group of leading technology companies, Stanford University computer systems faculty, and top Stanford students, the company said.

As an integral part of the group, Equinix will lead technology innovation around interconnection that will continue to help solve the ever-changing needs and demands of enterprise customers looking to adopt hybrid, multi-cloud and Internet of Things (IoT) deployments.

Formed in 2015, the Stanford Platform Lab´s mission is to research new technology platforms that will enable future generations of technology applications, particularly as they relate to smart objects and IoT, mobile interconnection, and distributed cloud workloads. Equinix joins companies such as Facebook, Google, Cisco, and VMware who have also joined the Lab to support this initiative.

Equinix connects the world´s leading businesses to their customers, employees and partners inside the most interconnected data centers. In 40 markets worldwide, Equinix is where companies come together to realize new opportunities and accelerate their business, IT and cloud strategies.