Equinix, Oracle offer direct access to Oracle Cloud in Asia Pacific

Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company and a worldwide Gold level member of the Oracle Partner Network (OPN), have announced the immediate availability of dedicated, private access to Oracle Cloud in its Sydney, Australia, International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data center, the company said.

Available via Oracle Cloud Network Service — FastConnect and the Equinix Cloud Exchangeâ„¢, access will be available for Oracle Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) as well as Platform as a Service (PaaS). This direct access enables enterprise customers in this growing region to migrate compute, applications and data to Oracle Cloud in a high-performance, low-latency manner for an optimal user experience.

This builds on previous announcements between Equinix and Oracle to offer direct connection to several Oracle PaaS and IaaS services, including database, Java, integration, analytics, compute and storage — in multiple regions around the globe. The addition of Sydney brings the total number of markets that Equinix is offering private access to Oracle Cloud to five, globally.

Equinix connects the world´s businesses to their customers, employees and partners inside the most interconnected data centers. In 44 markets worldwide, Equinix is where companies come together to realize new opportunities and accelerate their business, IT and cloud strategies.

Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) is Oracle´s partner program that provides partners with a differentiated advantage to develop, sell and implement Oracle solutions. OPN offers resources to train and support specialized knowledge of Oracle´s products and solutions and has evolved to recognize Oracle´s growing product portfolio, partner base and business opportunity.