25 February 2008
Equinix Presents Insights on Data Network Peering in Asia at 14th Annual APRICOT Conference Held in Taipei
The Two-Day Peering Track at APRICOT Conference Features Speakers from Key Network and Content Providers
SINGAPORE — February 25, 2008 — Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the leading provider of network-neutral data centers and Internet exchange services, today announced that it will present its insights on the effects of deregulation and the dynamics of peering markets within Asia at APRICOT, the Asia Pacific Regional Internet Conference on Operational Technologies, in Taipei.
Raphael Ho, Director of Network Engineering and Operations for Equinix Asia-Pacific will present the above topic as part of the two-day Peering and ISP Track, taking place on 25th to 26th February, chaired by William Norton, co-founder and chief technical liaison of Equinix.
Other speakers for the Peering and ISP Track include Edward Henigin of Giganews, who will share a case study on the feasibility of the Asia network build out, as well as Bong Hwa Song from Korea Telecom who will present an overview of Korea and International Peering. AOL's Vijay Gill will discuss how to establish relationships with Tier 1 ISPs, and Patrick Gilmore from Akamai will provide a Content Delivery Network provider's perspective on peering in Asia.
Founded in 1996, APRICOT is Asia's premier Internet summit. The event gathers the region's network service providers, enabling the establishment of peering relationships and knowledge sharing within the Internet and content provider communities. Equinix is an APRICOT 2008 Silver Sponsor. This year's conference takes place in Taipei, Taiwan, from 20 February to 29 February, at the Howard Plaza Hotel Taipei. �
Equinix is the leading global provider of network-neutral data center and interconnection services, offering premium colocation, traffic exchange and outsourced IT infrastructure solutions. Global enterprises, content companies, systems integrators and network service providers look to Equinix Internet Business Exchange (IBX®) centers for world-class reliability and network diversity. Equinix IBX centers serve as critical, core hubs for IP networks and Internet operations worldwide. With 39 IBX centers located in 18 strategic markets across North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific, Equinix enables customers to reliably operate their mission-critical infrastructure on a global basis.
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