May 24, 2021

Coevolve Selects Equinix to Help Organisations Accelerate Digital Transformation

Coevolve to offer integrated SD-WAN, security and cloud networking solutions on Equinix’s Network Edge to enable rapid deployment of hybrid multicloud in multiple geographies

SYDNEY, Australia, May 25, 2021 –  Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the world’s digital infrastructure company™, today announced Coevolve will provide customers with its telco-independent fully integrated SD-WAN, security and cloud networking solutions on Platform Equinix®. Through Network Edge and Equinix FabricTM, customers can deploy their digital-ready infrastructure anywhere in minutes.

With organisations accelerating digital transformation initiatives in the wake of COVID-19, many are migrating from physical infrastructure and embracing hybrid multicloud models and services to meet their objectives. This, combined with more dispersed employees and customers in different geographic locations, means networks must be agile, flexible and easier to deploy and manage.

By delivering its next generation SD-WAN, security and cloud networking solutions on Network Edge, an enterprise-grade virtual networking edge solution, Coevolve can enable its customers to manage their own end-to-end peering relationships with the cloud service providers of their choice via Equinix Fabric. This will enhance application performance for remote users within minutes and without any upfront capital expenses.

Highlights / Key Facts

  • Coevolve is a leading global provider of Integrated SD-WAN and Cloud Networking solutions, with clients in more than 78 countries on six continents
     
  • Coevolve’s telco-Independent SD-WAN Solutions provide enterprises with co-managed end-to-end SD-WAN that can deliver material benefits in performance, functionality and visibility, while achieving cost savings. There are four key components that include ISP Lifecycle Management, SD-WAN Overlay, Cloud-based Security and Management and Analytics.
     
  • Through the fast, optimised and secure site-to-applications delivery at the edge via private interconnection, customers can deploy a customised solution together with the consistent and predictable network performance, functionality and visibility necessary to meet their digital business needs.
     
  • Designed to accelerate digital transformation for global businesses, Network Edge by Equinix offers enterprises a new way to deploy virtual network services, within minutes, at the digital edge without a physical data centre deployment or hardware requirements.
     
  • Network Edge enables companies to reduce capital expenses and scale IT and network services globally by virtually deploying a digital-ready infrastructure. By utilising network functions virtualisation, Network Edge offers customers the choice of virtual network services from multiple vendors.
     
  • With more than 220 facilities across five continents, Platform Equinix enables organisations in Australia to connect to the world’s most important business markets quickly and easily, including financial centres and gateways to emerging economies. In Asia-Pacific, Equinix’s data centre footprint spans across key metros in Australia, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea and Singapore.

Quotes:

  • Ciaran Roche, Chief Technology Officer, Coevolve
    "Our decision to select Equinix and deliver our next generation technologies as a virtual network service on Network Edge will ensure our clients can implement their digital transformation initiatives with new levels of agility and improved end user experience. Our clients around the world will be able to have unique, globally available modular, co-managed network solutions optimised for intrinsically secure access to any public, private or SaaS cloud for their end users. The alignment of Equinix’s carrier-neutral services and Coevolve’s Telco-independent SD-WAN is compelling and maximises flexibility for our joint clients."
     
  • Guy Danskine, Managing Director, Equinix Australia
    "Today, many applications are rapidly moving to the cloud and legacy infrastructure can struggle to scale and address the performance demands of users. So, we are delighted that a global service provider like Coevolve has chosen our Network Edge solution to give customers the ability to deploy a digital ready infrastructure at the network’s edge within minutes and accelerate their digital transformation efforts regardless of location. We look forward to supporting more service providers in our mutual efforts to help digital leaders adopt next-generation network technologies."

Additional Resources

About Equinix 
Equinix (Nasdaq: EQIX) is the world’s digital infrastructure company, enabling digital leaders to harness a trusted platform to bring together and interconnect the foundational infrastructure that powers their success. Equinix enables today’s businesses to access all the right places, partners and possibilities they need to accelerate advantage. With Equinix, they can scale with agility, speed the launch of digital services, deliver world-class experiences and multiply their value.

Forward-Looking Statements
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Equinix
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