To Maximise the Cloud, Focus on the Network

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The new reality is this: Your network connections to the cloud must deliver the uptime, security and performance required to meet your most urgent business demands and SLAs. This white paper discusses the value of leveraging high-performance interconnections to the cloud.


  • Customers can connect their private networks into Equinix IBX data centres and then choose from two options to create private connections to the GCP infrastructure
  • Dedicated Interconnect: This allows enterprise customers to connect GCP via a direct fibre cross connection. This provides 10 G connection, enabling organisations to scale their businesses through a dynamic data centre and interconnection platform
  • Partner Interconnect: This enables enterprises to connect GCP via the Equinix Cloud Exchange Fabric. This is an on-demand platform that enables Equinix enterprise customers to connect to GCP from 33 Equinix locations globally, at flexible bandwidth options of 50 Mbps to 10 Gbps



Public cloud usage is increasing significantly, with no end in sight. The public cloud market is growing at a compound annual rate of more than 22% and is expected to reach more than US$1.1 billion in the U.S. by 2023, according to research from Market Research Future.
Focus on the Network, White Paper