NetFoundry, EdgeConneX Partner
November 5, 2018
will deploy EdgeConneX's SDN-based (Software Defined Network) elastic
interconnection services in Edge Data Centers across its global
With NetFoundry, EdgeConneX continues
to extend its Edge ecosystem of key cloud and IoT enablement platforms,
providing enterprise customers with scalable, private and direct
connections to the world’s most popular cloud and IoT service providers,
including Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and more.
Cloud adoption by enterprises and SMBs continues at an ever-increasing
pace. According to Rightscale’s 2018 State of the Cloud Report, over 95
percent of enterprises use cloud and over 80 percent have a multi-cloud
strategy. However, security to the cloud continues to be a challenge for
over 75 percent of enterprises, along with cloud-related spend.
Meanwhile, Cisco’s latest Global Cloud Index predicts that by 2021 more
than 95 percent of data center traffic will be to and from the cloud.
Addressing all these challenges means a new networking solution is
required to better enable secure, cost-effective, high-performing access
to multiple cloud providers globally.
By collaborating with next-generation application-specific connectivity
enablers like NetFoundry, EdgeConneX helps enterprises maximize the
benefits, while at the same time minimize the impediments and concerns
of using the cloud. With private, dedicated access to leading cloud
providers from EdgeConneX data centers via the NetFoundry platform,
customers have the peace of mind of an economical, flexible and
high-performance networking solution.
deploying NetFoundry’s platform throughout EdgeConneX’s global Edge Data
Centers, we are helping bring a better cloud locally to enterprises,”
explains Phillip Marangella, Chief Marketing Officer, EdgeConneX.
“Whether it’s cloud, IoT, or SaaS applications, proximity increasingly
matters for both service providers and end users, so having NetFoundry’s
solution available at the Edge will benefit both.”
“It’s important for enterprises to have readily available access to
cloud service providers,” adds Galeal Zino, CEO of NetFoundry.
“NetFoundry’s collaboration with EdgeConneX is a major milestone toward
enhanced connectivity at the Edge of the network, bringing direct cloud
access where it’s needed most. Our software-only, global platform drives
cloud adoption throughout the enterprise community with unmatched
agility and simplicity. We look forward to providing EdgeConneX
customers the necessary means to achieve instant, fast, and reliable
connectivity to mission-critical cloud services.”
The first market that NetFoundry service will be available is in
Portland. Further expansion across the EdgeConneX data center network of
Edge Data Centers™ is planned for later in the year and in 2019.