Connecting to LinkedIn...

W1siziisijiwmtuvmdqvmtuvmdgvntqvmzgvnzi1l01ptlrbu0hfqkxpr19vtljftkrfukvex0lnqudfx3jlc2l6zwrfyw5kx3jlbmrlcmvklmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimtkymhgxmjuwiyjdxq

Blog

Microsoft and Equinix collaborate to privately connect Azure cloud and on-premise IT

25/04/2014 by

W1siziisijiwmtqvmtavmjgvmtuvndqvmdcvody1l2zpbguixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisijywmhg0mdbcdtawm2uixv0

Equinix and Microsoft have collaborated to help businesses connect on-premise IT infrastructure with Azure cloud via a private network. The tie-up comes as enterprises seeking a hybrid cloud strategy want a secure and private connection between public cloud services and their in-house datacentres.

Businesses are demanding private and secure connections to the cloud to ensure optimal performance and scalability, according to analysts at research firm IDC.

“On-site applications, such as virtual desktops and customer relationship management (CRM), are migrating to the cloud, alongside big data and Internet of Things (IoT) business processes. As a result, companies are looking for cloud connectivity alternatives that offer more consistent performance than the public Internet can provide,” said Melanie Posey, research vice-president at IDC.

Through the partnership, Equinix will allow data centre customers to directly connect to Microsoft Azure cloud services and fully integrate cloud services and internal applications to build hybrid clouds. The partnership makes Equinix the first data centre provider to bring Microsoft Azure Express Route service to enterprises at 16 countries.

This article has been extracted from http://www.computerweekly.com, please click on this link to read the article in full http://www.computerweekly.com/news/2240219285/Microsoft-and-Equinix-collaborate-to-privately-connect-Azure-cloud-and-on-premise-IT

Montash is a multi-award winning, global IT recruitment firm. Specialising in permanent and contract positions across mid-senior appointments which cover a wide range of industry sectors and IT functions, including:

ERP, BI & Data, Information Security, IT Architecture & Strategy, Scientific Technologies, Demand IT and Business Engagement, Digital and E-commerce, Infrastructure and Service Delivery, Project and Programme Delivery.

With offices based in London, Montash has completed assignments in over 30 countries and has appointed technical professionals from board level to senior and mid-management in permanent and contract roles.

For more information please visit www.montash.com

comments powered by Disqus

Social Stream

Latest News

W1siziisijiwmtyvmtivmdcvmtavmdyvndkvntg0l0vudgvychjpc2ugcmvzb3vyy2ugcgxhbm5pbmcgy29wes5qcgcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisijm4mhgxmdajil1d

Infor launches new mobile solution

2016-12-07 09:00:00 +0000

Infor, one of the global leaders in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, has revealed that it is launching a new mobile solution. The company, which has focused on developing specialised business applications for a variety of industries, unveiled Infor Mobility for Field Service (MFS). The solution is a comprehensive mobility application that can streamline operations for employees working in the field. To ensure that field technicians are provi...

W1siziisijiwmtyvmtivmdyvmdkvmjcvmtavnze4l2nsb3vkihrly2hub2xvz3kgc2vydmljzxmuanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilcizodb4mtawiyjdxq

AI continues to infiltrate cloud computing se...

2016-12-06 09:00:00 +0000

With Google and Microsoft both already working on artificial intelligence (AI) software for their cloud services, it has been revealed that Amazon is now to join the battle. The internet giant is to prioritise developing AI for Amazon Web Services (AWS), the division that sells data storage and computing to IT professionals around the world. AWS is currently the fastest-growing division for Amazon, with the past year having seen sales soar by 60 per cen...