October 28, 2008
Voxel Extends Deployment to Equinix Data Centers in Seven Markets to Support Global Operations for Top Web Sites
New York, NY and Foster City, CA - October 28, 2008 - Voxel dot Net, Inc, a managed hosting and content delivery network services provider, and Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), a provider of global data center services, today announced that Voxel has expanded operations to Equinix International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data centers in Singapore, Amsterdam and Dallas, bringing Voxel's total deployment with Equinix to seven different markets. The companies also announced that Voxel will participate on the Equinix Direct platform, providing IP network capacity to bandwidth buyers operating at Equinix.
Voxel is a leading provider of managed hosting and content delivery solutions including dedicated servers, high availability managed clusters and managed application deployment for company websites such as The New York Observer, Hasbro, Porsche Cars of North America, DailyKos, Perez Hilton and Air America Radio. The company now offers its full suite of services from 15 locations across three continents, which are interconnected with its own International IP backbone with extensive peering relationships.
>In addition to enhancing its U.S., European and Asian presence by leveraging Equinix's high-performance data centers and the aggregation of strategic partners operating in those centers, Voxel will also provide IP backbone services through the Equinix Direct service. Equinix Direct enables enterprises, content providers and other bandwidth purchasers operating at Equinix to quickly and easily diversify their IP connections to any number of network providers in order to achieve more reliable performance and significant cost savings.
“As we continue to grow our global network and service offerings further into Asia and Europe, Equinix continues to be a valuable partner because they give us the worldwide footprint that is pivotal to our service-oriented mission,” said Zachary Smith, president of Voxel dot Net. “Equinix provides us with the best interconnection and peering solutions needed for delivering massive amounts of rich content in the most reliable manner possible.”
Voxel currently operates within Equinix IBX centers in the New York, Washington, D.C., Chicago and Silicon Valley areas.
About Voxel dot Net
Voxel dot Net delivers high-performance on-demand managed hosting infrastructure services over its own global IP network and fully-integrated performance-tuned content delivery network (CDN). With nearly 10 years of deep experience in managed hosting, Voxel powers web-based operations from entrepreneurial start-ups to large international corporations. Voxel hosts, serves and delivers content for websites, online marketplaces, and live streaming video sites. Offering a single-point of resolution across its fully-integrated service stack, Voxel offers the trifecta of reliability, scalability and accountability, thus eliminating the need for companies to contract and negotiate with multiple vendors. The Voxel difference has won the company critical clients in the web's most demanding segments, including telecom providers, the developer community, media publishers, international companies, online gaming networks and financial services and trading platforms. Founded in 1999, privately-held Voxel Dot Net is headquartered in New York City and offers services across 3 continents, as well as 24x7 expert follow-the-sun sales and support from New York City and Singapore. (www.voxel.net)
Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX) provides global data center services that ensure the vitality of the information-driven world. Global enterprises, content and financial companies, and network service providers rely upon Equinix's insight and expertise to protect and connect their most valued information assets. Equinix operates 41 International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data centers across 18 markets in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific.
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