Telstra to launch Cloud Gateway in June

AustraliaTelecom Asia — Australia’s largest operator Telstra will launch a product for businesses needing to connect to multiple cloud environments. The company has also added Amazon Web Services (AWS) to its list of supported cloud platforms. The service, named Cloud Gateway, will launch in June 2016.

http://www.telecomasia.net/content/telstra-launch-cloud-gateway-june

CoreSite Announces Relationship with BBIX, Making CoreSite the First BBIX-Connected Data Center Operator in North America

JapanBusiness Wire — DENVER: CoreSite Realty Corporation, a premier provider of secure, reliable, high-performance data center and interconnection solutions across the U.S., today announced that it has formed a relationship with BBIX, Japan’s leading carrier-neutral internet exchange based in Tokyo. This newly established relationship will provide CoreSite customers with direct access to the BBIX peering exchange from CoreSite’s Any2Exchange® in Los Angeles.

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160411005294/en/CoreSite-Announces-Relationship-BBIX-Making-CoreSite-BBIX-Connected

Global Cloud Xchange expands into Aussie with NextDC deal

AustraliaChannel Life — Global Cloud Xchange (GCX) has expanded into Australia via a deal with NextDC. GCX, which is a subsidiary of Reliance Communications and has a global IP and MPLS network, has established a presence in NextDC’s Melbourne M1 and Sydney S1 data centres. Dave Pearson, Global Cloud Xchange ANZ managing director, says the company’s expansion across key data centres in Australia and New Zealand enhances its global network and cloud capabiities to meet the ever-increasing demand for global collaboration, the adoption of cloud, and opens up new markets for customers.

https://channellife.com.au/story/global-cloud-xchange-expands-aussie-nextdc-deal/

Global Cloud Xchange Launches Next Generation Content and Cloud Delivery Network in Sydney

AustraliaSocial Media Portal — SYDNEY —- Global Cloud Xchange (GCX), a subsidiary of Reliance Communications (RCOM), today announced the launch of Cloud X in Sydney.  This high performance enterprise-class platform delivers applications and content across the company’s privately owned global fiber optic network.

http://www.socialmediaportal.com/PressReleases/2016/02/Global-Cloud-Xchange-Launches-Next-Generation-Content-and-Cloud-Delivery-Network-in-Sydney.aspx

Telstra launches PEN Exchange, PEN Marketplace

AustraliaIT Wire — Jim Clarke, Telstra’s Head of International Products and Pricing, said the two new enhancements were designed to satisfy customers’ growing needs for “secure, high bandwidth on-demand”, and built on the expansion of the Telstra PEN Platform to the optical layer across 26 PEN Points of Presence worldwide in 2015.

http://www.itwire.com/it-industry-news/telecoms-and-nbn/71095-telstra-launches-pen-exchange-pen-marketplace

CyrusOne and Megaport Open Alliance Enables Elastic Cloud Connectivity for Enterprises and Internet Ecosystem

AustraliaPRNewswire — BRISBANE:  Software-based elastic connectivity provider Megaport Limited (ASX: MP1) (Megaport) today announced its U.S. subsidiary has signed an alliance agreement with CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE) to deliver SDN-enabled, elastic interconnection and cloud exchange services in CyrusOne data centres in the United States.

http://money.cnn.com/news/newsfeeds/articles/prnewswire/HK01543.htm

RCom subsidiary GCX upgrades transatlantic route with Ciena solutions

Hong KongIndia Times — NEW DELHI: Reliance Communications’ subsidiary Global Cloud Xchange (GCX), an international integrated communications solutions provider, said that it has deployed Ciena’s Packet Networking solutions to enable high-capacity Ethernet services on its transatlantic route.

http://telecom.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/rcom-subsidiary-gcx-upgrades-transatlantic-route-with-ciena-solutionsrcom-subsidiary-gcx-upgrades-transatlantic-route-with-ciena-solutions/50637295

Thomson Reuters to Serve Singapore Exchange Data Center Customers

SingaporeDatacenter Knowledge — Trading companies using colocation services in the Singapore data center operated by the Singapore Exchange now have the option to connect directly to the market data platform by the New York-based media giant Thomson Reuters. Singapore is already one of Asia’s primary business and telecommunications hubs, and as its importance continues to grow, so do the local data center infrastructure needs of companies both foreign and domestic.

http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2015/09/14/thomson-reuters-doubles-down-on-singapore-data-center-customers/

How Singapore became Asia’s data centre hub

SingaporeDigital News Asia — SINGAPORE is pretty much the ‘hub’ for anything in Asia these days, having taken advantage of its geographical position – smack dab in the middle between East and West – to become a centre for aviation and travel, financial services, and other industries. Add data centres to that impressive list. However, that was not always the case, according to Datacenter Dynamics (DCD) chief executive officer George Rockett.

https://www.digitalnewsasia.com/digital-economy/how-singapore-became-asia-datacentre-hub

Equinix Makes AWS Direct Connect Available in Osaka

JapanBenzinga — REDWOOD CITY and OSAKA: Equinix, Inc., a global interconnection and data center company, today announced the immediate availability of Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect in Equinix’s Osaka International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data center (OS1). With AWS Direct Connect, companies across Asia can connect their privately owned and managed infrastructure directly to AWS, establishing a private connection to the AWS Cloud that reduces costs, increases throughput, and delivers more consistent application performance.

http://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/15/08/n5768958/equinix-makes-aws-direct-connect-available-in-osaka

Equinix Kicks Off Singapore Data Center Expansion

SingaporeDatacenter Knowledge — Equinix has commenced build-out of the second phase of its largest data center in Asia-Pacific, located in Singapore. The company announced the launch of the first phase of SG3 only in March, and the latest announcement illustrates how high the demand for data center space in the tiny island nation is growing.

http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2015/08/10/equinix-kicks-off-singapore-data-center-expansion/

Equinix Begins Second Phase Expansion of its Largest Asia-Pacific Data Center in Singapore

SingaporePRNewswire — REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and SINGAPORE: Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company, today announced the second phase expansion of its third International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data center in Singapore, known as SG3. When complete, phase two of SG3 will see an additional 2,000 cabinets, bringing its total operational capacity to 3,000 cabinets. This brings Equinix’s total investment in Singapore to over $350M.

http://news.sys-con.com/node/3399296

China market: Huawei to offer business-use cloud services

ChinaDigi Times  — China-based telecom equipment vendor Huawei Technologies has announced that it plans to launch business-use cloud services in the China market, in addition to its current role as being a telecom equipment and solution supplier. Huawei will offer IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) services initially, targeting government organizations and state-run enterprises.

http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20150804PD201.html

Reliance Arm Offers Direct Access to Amazon Web Services

IndiaNDTV — Reliance Communications’ arm Global Cloud Xchange (GCX) on Friday announced a direct access to Amazon Web Services via its cloud platform. “Using our Cloud X Fusion, businesses can take advantage of our enterprise grade connectivity from 90 countries to connect their on-premise environment into an Amazon Web Services port over our global infrastructure,” GCX chief executive Bill Barney said in a statement here.

http://gadgets.ndtv.com/internet/news/reliance-arm-offers-direct-access-to-amazon-web-services-723187

Reliance arm offers access to Amazon web services

IndiaIndia TV News — Mumbai:  Reliance Communications’ arm Global Cloud Xchange (GCX) on Friday announced a direct access to Amazon web services via its cloud platform. “Using our Cloud X Fusion, businesses can take advantage of our enterprise grade connectivity from 90 countries to connect their on-premise environment into an Amazon web services port over our global infrastructure,” GCX chief executive Bill Barney said in a statement here.

http://www.indiatvnews.com/business/india/reliance-arm-offers-access-to-amazon-web-services-19584.html

RCom enterprise arm launches direct access to AWS via GCX’s Cloud X Fusion

IndiaEconomic Times — NEW DELHI: Reliance Communications’ enterprise arm, Global Cloud Xchange (GCX) has launched a direct access to Amazon Web Services (AWS) via GCX’s Cloud X Fusion in Sydney, with the ability to establish additional interconnections across multiple locations and offer enterprise customers fast, flexible access to the cloud.

http://telecom.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/enterprise/enterprise-services/rcom-enterprise-arm-launches-direct-access-to-aws-via-gcxs-cloud-x-fusion/48296260

Equinix Uses Infinera for DCI in Hong Kong

Hong KongLight Reading — SUNNYVALE, Calif.: Infinera, provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced that Equinix has selected the Infinera Cloud Xpress to interconnect its Hong Kong datacenters. The Infinera Cloud Xpress offers Equinix a platform with hyper-scale density, operational simplicity and low power consumption.

http://www.lightreading.com/data-center/data-center-interconnect-/equinix-uses-infinera-for-dci-in-hong-kong/d/d-id/717170?_mc=RSS_LR_EDT

Rcom Expands Its Cloud Computing Infrastructure In India

IndiaPTN Asia — Reliance Communications has deployed new Cloud Xchange nodes in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore and Hyderabad. Cloud Xchange is the company’s cloud computing-cum-delivery solution. It helps in sophisticated delivery and implementation of cloud-computing based solutions, including content delivery. In some ways, it is like Amazon Web Services.

http://rtn.asia/t-t/13082/rcom-expands-its-cloud-computing-infrastructure-in-india

Huawei’s Johor regional cloud centre off to running start

MalaysiaMIS Asia — Chinese ICT firm Huawei, which recently launched its first Asia Pacific Digital Cloud Exchange in Iskandar, Johor, to help drive Malaysia’s regional ambition, has announced that several new projects are already off to a strong start. Huawei Malaysia chief executive officer Abraham Liu said the new initiatives included global mobile game distributor Uzone Games’ launch of its Mini 4WD game in Malaysia as well as Les’ Copaque Production, which owns Upin & Ipin, will provide digital content to the Asia Pacific region from the Huawei Digital Cloud Exchange in Iskandar.

http://mis-asia.com/resource/cloud-computing/huaweis-johor-regional-cloud-centre-off-to-running-start/