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Equinix Supports Pexip in Addressing Surging Video Conferencing Demand Globally

Equinix, Inc., the world’s digital infrastructure company™, today announced that Pexip, a leading provider of enterprise video conferencing and collaboration solutions for large private and public organizations around the world, has deployed in Equinix International Business ExchangeTM (IBX®) data centers in Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Silicon Valley, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto, and Washington DC, and leveraged Equinix Connect and Equinix FabricTM to scale its global business.

Pexip is named a Challenger in the 2021 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Meeting Solutions. In 2020, the company experienced an outstanding growth of 7 times its peak traffic. To support its fast-growing business, Pexip chose Platform Equinix to build a resilient digital infrastructure and interconnect with multiple ISPs and cloud service providers to deliver consistent video conferencing experience for its employees and customers in more than 190 countries.

Oystein Hem, CEO, Pexip “Talking to our existing and potential customers, we recognized a growing need for a solution that guarantees them control over their data without the hassle of expanding and managing servers and compute capacity. With Equinix’s virtual network services, Pexip can enable our customers to focus on growth instead of infrastructure and compute management and support them on their cloud migration journeys. At the same time, we are able to extend Pexip’s capabilities to a larger audience and meet the requirements of more organizations in a more sustainable way.”

Having at least two upstream ISPs in each market and direct fast path connections to major content destinations, Equinix Connect enables Pexip to deliver the resiliency, low-latency, and superior performance its enterprise video conferencing customers demand. In addition, Pexip is also accelerating its on-demand and secure cloud connections with Equinix Fabric to connect to cloud services and its distributed digital infrastructure on Platform Equinix.

Joseph Harding, Vice President, Product Marketing, Equinix said “Demand for video conferencing software and video chat applications is growing and driving the need for robust and reliable digital infrastructure and hybrid multicloud connectivity. With new levels of demand, video conferencing platforms like Pexip require a robust and sustainable digital infrastructure to consistently deliver low-latency and highly reliable interconnection crucial for a great video conferencing experience. We look forward to supporting Pexip by providing the agility, speed, and reliability it needs to scale up its business and manage unprecedented growth in user demand globally.”

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