Forsythe Hosting Solutions has been named an Equinix Gold Reseller Partner, enabling the company to resell Equinix colocation and interconnection services, including Equinix Cloud Exchange, to its broad base of enterprise customers.
The partnership also means that Equinix clients will now have access to Forsythe’s hosting and managed services, managed security services, cloud migration, assessment and strategy services.
“At Equinix, we are seeing an increasing number of enterprises looking to broaden their global reach while deploying hybrid cloud architectures in a secure and high-performance manne,” said Christopher Rajiah, vice president worldwide channel sales and alliances, Equinix. “By partnering with Forsythe, we are able to combine the global scale and interconnection capabilities of Platform Equinix with Forsythe‘s specialized cloud and IT services. We are thrilled to welcome Forsythe to the Channel Partner Program and look forward to working together to bring innovative cloud solutions to the enterprise market.”
In addition to now reselling Equinix colocation and interconnection services, Forsythe Hosting Solutions will also provide its managed services and colocation customers with access to Equinix Cloud Exchange via the Chicago International Business Exchange (IBX) data center. By accessing the Cloud Exchange, Forsythe customers gain direct, private access to all the leading cloud service providers, including AWS, Google Cloud Platform, IBM SoftLayer, Microsoft Azure, and others. This would enable them to deploy hybrid and multi-cloud solutions in secured and high performance manner.
“At Forsythe, our clients are dynamically moving workloads among different geographically disperse environments and across different cloud platforms,” said Michael Conley, executive vice president, Forsythe Hosting Solutions. “They need the breadth of services to move these workloads and plan, build, migrate, secure, run and connect to hybrid cloud environments. Thanks to Equinix‘s global footprint and public cloud connectivity, we can now stand up and manage client environments anywhere around the world, which is especially important for clients setting up hybrid cloud environments.”
Founded in 1971, Forsythe is privately held and 100-percent employee-owned, with nearly 1,000 employees in more than 40 locations, and more than $1 billion in annual revenues.