Global Cloud Xchange Expands Traffic Route Availability with Equinix

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Network service provider Global Cloud Xchange (GCX), a company from Bermuda that powers global connectivity for new media providers, telecom carriers, and enterprises, has announced the expansion of its partnership with Equinix. GCX has added a new Point-of-Presence (PoP) in the Equinix data center in Muscat, Oman, to its Middle East network. It will allow them to provide clients in the Middle East with increased route diversity and availability of their products and services.

Submarine network capacity and services are in high demand worldwide, particularly in developing countries such as the Middle East and Asia, stated Global Cloud Xchange. The company owns and runs one of the world’s largest privately-owned underwater networks, which helps meet growing global connection demands. Now, GCX has deployed this new network PoP in Equinix’s International Business Exchange data center in Muscat.

Equinix’s IBX data center in Muscat is ideally placed at the crossroads of Asia, Africa, and Europe. This data center serves as a regional connectivity hub for worldwide corporate markets, with ultra-low latency. Muscat MC1, Oman’s first data center, is a carrier-neutral hub where carriers, content providers, and cloud providers house their IT infrastructures.

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“We are pleased to announce our new network Point-of-Presence in the Middle East, at the Muscat data center,” said Carl Grivner, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Global Cloud Xchange. “We have developed a unique capability to plan and deliver integrated, or mixed-asset, configurations that make sophisticated network and capacity planning in the Middle East easy, cost-effective, secure, and reliable for our customers.”

In the Oman area, GCX has a team of seasoned specialists that can assist companies in planning and implementing value-based strategies using both on-network and hybrid solutions. This expanding presence in Oman, in the Middle East, would present new prospects in content delivery, gaming, cloud services, and corporate transformation through the FALCON system, which would bring together expert capacity planning and route variety.