Equinix, the global interconnection and data centre company, has announced that the IDC MarketScape has recognised it as a leader in Worldwide Colocation and Interconnection Services 2019-2020 vendor assessment (doc #US4517419, December 2019). This assessment covers nine key colocation service providers worldwide and is based on current and future capabilities with a view of presenting a comprehensive analysis of enterprise requirements.
The report is IDC’s first-ever assessment of the colocation and interconnection services vendor market using the IDC MarketScape model. It is a key milestone in the evolution of the data centre and networking industry, as it reflects the demand for colocation and interconnection.
The recognition of Equinix as a leader in the first IDC MarketScape report for colocation and interconnection services leadership underscores the value of Platform Equinix and highlights the competitive advantages that Equinix believes it has over its competitors.
“We are thrilled to receive top honours by IDC in the industry’s first Colocation and Interconnection Services vendor assessment. To compete in the digital economy, there is a widespread and need for businesses to achieve differentiated advantage. This is why we are seeing interconnection and edge services growth. Our customers are leaping ahead in secure hybrid capabilities and data exchanges, with efficient solutions supported by a large ecosystem of partners. Being recognised by IDC as a leader in our industry demonstrates our commitment to our customers and their continued success,” said Steve Madden, Vice President, Global Segment Marketing, Equinix.
“Equinix’s strength is the company’s comprehensive global footprint that has seen its brand become synonymous with neutral colocation data centres. Platform Equinix provides customers value that is extremely difficult and expensive for its rivals to emulate,” said Courtney Munroe, Group Vice President, Telecommunications Research, IDC.