Equinix Helps Pexip Meet Growing Demand for Video Conferencing Globally


Pexip Leverages Platform Equinix® to Scale and Manage 7x Growth in its Use of Enterprise Video Conferencing and Collaboration

CORPORATE NEWS by Equinix: Today, most of the people are experiencing a new hybrid working world which leads to an immense increase in the demand for video conferencing software and chat applications, which have become fundamental for effective and efficient communications. In 2020, video conferencing apps had 62 million downloads[1] i.e. 8.1% global growth[2]. Equinix Inc., (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global digital infrastructure™ company, today announced that Pexip, a leading provider of enterprise video conferencing and collaboration solutions for large private and public organizations worldwide, has deployed in Equinix International Business ExchangeMT (IBX®) data centers in Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Silicon Valley, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto and Washington DC, and leveraged Equinix Connect and Equinix Fabric to grow its global business.

Pexip is named Challenger in Gartner 2021® Magic Quadrant™ for meeting solutions.[3] In 2020, the company experienced exceptional growth of 7 times its peak traffic. To support its growing business, Pexip chose Platform Equinix to build a resilient digital infrastructure and interconnect with multiple ISPs and cloud service providers to deliver a consistent video conferencing experience to its employees and customers in over 190 countries. .

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

Highlights / Highlights

  • Pexip is a leading provider of video conferencing and collaboration solutions. Its scalable platform delivers high-quality video meetings with enterprise-grade security, easily customizable to meet customers’ IT and infrastructure needs. Today, its customers include companies such as Spotify, Vodafone and PayPal, as well as government organizations such as the US Department of Veterans Affairs.
  • According to the Global Interconnection Index, market research published by Equinix, interconnect bandwidth for cloud and IT services is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 45% by 2024 globally. world. As video conferencing experiences an unprecedented surge in usage during the pandemic, Platform Equinix provides a robust digital infrastructure that enables Pexip to deliver the low-latency, high-performance connectivity needed to ensure a seamless video conferencing experience for users around the world. , while providing the utmost security to protect sensitive information.
  • With Equinix Fabric, Pexip can benefit from world-class interconnectivity that provides the highest levels of network resiliency. This provides Pexip with a range of benefits such as the resiliency demanded by organizations, global reach and high-performance connections to major content destinations, such as Microsoft 365 and Dropbox, and more.
  • Leveraging Equinix Connect in multiple metros around the world provides Pexip with the convenience of having a single provider for its colocation and Internet services, eliminating the need to contract and deploy solutions from multiple ISPs, which leads often to an inconsistent user experience. Pexip also has the ability to connect to the Internet as a primary or secondary access solution, allowing the business to scale as its usage needs grow.
  • Video conferencing is an eco-friendly collaboration solution, which not only reduces the carbon footprint of businesses, but also reduces operating costs. Equinix and Pexip share a common vision of sustainability, with both companies announcing a joint ambition to reduce their carbon footprint. Equinix is ​​the first in the industry to commit to achieving climate neutrality by 2030 globally, backed by science-based targets and a sustainable innovation agenda, while Pexip plans to be carbon neutral in the same deadline.

“Discussing with our existing and potential customers, we have recognized a growing need for a solution that gives them control over their data without the hassle of expanding and managing servers and compute capacity,” declared Oystein Hem, CEO, Pexip.

“With Equinix’s virtual network services, Pexip can enable our customers to focus on growth rather than infrastructure and compute management and support them on their cloud migration journeys. At the same time time, we are able to extend the capabilities of Pexip to a wider audience and meet the requirements of more organizations in a more sustainable way.

“The demand for video conferencing software and video chat applications is increasing and driving the need for robust and reliable digital infrastructure and hybrid multicloud connectivity,” says Joseph Harding, Vice President, Product Marketing, Equinix..

“With new levels of demand, video conferencing platforms like Pexip require a robust and durable digital infrastructure to consistently deliver the low-latency, highly reliable interconnect essential for an excellent video conferencing experience. We look forward to supporting Pexip with the agility, speed and reliability it needs to grow its business and handle unprecedented growth in user demand globally.

About Equinix

Equinix (Nasdaq: EQIX) is the world’s digital infrastructure company, enabling digital leaders to leverage a trusted platform to bring together and interconnect the foundational infrastructure that powers their success. Equinix gives today’s businesses access to all the places, partners and opportunities they need to accelerate their advantage. With Equinix, they can scale with agility, accelerate the launch of digital services, deliver world-class experiences and multiply their value

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