Equinix launches AWS Direct Connect service at its TR2 facility

Equinix Canada, an Amazon Web Services (AWS) partner, this week launched AWS Direct Connect at its downtown Toronto data centre facility known as TR2.

According to a release, through its status as an AWS Direct Connect provider, “Canadian businesses will have access to a dedicated, high-speed, low-latency and secure network connection to AWS services through Platform Equinix via TR2, making it easier to manage their cloud workloads and applications.

“This will allow businesses to drive innovation by streamlining operations, increase processing potential and reduce network and application wait times.”

Andrew Eppich, managing director of Equinix Canada, said the new offering “gives our customers access to nearby architectural options to modernize their IT infrastructure in a secure and resilient way. This also means, they can easily deploy cutting-edge applications that leverage advanced technologies like artificial intelligence and machine learning.”

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