Equinix accompagne Nokia et Rakuten vers le edge

Equinix annonce deux nouveaux partenariats : Nokia et Rakuten pour les aider à accélérer dans l’edge via ses interconnexions

L’Internet des objets et les applications numériques de pointe nécessitent des réseaux à faible latence et une proximité avec les principaux fournisseurs pour déployer des services de pointe à la demande.

Equinix est le lieu logique pour ces ambitions pour développer la prochaine génération de services. Equinix devient de plus en plus le partenaire privilégié des principaux fournisseurs mondiaux de télécommunications et de communications.

Aujourd’hui, le réseau mondial de l’internet des objets de Nokia (WING) a choisi Equinix pour déployer des nœuds centraux et périphériques afin de prendre en charge la connectivité mobile, l’Internet des Objets et le cloud à l’échelle mondiale. Rakuten Mobile, le premier opérateur de réseau natif dans le cloud de bout en bout, a fait le choix d’Equinix pour soutenir son déploiement de services de réseau natif dans le cloud à l’échelle mondiale.

  • L’annonce originale

Equinix Collaborates with Nokia for Global IoT Platform and Edge Enablement

Equinix data centers provide Nokia with critical interconnection to mobile, IoT and cloud ecosystems

Equinix, the world’s digital infrastructure company, today announced it has been selected as a strategic supplier for Nokia’s Worldwide IoT Network Grid (WING) managed service, in a collaboration to bring next-generation edge architectures and services to market. WING allows operators without an IoT footprint to gain fast entry to the IoT market or to help operators expand an existing IoT business.

Nokia is leveraging Equinix IBX data centers to deploy both core and edge nodes to support mobile, IoT and cloud connectivity at global scale. With Platform Equinix, Nokia WING is able to support markets across the globe in areas such as IoT data traffic and device density, as well as local regulatory environments (such as GDPR). Nokia is leveraging Equinix’s global data center footprint to enable the efficient collection from, and distribution across, multiple networks and clouds. Additionally, Nokia and Equinix are exploring edge architectures and deployment models that can improve the performance of use cases relating to cloud computing, artificial intelligence, machine learning and IoT.

The globally anticipated proliferation of data will increase demand for localized data collection and analysis across cities and countries. Faster, lower latency infrastructures—like that brought to market by Equinix and Nokia—provide the required gigabit speed and the ability to connect and collect data from billions of IoT devices. With this solution, Nokia is helping mobile network operators extract valuable insights to evolve their business performance. Nokia is working with Equinix to roll out WING deployments quickly and efficiently for its customers across regions.

  • Key Facts

Nokia is a world leader in digital technologies with a portfolio of products and services that enable new ways of connecting people, things and services instantly and effortlessly. Nokia WING enables operators to provide one worldwide IoT network grid across borders and technologies. It provides worldwide Infrastructure as a Service for low-latency and global reach to accelerate the deployment of IoT. It is a “one-stop-shop” for IoT managed services that includes a pre-integrated global IoT core network and connectivity management, as well as dedicated IoT operations, billing, security and data analytics, along with an application ecosystem.

Equinix is a leading global data center provider that delivers consistently high-quality service around the globe and access to all the major clouds, NSPs and ecosystem players across 55+ major metros worldwide.

Platform Equinix provides access to nearly 10,000 businesses around the world in rich vertical ecosystems, including more than 1,800 networks, 2,900 cloud and IT service providers and 3,000 enterprises. This supports Nokia WING’s focus on providing access to nine vertical markets (connected car, healthcare, logistics and transport, smart cities, utilities, connected agriculture, connected retail, smart home and building, connected industry). Today, Equinix operates more than 210 IBX data centers in 55+ markets, providing customers with even more ways to connect with other businesses around the world on Platform Equinix.

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Author: Yves Grandmontagne

Rédacteur en chef de Datacenter Magazine - Co-fondateur de Human, Business & Technology SCOP SAS (éditeur de DCmag) - Journaliste, conférencier et analyste