Equinix, a provider of global data centre services, has announced that CJSC TransTeleCom (Company TTK), one of Russia’s largest telecommunications operators, has joined Platform Equinix in seven key markets. The agreement includes the deployment of a new core network node in Tokyo and a series of high-capacity Internet and Ethernet exchange connections in Tokyo, Hong Kong, Silicon Valley, Ashburn, London, Amsterdam and Frankfurt.
Working with Equinix will considerably expand Company TTK’s connectivity capabilities across three continents by focusing on IP peering and Layer 2 connectivity. The move provides Company TTK with access to Platform Equinix and a storefront within the Equinix Marketplace, with opportunities to connect to an ecosystem of over 4,000 networks, enterprises, cloud and content service providers. It also extends the breadth and depth of the Equinix Ethernet Exchange, enabling members to connect directly to virtually every lit building in the Russian Federation, through Company TTK’s fibre-optic network.