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Equinix is the world's digital infrastructure company, enabling digital leaders to harness a trusted platform to bring together and interconnect the foundational infrastructure that powers their success. Equinix enables today's businesses to access all the right places, partners, and possibilities they need to accelerate advantage. By leveraging network functions virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networking (SDN) technologies, Equinix enables businesses to improve application performance, reach new markets, enhance security and optimize network traffic, without the delays and expense of procuring and installing network hardware.
Aruba and Equinix have tested and verified solution interoperability between Aruba EdgeConnect and the Equinix Network Edge platform. Network Edge provides a modular infrastructure platform that supports a variety of virtual network functions including Aruba EdgeConnect-Virtual. The Network Edge platform deploys EdgeConnect instances at the very edge of the cloud, close to the wide range of IaaS providers, SaaS applications and network services that co-located in Equinix facilities. The joint solution is especially well suited to Aruba customers who have multi-cloud deployments or use cases which demand extremely low latency or high bandwidth between the edge of the SD-WAN network and target cloud services. EdgeConnect instances hosted in Equinix Network Edge use EdgeConnect enterprise licensing, are managed thru Aruba Orchestrator, and appear as typical EdgeConnect branch sites on the SD-WAN.