Fusion Broadband taps Equinix for global expansion

Australia’s Fusion Broadband has expanded into Equinix to increase its global footprint and offer customers enhanced performance and more advanced connectivity options.

Leveraging the massive global infrastructure of Equinix, which has more than 220 data centres in 26 countries on five continents, will give Fusion Broadband’s customers greater WAN connectivity through direct access to cloud providers such as Alibaba, AWS, Azure, Google, IBM, and Oracle.

The new arrangement with Equinix and Equinix Metal will allow Fusion Broadband to quickly and easily provide dedicated SD-WAN gateways in more than 50 location points globally.

“With Equinix Fabric, we can offer global or national customers faster and more flexible access to all of the cloud services and partners that are on the Platform Equinix. This allows customers to extend the reach of their SD-WAN network not only globally but also with direct access into the world’s largest cloud service providers,” said Jason Maude (top), Managing Director of Fusion Broadband.

“The new arrangement more than doubles our east coast capacity and provides faster network and compute capacity in overseas markets. Our SD-WAN managed service business already supports over 100 multi-tenant gateways around the world. The addition of Equinix will allow us to further expand this with the ability to deploy dedicated gateways for customers or dedicated private connections between SD-WAN gateways. It can be set up within a matter of hours,” he added.