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Press Release -- September 26th, 2018
Source: Epsilon Communications
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Epsilon Expands its Partner Ecosystem with On-demand Connectivity to Alibaba Cloud

Epsilon provides its Network and Communication Service Provider partners with on-demand dedicated access to Alibaba Cloud via Express Connect

Singapore, 26 September 2018 – Epsilon, a privately-owned global communications service provider, has joined the Alibaba Cloud Partner Network to deliver on-demand private connectivity to one of the world’s fastest growing Cloud platforms. Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of the Alibaba Group, is connected to the Infiny by Epsilon on-demand connectivity platform across multiple data centre locations in Asia, Europe and North America.

Epsilon’s partners gain a direct link into the world’s largest Cloud ecosystems. With the click-of-a-button, they can directly interconnect with leading service Cloud service providers including Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform and now Alibaba Cloud.

Leased line connections established via Express Connect allows Epsilon customers to activate high-speed, dedicated connectivity to guarantee the stability and reliability of communications and services activated within the platform. It also offers a strong level of security as all data is transmitted via private infrastructure, with no risk of being exposed to the Internet.

“Alibaba Cloud is a massive player in Asia and has one of the fastest growing public cloud platforms in the world. Our partnership means that we are able to continuously expand our ecosystem of cloud providers in Infiny, while supporting the rapid adoption of Cloud locally, regionally and across the globe,” said Jerzy Szlosarek, CEO at Epsilon. “We are truly providing a platform that reduces the procurement and management of global connectivity and private cloud access from a single source.”

Alibaba Cloud was founded in September 2009 and is now China’s largest public Cloud service provider. Alibaba Cloud was also ranked a top three cloud services provider globally in the newly published market Share Analysis: IaaS and IUS, Worldwide, 2017 report issued by Gartner. Its high performance, elastic Cloud computing platform is supported by an advanced network of 49 availability zones across 18 economic centres globally.

“The global cloud market is evolving rapidly and on-demand connectivity will drive increased cloud adoption around the world. Agile networking enables cloud services to be successful and helps enterprises to scale as and when they need, according to business demand,” said Yeming Wang, General Manager of Alibaba Cloud EMEA. “We are excited to become a partner in Epsilon’s growing ecosystem of providers. We believe Infiny will contribute to simplifying the cloud ecosystem and accelerate the growth of new services globally.”

Infiny is a Software-Defined Networking (SDN) platform that gives users on-demand connectivity across Epsilon’s Global Interconnect Fabric which includes more than 600 Service Providers, Cloud Service Providers and Internet Exchanges (IXs). It offers partners a web portal and API-enabled approach to global connectivity that delivers flexible, scalable and high-performance networking from a single unified platform.

ABOUT
ALIBABA CLOUD

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Established in 2009, Alibaba Cloud (www.alibabacloud.com), the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, was China’s largest provider of public cloud services in 2016 by revenue, according to IDC. Alibaba Cloud provides a comprehensive suite of cloud computing services to businesses worldwide, including merchants doing business on Alibaba Group marketplaces, start-ups, corporations and government organizations. Alibaba Cloud is the official Cloud Services Partner of the International Olympic Committee.

ABOUT
EPSILON 


Epsilon is a global Cloud-centric Network Service Provider, extending carrier-grade connectivity services to the world’s communications and Cloud ecosystems. The company offers smart networking capabilities through its simple and powerful SDN platform, Infiny, that combines on-demand infrastructure, automation, web-based portals and APIs to give partners friction-free access to global connectivity.

All Epsilon services are powered by a next-generation hyper-scalable global backbone which connects all the leading telecoms hubs globally. Across this fabric encompasses a dense ecosystem of carriers, service operators and Cloud providers offering the leading interconnect point for a diverse set of network and connectivity requirements.

Epsilon is headquartered in Singapore with offices in London, New York and Dubai.

For more information, please visit www.epsilontel.com

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