NAVER Business Platform expands cloud offering through Equinix
Equinix has announced that South Korea based cloud service provider NAVER Business Platform has expanded its global cloud business via Platform Equinix.
NBP has leveraged Equinix’s global footprint and is now deployed in key countries like Singapore, Japan, Germany and the United States.
NBP was first established as a subsidiary company of NAVER to provide specialized IT infrastructure and cloud services in 2009.
Leveraging Equinix’s global footprint, NAVER Cloud Platform offers 124 cloud services across 25 categories for customers across the world.
“We are honoured to be part of the global expansion journey of NAVER Business Platform, as it seeks to address the cloud demands of today’s customers around the world,” said Chris Jang, Country Manager, Equinix Korea.
“Our global footprint and solid track record with supporting CSP customers to expand their businesses, as well as our proximity to multiple NSPs, made Equinix the simple and sensible choice for NBP to embrace the vast opportunities presented by the digital era.”
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NBP selected Equinix for its International Business Exchange data centre facilities and colocation services, as well as its connectivity to multiple network service providers (NSPs) in every location.
“A key priority of NAVER Business Platform’s growth strategy is to expand our cloud services business globally and bring it closer to our worldwide customers who demand high-performing and reliable connectivity to network and cloud service providers with zero downtime,” said Kwang Pyo Hong, Head of Global IT and BIZ Planning, NAVER Business Platform.
“With Equinix’s solid infrastructure and extensive experience in enabling cloud companies to scale, they are the best partner for us to have as we continue our journey to achieve our ambition.”
NBP also revealed that its customers are also exploring hybrid cloud solutions with connectivity to multiple cloud service providers (CSPs).
“Through Equinix’s proven platform of interconnected data centres and connectivity to network and cloud service providers, NAVER Business Platform is able to expand beyond its home market of South Korea quickly,” said Jeremy Deutsch, President of Asia-Pacific, Equinix.
“We are confident that we will further enable NBP to realize its ambition not only to be the top cloud service provider in South Korea, but also one of the top global cloud service providers in the near future.”
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