"As more and more enterprise customers incorporate cloud deployments into their overall infrastructure, there is a fundamental effect on how network security is designed and deployed."
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Microsoft will soon allow customers of Internet business exchange (IBX) provider Equinix to directly connect servers into the Windows Azure network, which could speed throughput of hybrid cloud applications.
A new partnership will allow customers to host dedicated NetApp storage infrastructure in Equinix datacenters to provide fast connections up into Amazon Web Service's Cloud.
While data centres and Cloud computing are not new kinds of technology, they did generate plenty of stories during 2011 as operators began to turn fresh ground for new data centre sites while faced with the Gillard Government’s incoming Carbon Tax.
“By offering direct access to Office 365 on Cloud Exchange, we are helping our enterprise customers get the most out of their cloud investments."
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