The companies said that the planned combination of ECEE
and Neutral Tandem's EtherCloud platform is ideally positioned to address the needs of customers in the network, cloud and financial services markets, enabling them to capitalise on higher-margin Layer 2 and Layer 3 services as they expand into new markets.
The addition of service providers Colt Technology Services, GTS Central Europe and Norway-based Broadnet extends the depth and reach of Carrier Ethernet services available from the ECEE, Equinix said.
The ECEE's 'one-to-many' interconnection model gives new members the opportunity to create new revenues by selling Ethernet services and connectivity to other ECEE operator members who want to extend connectivity to mainland Europe and Scandinavia.
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The ECEE provides scalable connectivity and secure layer 2 global Ethernet reach for its members, and the opportunity for access to new channels of revenue.
Read the latest ECEE news: Equinix Carrier Ethernet Exchange Expands Reach in Europe and Scandinavia
The ECEE's 'one-to-many' interconnection model gives the new members the opportunity to create new revenues by selling Ethernet services and connectivity to other ECEE operator members who want to extend connectivity to mainland Europe and Scandinavia.
More than just an interconnection platform, ECEE provides a new, network-neutral way of working that removes the cost and complexity of facilitating transactions between Layer 2 Ethernet networks.
With the ever increasing adoption of Ethernet services, the additional interconnection opportunities offered through the ECEE opens up new business opportunities.
Having joined ECEE, Broadnet is ideally positioned to capitalise on the fast-growing demand for enterprise-class global Ethernet services.