Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ: EQIX) and Global Cloud Xchange have confirmed a partnership to offer their customers improved route diversity and availability of their products and services in the Middle East region. After this partnership, GCX increases access to its Middle East network through a new Point of Presence (PoP) in the Equinix data center in Muscat, Oman.

The Muscat Data Center is GCX's new point of presence in the Middle East, according to the company. It has established a one-of-a-kind capability for planning and delivering integrated, or mixed-asset, configurations that make advanced network and capacity planning in the Middle East simple, cost-effective, secure, and dependable for its customers.

Furthermore, Equinix's International Business Exchange data center in Muscat is strategically placed at the crossroads of Asia, Africa, and Europe. This data center serves as a regional connectivity hub for worldwide corporate markets, with ultra-low latency. Muscat MC1, Oman's first data center, is a world-class, carrier-neutral hub where carriers, content providers, and cloud providers house their vital IT infrastructure.

Additionally, in the region, GCX has a team of seasoned specialists who can assist customers in planning and implementing value-based strategies using both on-network and hybrid solutions. This expanding presence in Oman, in the Middle East, presents new prospects in content delivery, gaming, cloud services, and enterprise transformation through the FALCON system, which brings together expert capacity planning and route diversity.

Equinix is dedicated to enabling its partners and clients to increase their infrastructure, reach, and connectivity quickly. With access to more than 120 cities and redundant lines connecting Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and North America, the Muscat MC1 IBX serves as a worldwide communications hub for GCX customers.