Today most people are experiencing a new hybrid world of work leading to an immense surge in demand for video conferencing software and chat applications, which have become fundamental for efficient and effective communications. In 2020, video conferencing apps recorded 62 million downloads or 8.1% growth globally.
Equinix, Inc., the world’s digital infrastructure company™, today announced that Pexip, a leading provider of enterprise video conferencing and collaboration solutions for large private and public organizations around the world, has deployed in Equinix International Business ExchangeTM (IBX®) data centers in Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Silicon Valley, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto, and Washington DC, and leveraged Equinix Connect and Equinix FabricTM to scale its global business.
Pexip is named a Challenger in the 2021 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Meeting Solutions. In 2020, the company experienced an outstanding growth of 7 times its peak traffic. To support its fast-growing business, Pexip chose Platform Equinix to build a resilient digital infrastructure and interconnect with multiple ISPs and cloud service providers to deliver consistent video conferencing experience for its employees and customers in more than 190 countries.
Having at least two upstream ISPs in each market and direct fast path connections to major content destinations, Equinix Connect enables Pexip to deliver the resiliency, low-latency, and superior performance its enterprise video conferencing customers demand. In addition, Pexip is also accelerating its on-demand and secure cloud connections with Equinix Fabric to connect to cloud services and its distributed digital infrastructure on Platform Equinix.