BICS establishes Dubai POP with Equinix
Agreement to expand availability of BICS Mosaic solutions to Middle East users
Equinix's Dubai branch is now offering Mosaic services from BICS, a global provider of wholesale carrier services, it was announced on Sunday.
The two companies have entered into an agreement that will see BICS establish a point of presence (POP) in the region, expanding the availability of its Mosaic solutions to Middle East users.
Equinix has a dense ecosystem of more than 20 network providers, making its IBX DX1 data centre in Dubai an attractive hub for players such as BICS.
Equinix's existing carrier customers will be able to connect their IT infrastructures directly to BICS services, which include connectivity and hubbing offerings that function on the company's global terrestrial, submarine cable and satellite network.
The Equinix IBX UAE data centre was launched in 2013, and now provides services to more than 20 carriers, which use the facility to collocate critical data infrastructure.
The BICS Mosaic suite of solutions provides wholesale carrier services to telecoms industry around the globe.