Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute

Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute provides a high-performance, private, and secure connection between your IT environment and Microsoft Azure and Office 365. These cloud services are offered through all 18 Equinix IBX data centers worldwide where ExpressRoute is available. ExpressRoute offers greater privacy and security than typical cloud connections; and enables any enterprise to build hybrid cloud environments with greater network control and reliability.

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Features and Benefits

  • Equinix global footprint, direct connection services and ExpressRoute allow you to access Azure and Office 365 through our data centers securely and with low latency for better application performance of Office 365’s collaboration tools like Skype for Business (formerly Lync), SharePoint, and Yammer.
  • Choose your preferred technology solution (using native Ethernet or IP), or let Equinix help set up and manage it for you
  • Equinix private access enables Microsoft Azure to deliver the unique capabilities of hybrid cloud, including application services, production and identity management, data and backup and recovery services, and infrastructure services such as virtual networks and traffic management.
  • Seamless, automated provisioning using integrated API capabilities so you can set up virtual connectivity and Azure services in near real time.
  • Redundant and diverse interconnectivity paths to and from the Microsoft Azure cloud for true reliability.

Direct, Secure Connections

Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute provides a private, dedicated, high-throughput network connection between Microsoft Azure data centers and on-premises IT environments. ExpressRoute connections bypass the public Internet and offer more reliability, faster speeds, lower latencies and superior data privacy and security. ExpressRoute connections that transfer data between on-premises and Azure can also help drive down operating costs while improving quality of experience (QoE) for latency sensitive applications like Microsoft Lync/Skype and SharePoint/Yammer.


Multiple connection speeds:

  • Fiber-optic cross connects that provide either 1- or 10-gigabits per second connections
  • Virtual connections via the Equinix Cloud Exchange™ in a scalable range, including 200M, 500M, or 1G virtual connections over 1G/10G ports
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Global Availability

Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute is available in 18 locations: Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, Sao Paulo, Seattle, Silicon Valley, Toronto, Washington DC, Amsterdam, London, Hong Kong, Melbourne, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo and Osaka.

ExpressRoute circuits automatically provide two active connections for high availability and deliver an uptime SLA of 99.99%. Equinix provides >99.9999% uptime data center reliability across its more than 145+ data centers on 5 continents in 40 top international business markets.


SG3 - Singapore IBX Data Center

Singapore SG3 colocation and data center is home to the Asia-Pacific Network Operation Center (NOC) with Internet exchange points access to one of the world's three GRX peering points.

SG2 - Singapore IBX Data Center

Singapore SG2 colocation and data center at Pioneer Walk are home to the Asia-Pacific Network Operation Center with Internet exchange points access to one of the world's three GRX peering points.

SG1 - Singapore IBX Data Center

Singapore SG1 colocation and data center at Ayer Rajah are home to the Asia-Pacific Network Operation Center (NOC) with Internet exchange points access to one of the world's three GRX peering points.

SP3 - São Paulo IBX Data Center

Equinix Metro Connect™ will connect SP3 with another local Equinix data center, SP2, utilizing dark fiber between the sites offering direct access to more than 1,150 networks.

SP2 - São Paulo IBX Data Center

São Paulo SP2 colocation and data center connects customers to the world's most networked data centers. SP2 offers a broad range of network services.

SP1 - São Paulo IBX Data Center

São Paulo SP1 colocation and data center connects customers to the world's most networked data centers. SP1 offers a broad range of network services.

HK3 - Hong Kong IBX Data Center

Equinix's Hong Kong data centers and colocation facilities are strategically situated in one of Asia's busiest centers for international finance and trade.

HK2 - Hong Kong IBX Data Center

Equinix's Hong Kong data centers and colocation facilities are strategically situated in one of Asia's busiest centers for international finance and trade.

HK1 - Hong Kong IBX Data Center

Equinix's Hong Kong data centers and colocation facilities are strategically situated in one of Asia's busiest centers for international finance and trade.

TY5 - Tokyo IBX Data Center

Strategically located in Tokyo, Equinix TY5 offers access to key network, financial services and other partners.

TY4 - Tokyo IBX Data Center

Equinix Tokyo data center TY4 and Internet exchange point offers direct access to key Internet Exchange, stock exchange, and financial services partners.

TY3 - Tokyo IBX Data Center

Equinix Tokyo data center TY3 and Internet exchange point offers direct access to key Internet Exchange, stock exchange, and financial services partners.

TY2 - Tokyo IBX Data Center

Equinix Tokyo data center TY2 and Internet exchange point offers direct access to key Internet Exchange, stock exchange, and financial services partners.

TY1 - Tokyo IBX Data Center

Equinix Tokyo data center TY1 and Internet exchange point offers direct access to key Internet Exchange, stock exchange, and financial services partners.

AT3 - Atlanta IBX Data Center

Atlanta data center AT3 is located in Equinix carrier hotels on Marietta Street, bringing a network ecosystem to the Southeast's largest concentration of telecommunications companies.

AT2 - Atlanta IBX Data Center

Atlanta data center AT2 is located in Equinix carrier hotels on Marietta Street, bringing a network ecosystem to the Southeast's largest concentration of telecommunications companies.

AT1 - Atlanta IBX Data Center

Atlanta data center AT1 is located in dedicated Equinix carrier hotels on Peachtree Street bringing a network ecosystem to the Southeast's largest concentration of telecommunications companies.

CH4 - Chicago IBX Data Center

Equinix Chicago data center CH4, located in one of the world's top 10 global financial centers, supplies interconnection services to enhance performance and control latency targets.

CH3 - Chicago IBX Data Center

Equinix Chicago data center at CH3, located in one of the world's top 10 global financial centers, supply interconnection services to enhance performance and control latency targets.

CH2 - Chicago IBX Data Center

Equinix Chicago data center CH2 located in one of the world's top 10 global financial centers, supplies interconnection services to enhance performance and control latency targets.

CH1 - Chicago IBX Data Center

Equinix Chicago data center CH1 located in one of the world's top 10 global financial centers, supplies interconnection services to enhance performance and control latency targets.

AM8 - Amsterdam IBX Data Center

AM8 is located in a prime city center location offering connectivity to a thriving and leading carrier neutral digital ecosystem.

AM7 - Amsterdam IBX Data Center

AM7 is located in a prime city center location offering connectivity to a thriving and leading carrier neutral digital ecosystem.

AM6 - Amsterdam IBX Data Center

AM6 is located in a prime city center location offering connectivity to a thriving and leading carrier neutral digital ecosystem.

AM5 - Amsterdam IBX Data Center

AM5 is located in a prime city center location offering connectivity to a thriving and leading carrier neutral digital ecosystem.

AM3 - Amsterdam IBX Data Center

Amsterdam AM3 data center and Internet Exchange point is located at Science Park with vital peering opportunities suitable for mission-critical interconnection and colocation services.

AM2 - Amsterdam IBX Data Center

Amsterdam AM1 and AM2 data centers and Internet Exchange point located at Laarderhoogtweg with vital peering opportunities suitable for mission-critical interconnection and colocation services.

AM1 - Amsterdam IBX Data Center

Amsterdam AM1 and AM2 data centers and Internet Exchange point located at Laarderhoogtweg with vital peering opportunities suitable for mission-critical interconnection and colocation services.

FR7 - Frankfurt IBX Data Center

FR7 gives you the ability to interconnect directly to 800+ companies colocated with Equinix in Frankfurt.

FR5 - Frankfurt IBX Data Center

Frankfurt FR5 IBX data center at Kleyerstrasse provides direct and settlement-free IP interconnection infrastructure in Germany for important banking, commerce, and telecommunications infrastructure.

FR4 - Frankfurt IBX Data Center

Frankfurt FR4 data center at Larchenstrasse provides direct and settlement-free IP interconnection infrastructure in Germany for important banking, commerce, and telecommunications infrastructure.

FR3 - Frankfurt IBX Data Center

Frankfurt FR3 data center at Moerfelden provides direct and settlement-free IP interconnection infrastructure in Germany for important banking, commerce, and telecommunications infrastructure.

FR2 - Frankfurt IBX Data Center

Frankfurt FR2 IBX facility at Friesstrasse provides direct and settlement-free IP interconnection infrastructure in Germany for important banking, commerce, and telecommunications infrastructure.

FR1 - Frankfurt IBX Data Center

Frankfurt FR1 IBX data center at Taubenstrasse provides direct and settlement-free IP interconnection infrastructure in Germany for important banking, commerce, and telecommunications infrastructure.

LD9 - London IBX Data Center

LD9 offers access to dense concentrations of financial services, Internet service providers, cloud and IT services, enterprises and content and digital media companies.

LD8 - London IBX Data Center

LD8 offers access to dense concentrations of financial services, Internet service providers, cloud and IT services, enterprises and content and digital media companies.

LD6 - London IBX Data Center

London LD6 IBX facility and Internet exchange point at Slough Trading Estate is a highly focused international business providing extensive ecosystems to meet demand for network exchange services.

LD5 - London IBX Data Center

London LD5 IBX facility and Internet exchange point at Slough Trading Estate is a highly focused international business providing extensive ecosystems to meet demand for network exchange services.

LD4 - London IBX Data Center

London LD4 data center and Internet exchange point at Slough Trading Estate is a highly focused international business providing extensive ecosystems to meet the demand for network exchange services.

LD3 - London IBX Data Center

London LD3 data center and Internet exchange point at Coronation Road is highly focused on international business providing extensive ecosystems to meet the demand for network exchange services.

LD2 - London IBX Data Center

London LD2 data center and Internet exchange point located at Middlesex is highly focused on international business providing extensive ecosystems to meet the demand for network exchange services.

LD1 - London IBX Data Center

London LD1 data center and Internet exchange point at Finsbury Pavement is highly focused on international business providing extensive ecosystems to meet the demand for network exchange services.

ME1 - Melbourne IBX Data Center

ME1 meets strong regional demand for premium data center services, which comes amid growth in data consumption and cloud services in the Australian and global IT markets.

TR2 - Toronto IBX Data Center

Toronto TR2 colocation and Internet exchange service is positioned in an Equinix pre-eminent telecommunications carrier hotel in Canada for partner interconnection across the digital supply chain.

TR1 - Toronto IBX Data Center

Toronto TR1 colocation and Internet exchange service is positioned in an Equinix pre-eminent telecommunications carrier hotel in Canada for partner interconnection across the digital supply chain.

NY9 - New York IBX Data Center

New York data center NY9 at 8th Avenue serves large financial, media, and enterprise companies with Equinix International Business Exchange facilities and premium interconnection services.

NY8 - New York IBX Data Center

New York data center NY8 at Hudson serves the world's largest financial, media, and enterprise companies with Equinix International Business Exchange facilities and premium interconnection services.

NY7 - New York IBX Data Center

New York data center location NY7 at West Side Ave serves the world's largest financial, media, and enterprise companies with Equinix IBX facilities and premium interconnection services.

NY6 - New York IBX Data Center

New York data center NY6 in Secaucus serves the world's largest financial, media, and enterprise companies with Equinix International Business Exchange facilities and premium interconnection services.

NY5 - New York IBX Data Center

New York data center NY5 in Secaucus serves the world's largest financial, media, and enterprise companies with Equinix International Business Exchange facilities and premium interconnection services.

NY4 - New York IBX Data Center

New York data center NY4 in Secaucus serves the world's largest financial, media, and enterprise companies with Equinix International Business Exchange facilities and premium interconnection services.

NY2 - New York IBX Data Center

New York data center NY2 in Secaucus serves the world's largest financial, media, and enterprise companies with Equinix International Business Exchange facilities and premium interconnection services.

NY1 - New York IBX Data Center

New York data center NY1 is one of Equinix's IBX facilities located at Halsey St. which serves the world's largest financial, media, and enterprise companies with premium interconnection services.

DC11 - Washington DC IBX Data Center

Washington DC colocation services at DC11 by Equinix represent some of the largest Internet exchange points with several locations LEED and SSAE16 SOC-1 Type II certified.

DC10 - Washington DC IBX Data Center

Washington DC colocation services at DC10 by Equinix represent some of the largest Internet exchange points in the world with several locations LEED and SSAE16 SOC-1 Type II certified.

DC8 - Washington DC IBX Data Center

Washington DC colocation services at DC8 by Equinix represent some of the largest Internet exchange points in the world with several locations LEED and SSAE16 SOC-1 Type II certified.

DC7 - Washington DC IBX Data Center

Washington DC colocation services at DC7 by Equinix represent some of the largest Internet exchange points in the world with several locations LEED and SSAE16 SOC-1 Type II certified.

DC6 - Washington DC IBX Data Center

Washington DC colocation services at DC6 by Equinix represent some of the largest Internet exchange points with several locations LEED and SSAE16 SOC-1 Type II certified.

DC5 - Washington DC IBX Data Center

Washington DC colocation services at DC5 by Equinix represent some of the largest Internet exchange points in the world with several locations LEED and SSAE16 SOC-1 Type II certified.

DC4 - Washington DC IBX Data Center

Washington DC colocation services at DC4 by Equinix represent some of the largest Internet exchange points in the world with several locations LEED and SSAE16 SOC-1 Type II certified.

DC3 - Washington DC IBX Data Center

Washington DC colocation services at DC3 by Equinix represent some of the largest Internet exchange points in the world with several locations LEED and SSAE16 SOC-1 Type II certified.

DC2 - Washington DC IBX Data Center

Washington DC colocation services at DC2 by Equinix represent some of the largest Internet exchange points in the world with several locations LEED and SSAE16 SOC-1 Type II certified.

DC1 - Washington DC IBX Data Center

Washington DC colocation and data center services at DC1 provide Carpathia compliant managed hosting, Tier 3 enterprise virtual private cloud, and Rackspace Cloud Private Edition.

SE3 - Seattle IBX Data Center

The SE3 IBX facility at Seattle, expands access to world-class global colocation and connectivity of Platform Equinix. SE3 is an expansion space for those with deployments in Westin building.

SE2 - Seattle IBX Data Center

Zone 3 seismic rated Equinix data center SE2 in Seattle, WA offers extensive network choice and cloud and IT ecosystems.

SV8 - Silicon Valley IBX Data Center

Equinix's IBX Silicon Valley data center SV8 serves the largest concentration of high-tech companies and peering hubs in the world with access to important financial and enterprise ecosystems.

SV6 - Silicon Valley IBX Data Center

Equinix's IBX Silicon Valley data center SV6 serves the largest concentration of high-tech companies and peering hubs in the world with access to important financial and enterprise ecosystems.

SV5 - Silicon Valley IBX Data Center

Equinix's IBX Silicon Valley data center SV5 serves the largest concentration of high-tech companies and peering hubs in the world with access to important financial and enterprise ecosystems.

SV4 - Silicon Valley IBX Data Center

Equinix's IBX Silicon Valley data center SV4 serves the largest concentration of high-tech companies and peering hubs in the world with access to important financial and enterprise ecosystems.

SV3 - Silicon Valley IBX Data Center

Equinix's IBX Silicon Valley data center SV3 serves the largest concentration of high-tech companies and peering hubs in the world with access to important financial and enterprise ecosystems.

SV2 - Silicon Valley IBX Data Center

Equinix's IBX Silicon Valley data center SV2 serves the largest concentration of high-tech companies and peering hubs in the world with access to important financial and enterprise ecosystems.

SV1 - Silicon Valley IBX Data Center

Equinix's IBX Silicon Valley data center SV1 provides RightScale Hybrid Cloud, NetApp Private Storage, and Carpathia compliant manage hosting services.

DA7 - Dallas IBX Data Center

DA7, our newest location in the Dallas metro, is the latest strategic facility where enterprises are deploying key components of their interconnection infrastructure.

DA6 - Dallas IBX Data Center

Dallas DA6 data center and International Business Exchange (IBX) supports growing enterprise ecosystems with accelerated deployment of virtual and cloud solutions.

DA4 - Dallas IBX Data Center

Dallas DA4 data center and International Business Exchange (IBX) location on Bryan St., supports enterprise ecosystems with accelerated deployment of virtual and cloud solutions.

DA3 - Dallas IBX Data Center

Dallas data centers DA3, one of Equinix's original International Business Exchange locations, serves a number of telecommunications companies with premium colocation services.

DA2 - Dallas IBX Data Center

Dallas data centers DA2, one of Equinix's original International Business Exchange locations, serves a number of telecommunications companies with premium colocation services.

DA1 - Dallas IBX Data Center

Dallas data centers DA1, one of Equinix's original International Business Exchange locations, serves a number of telecommunications companies with premium colocation services.

DB4 - Dublin IBX Data Center

DB4 offers a high level of carrier connectivity, making them ideal locations to procure bandwidth and optimize network performance.

DB3 - Dublin IBX Data Center

DB3 offers a high level of carrier connectivity, making them ideal locations to procure bandwidth and optimize network performance.

DB2 - Dublin IBX Data Center

DB2 offers a high level of carrier connectivity, making them ideal locations to procure bandwidth and optimize network performance.

DB1 - Dublin IBX Data Center

DB1 offers a high level of carrier connectivity, making them ideal locations to procure bandwidth and optimize network performance.

LA2 - Los Angeles IBX Data Center

Los Angeles colocation center at LA4 services offer network strategies to Internet content delivery and entertainment companies worldwide and are optimized for increased performance and low latency.

LA2 - Los Angeles IBX Data Center

Los Angeles colocation center at LA3 offers network strategies to Internet content delivery and entertainment companies worldwide and are optimized for increased performance and low latency.

LA2 - Los Angeles IBX Data Center

Los Angeles LA2 colocation and data center offers network strategies to Internet content delivery and entertainment companies and are optimized for increased performance and low latency.

LA1 - Los Angeles IBX Data Center

Los Angeles LA1 data center and colocation services offers network strategies to Internet content delivery and entertainment companies and are optimized for increased performance and low latency.

OS1 - Osaka IBX Data Center

Osaka data center and Interconnection network in Japan incorporates seismic protection features with extensive network choice and direct connection to Dojima, a major internet exchange hub.

SY4 - Sydney IBX Data Center

Sydney SY4 colocation services, near the Central Business District with access to Southern Cross Cable Head, provide extensive network interconnection in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.

SY3 - Sydney IBX Data Center

Sydney SY3 colocation services, near the Central Business District with access to Southern Cross Cable Head, provide extensive network interconnection in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.

SY2 - Sydney IBX Data Center

Sydney SY2 colocation services, near the Central Business District with access to Southern Cross Cable Head, provide extensive network interconnection in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.

SY1 - Sydney IBX Data Center

Sydney colocation services at SY1, near the Central Business District with access to Southern Cross Cable Head, provide extensive network interconnection in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.


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