• Colocation Services with Dell APEX

    Colocation made simple

    Easily spin up secure colocation services through the Dell APEX Console, simplifying your path to hybrid multicloud

    • Dell Technologies is partnering with Equinix to make colocation a seamless part of your complete as-a-Service experience, freeing you to stay focused on delivering outcomes for your business.

    • Putting your workloads and data in the right place should be easy

      Setting up colocation services has traditionally constituted another layer of complexity. But Dell APEX simplifies the entire process—choose the location through the Dell APEX Console, and Dell Technologies takes care of the rest. You get a single point of contact, a single bill, and a single console for procuring, deploying, managing and decommissioning infrastructure resources.

      Dell APEX Data Storage Services can be up and running in an Equinix colocation facility in as few as 14 days1, and is designed for 99.9999% availability.2

    • Dependable experts you know and trust
      One point of contact for maintaining and managing your cloud infrastructure, so you stay focused on high-value activities.

      Simplified procurement and billing
      Order in a matter of clicks, with a single bill for services, all through the self-service APEX Console.

      High-speed cloud interconnectivity
      Options for direct connections to leading cloud and SaaS providers. Avoid vendor lock-in, while keeping data secure, accessible and compliant.

      Agile ops at global scale
      Accelerated delivery and consumption of digital services with reliable, secure, on-demand infrastructure in key locations around the world.

    • Use colocation to address a range of business needs

      Whether it’s expanding or modernizing your data center, moving into new regions, setting up a disaster recovery site or doing away with facilities management altogether, Colocation is emerging as a powerful option. Colocation can also resolve the challenges associated with moving workloads to public cloud, including security, performance, latency, compliance, and cost. Colocation can be ideal for:

      • Heavy, data-centric workloads Align IT infrastructure to user demand across multiple locations and geographies
      • Traditional workloads Optimize existing applications and your investment
      • Data gravity workloads Align compute directly to where data is created and stored
    • Learn more about Equinix and Dell APEX Data Storage Services

      Now you can deploy Dell APEX Data Storage Services in a secure Dell-managed colocation facility3. The combination of Dell APEX and Equinix gives you easy, low latency access to best of breed multicloud capabilities, simplified business continuity and geographic expansion, as well as relief from the burdens of data center facilities management--all while retaining full control over your data and your apps.

    • Dell Technologies and Equinix can help you meet your sustainability goals

      Dell Technologies and Equinix share a deep commitment to environmental sustainability. Equinix is reducing its data center energy consumption through green buildings and innovative approaches to energy efficiency and water consumption, with a goal of global climate neutrality by 20304.

      The Dell APEX operating model helps cut e-waste by up to 34% due to reduced overprovisioning5, and the infrastructure itself complies with all environmental regulations. APEX services include refurbishing or recycling all returned systems to eliminate e-waste and promote the sustainable, regenerative use of resources.

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    • 1Applies in US, UK, France, and Germany.  TTV measured between order acceptance and activation. Subject to customer credit approval and site qualification, which must be completed before order placement, and customer participation in pre-deployment planning. Product availability, holidays and other factors may impact deployment time.

      2 Based on hardware availability on common underlying platform configurations. Actual hardware availability may vary.

      3 APEX Data Storage Services at Equinix data centers is currently available in USA (Ashburn, VA and Santa Clara, CA), UK (London), Germany (Frankfurt), France (Paris) and Australia (Sydney). Contact your Dell Technologies Sales Representative for more information.

      4 Equinix Sets 2030 Global Climate-Neutral Target

      5 Based on an IDC White Paper commissioned by Dell Technologies and Intel: The Business Value of APEX as a Service Solutions, August 2021. Estimates based on survey of 17 organizations using APEX as a Service Solutions, aggregated and combined into a composite organization. Actual results may vary. Read the full report here: https://www.delltechnologies.com/asset/en-us/solutions/apex/industry-market/idc-business-value-of-apex-as-a-service-solutions-whitepaper.pdf