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Equinix goes Iberian with acquisition of Itconic

Global interconnection and data centre firm Equinix has announced the acquisition of Itconic, a data centre, connectivity and cloud infrastructure solutions provider based in Spain and Portugal. Alongside the purchase of Itconic, carried out through asset management firm The Carlyle Group, Equinix has also gained CloudMas, an Itconic subsidiary focussed on enterprise adoption and cloud… Read More

Equinix Australian data centres to be used for new Australia to Asia cable system

U.S. data centre giant Equinix has announced that its international business exchange (IBX) data centres in Melbourne and Sydney will be used for Vocus Communications’ Australian-Singapore Cable (ASC) submarine cable system. The addition of the ASC means that connections between Australia and Southeast Asia will be improved. Equinix has stated that the ASC will use… Read More

Equinix to install clean fuel cells in 12 U.S. data centres

Equinix is planning to install clean fuel cells at 12 of its data centres across the United States. The leading data centre provider has signed a 15-year agreement with major American utility firm Southern Company, which will see some of its International Business Exchange (IBX) data centres will be powered by Bloom Energy fuel cells. The… Read More

Equinix prepares for ‘second wave’ of data centre and cloud computing

Equinix looks set to be moving onto the ‘second wave’ of data centre and cloud computing as the rush to build data centres slows and moves towards service and business transformation. In order to address this paradigm shift, the global colocation data centre company has created a new department, the Strategy, Services and Innovation (SSI)… Read More

Equinix to invest $42mn in Sydney data centre

Equinix has announced that it will invest a further $42 million in the Sydney SY4 data center. The Phase Two expansion of the SY4 data center will double the total capacity of the facility to 3,000 cabinets, with usable floor space of over 130,000 square feet. The Phase Two expansion is scheduled to be completed… Read More

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