Latest Equinix publications

Equinix opens AM4 data centre in Amsterdam

Equinix has announced the opening of a new $113 million International Business Exchange data center in Amsterdam. The Equinix AM4 facility has space for over 1,500 cabinets in Phase One, and is expected to grow with four planned expansion phases. At full build, the data center will have 4,200 cabinets comprising 125,000 square feet (11,500… Read More

Equinix partners with Google for cloud containerization

Equinix has announced a partnership with Google Cloud to provide hybrid cloud container architecture to customers. The Equinix-GCP offering will combine Platform Equinix, the global data center interconnect platform with Google Container Engine (GKE) using Kubernetes open-source technology. Hybrid Kubernetes deployment is expected to assist developers in data and application containerization, and accelerate cloud migration activities… Read More

Washington, DC is now the largest colo market in the world

A new report by Synergy Research shows that due strong growth in 2016, Washington, DC is now the largest metro market for data center colocation in the world. DC overtook New York by a small margin in the fourth quarter of last year, boosted in part by the inclusion of Northern Virginia in consideration of the DC… Read More

Equinix acquires new land in Virginia for data centre expansion

Global data centre operator Equinix has announced that it has acquired over 34 acres of land in Ashburn, Virginia, to expand its International Business Exchange (IBX) data centre estate in the key U.S. connectivity hub. The plot, which was purchased for $34.5 million (approx. £28 million), is located close to Equinix’s existing Ashburn data centre… Read More

Equinix to expand data centre business in Switzerland

Citing Swiss regard for privacy and data protection, global data centre company Equinix is to purchase a data centre business from ICT-Center, based in Zurich, Switzerland. According to an official Equinix release, the facility is located next to two of its existing International Business Exchange (IBX) data centres in the city, ZH2 and ZH4. The… Read More

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