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Equinix Expands Global Platform

April 29, 2011 by · Comments Off on Equinix Expands Global Platform 

Webmaster ToolboxREDWOOD CITY, CA – Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), a provider of global data center services, today announced plans to open its eighth International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data center in the New York metropolitan area and plans to expand Equinix IBX data centers in Chicago, Ill., and Frankfurt, Germany. The company’s decision to expand Platform Equinix is driven by strong demand for data center services and interconnection in these markets.

Equinix is investing approximately $140 million in its newest New York metro area IBX data center. The new facility is scheduled to open in the second quarter of 2012 and will primarily support the growth of Equinix’s extensive financial ecosystem. The first phase will add approximately 156,000 gross square feet of space and 2,200 cabinet equivalents to Platform Equinix in the New York area, with room for additional expansions that would bring the total capacity to approximately 380,000 gross square feet of space and 7,100 cabinet equivalents. Read more

Equinix Opens Fifth IBX Data Center in Dallas

April 6, 2011 by · Comments Off on Equinix Opens Fifth IBX Data Center in Dallas 

Hosting ReviewsREDWOOD CITY, CA – Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq:EQIX), a provider of global data center services, announced the opening of its fifth International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data center in Dallas, Texas.

One of 35 global markets served by Platform Equinix™, Dallas-Fort Worth is the fourth largest metro area in the United States and the twelfth largest in the world. Because of its central location in the U.S. and proximity to many telecommunications companies, Dallas is a key Internet and peering exchange point for networks. Read more

Equinix To Open Fourth IBX Data Center in Paris

March 18, 2011 by · Comments Off on Equinix To Open Fourth IBX Data Center in Paris 

Hosting ToolboxREDWOOD CITY, CA & PARIS — Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ: EQIX), a leading provider of global data center services, today announced that it is constructing a fourth International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data center in the Paris metropolitan area. The new data center (PA4), scheduled to open in the third quarter of 2012, will further extend Platform Equinix in Europe to meet strong demand for premium interconnection and colocation services in Paris and across the region.

The location of PA4, near the center of Paris, will be highly attractive to customers, particularly as future data center developments are expected to face long lead-times to secure power in and around the city. Equinix has experienced sustained growth for its data center services in Paris, with the first phase of its PA3 IBX center, which opened in April 2010, now effectively full, and the second phase, due to open in the second quarter of 2011, expected to be full by the time the new PA4 center opens. Equinix customers are already recognizing PA4’s strategic importance in their long-term data center plans, with 20 percent of the space available in the first phase already sold. Read more

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