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Equinix, global data centre services and colocation provider, has announced an upcoming data centre in Madrid, Spain. MD6 will be located in the Alcobendas neighborhood, and is the first of two planned XScale facilities on the campus.
A new Bare Metal as a Service model developed by digital infrastructure firm Equinix is enabling telecommunications firm Orange to expand its cloud footprint. Equinix Metal gives businesses and wholesale customers the ability to access on-demand Telco Cloud Points of Presence (PoPs) that provide vital SD-WAN, 5G roaming and voice services at low latencies.
Jeff Vogel, analyst at Gartner said, “Equinix colocation provides the hybrid cloud mooring that enables IT clients to transform their data centres and IT operating models into a cloud-based, as-a-services platform.”
A UPS failure was behind the data centre outage at Equinix’s IBX LD8 data centre on Tuesday that caused network issues for a raft of customers.
The former Telecity facility is home to the London Internet Exchange (LINX), one of the world’s largest Internet Exchanges with over 700 members including ISPs such as BT and Virgin Media.
Issues at the London data centre were first reported around 4am Tuesday morning and impacted companies including Giganet, Epsilon, SiPalto, EX Networks, Fast2Host, ICUK.net, and Evoke Telecom apologised to impacted customers throughout the day on social media.
Equinix, the world’s largest data centre provider, has said the Covid-19 pandemic will not majorly impact its bottom line, if at all, as it posted strong Q1 results last week.
The company secured $1.445 bn of revenue in Q1, a two percent rise on Q2 and a six percent growth year on year.