Latest Equinix publications

Telefonica and Equinix partner on subsea cable improvements

Telefonica’s infrastructure arm and Equinix are working on landing station projects for two of the world’s highest capacity internet cables. Telxius, the infrastructure subsidiary of Spanish telecom giant Telefonica, is working with Equinix on cable landing station architecture in Virginia Beach, where the cables terminate. The two subsea cables connect large parts of the Americas… Read More

Equinix buys Infomart Dallas for $800 million

Equinix has acquired one of the largest interconnection hubs in the U.S. in an $800 million (approx. £659 million) deal. The Infomart Dallas already hosts four of Equinix’s Dallas International Business Exchange data centres, which combined support 3500 cabinets. This purchase gives Equinix four more assets, which will increase revenue for the firm and prepare… Read More

Five new firms join Multi Tenant Data Center Alliance

Five new firms have joined CommScope’s Multi Tenant Data Center (MTDC) Alliance, including Digital Realty. The MTDC Alliance was formed in June last year in response to the ever-increasing trend towards colocation. As part of the PartnerPro Network, Alliance members are able to offer optimal network infrastructure solutions for customers who need to deploy this… Read More

Equinix to buy Metronode data centres

Equinix has agreed to acquire Metronode’s Australian data centre properties for $1 billion AUD (approx. £570 million). The agreement, which is expected to be finalized early next year pending regulatory approval, will add ten new properties to Equinix’s data centre holdings in Australia.  With this new acquisition, Equinix will own and operate 200 data centers… Read More

Equinix releases major SDN inter-metro interconnection service expansion

Equinix has made a major addition to its interconnection offering, using software-defined networking (SDN) technology to allow easier connection between different data centre locations. The Californian data centre and interconnection giant has announced the introduction of direct physical and virtual connection of its International Business Exchange (IBX) data centres. This means that the company’s customers… Read More