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Equinix continues expansion with announcement of site in D.C.

Equinix is continuing its run of unfettered expansion with the announcement of another International Business Exchange (IBX) data centre near Washington D.C. The new facility, from the California-based interconnection and data centre firm, will be called DC12 and is costing Equinix $98.5 million (approx. £75 million). The site will be located in its existing Ashburn, Virginia… Read More

Equinix partners with Oracle to expand interconnection in U.S. and Europe

Equinix has announced an expansion of its partnership with Oracle, with dedicated, private access to Oracle cloud through a further 16 of its International Business Exchange (IBX) data centres in America and Europe. The expansion means that customers can privately connect to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) through the firm’s FastConnect system in eight new metros… Read More

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