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Equinix to expand Asian data centre footprint with Japanese acquisition

Data centre operator Equinix is planning to acquire Japanese outsourcing firm Bit-isle for an all cash transaction of 33.3bn yen – approximately $280mn (£180mn), at 922 yen per share. The successful acquisition of the Tokyo-based company is expected to leverage Bit-isle’s strong local expertise to further bolster Equinix’s position in Japan and the wider Asia Pacific region,… Read More

Equinix to open five new data centres worldwide

California-based Equinix, Inc. has announced that it will add five new International Business Exchange (IBX) data centres worldwide, augmenting its current inventory by 10%. The new centres will be in New York, Singapore, London, Melbourne and Toronto. The new data centres will bring the total number operated by Equinix to over 100, with 4,200 new… Read More

IBM expands hybrid cloud partnership with Equinix

As IBM looks to expand its cloud, security and analytics solutions, the multinational tech giant has announced a raft of 12 new cloud sites for its hybrid cloud offering, as well as a major partnership with data centre company Equinix. The new cloud locations include three IBM-owned facilities in Frankfurt, Tokyo, and Mexico City, and form part… Read More

Is there a chance of cloud sanity breaking out?

Most major vendors have agreed it is good to avoid locking in their customers and now the discussion has moved on to realising the promise of the cloud. So, now, Clive Longbottom looks forward to a time when the composite app becomes the norm At one stage, it looked like the cloud computing community was… Read More

Rackspace focuses on service as hunt for investor continues

The hunt by hosting services company, Rackspace, for a knight in shining armour with deep pockets continues while, in the meantime, the operation gets on with business. Toby Owen (pictured), the head of product strategy for the open cloud company, said the move to appoint a financial services company to assess its strategic options was… Read More