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Equinix Acquires Key Frankfurt Network Hub

Equinix is the new owner of a major data center at Kleyer90 connectivity hub in Frankffurt, pictured above. Equinix said today that it has agreed to acquire ancotel GmbH. (Photo: ancotel)netw

Equinix has acquired the Kleyer 90 carrier hotel in Frankfurt, one of the busiest network nodes in Europe, the company said this week. With more than 7,100 physical cross-connects, “Campus Kleyer” is one of the most densely interconnected Equinix locations in the world. Read More

Equinix Opens Second Rio de Janeiro Data Center

Inside the Equinix SG2 data center building in Singapore, where customers now have the option to connect privately to Microsoft Azure. (Photo: Equinix)

Equinix (EQIX) said today that its ALOG Data Centers unit in Brazil has opened a second International Business Exchange (IBX) data center in Rio de Janeiro. Equinix said the new RJ2 facility will enable it to meet strong customer demand in the fast-growing Brazilian market. Read More

JPNAP Deal with Equinix Validates Tokyo as Network Hub in Japan

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Customer wins announced in the colocation industry, with Equinix selected by JPNAP for an expanded Interconnection and peering service into Equinix’s newest data center in Tokyo, CoreSite selected by Belgacom International Carrier Services, and Savvis selected by SIX Financial Information. Read More

Equinix London Selected By ParFX

Inside the Equinix SG2 data center building in Singapore, where customers now have the option to connect privately to Microsoft Azure. (Photo: Equinix)

Equinix is selected by ParFX for its trading platform in London, South Africa National Airways secures 20 Terabytes of the HP Autonomy Cloud, and Telx achieves a Tier III rating and completes a SOC2 examination. Read More

Equinix Hits 110,000 Cross-Connects

The interior of an Equinix data center. Box uses Equinix facilities in California to host its primary infrastructure. (Photo: Equinix)

Equinix recently disclosed that its data centers now house more than 110,000 cross-connects, the physical intersections between networks that make the Internet work. The colocation provider also appointed Charles Meyers as COO and opened a new data center in Tokyo. Read More

Global Capacity Expands in 8 Equinix Sites

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One of the trends we’ve seen at Equinix in recent quarters is companies deploying equipment across multiple colocation facilities. Today Global Capacity said it is expanding its Points of Presence (PoPs) into eight Equinix data centers. Read More

Schneider Electric Expands Agreement With Equinix to Germany and Italy

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Schneider Electric will provide its Energy Management Procurement Services (EMPS) and sustainability services to the data center giant in Italy and Germany. The expanded agreement means that Schneider Electric provides its full range of EMPS services to a total of 110 Equinix facilities, saving the company $11 million since March of 2011. Read More

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