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Equinix Completes Switch & Data Merger

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Equinix (EQIX) has completed its acquisition of Switch & Data, creating a colocation juggernaut spanning three continents. The purchase of its long-time rival gives Equinix a global footprint of more than 6 million square feet of data center space across 87 data centers. Read More

DOJ Clears Way for Equinix, Switch & Data Deal

Equinix (EQIX) is expected to successfully complete its acquisition of Switch and Data (SDXC) next week after the United States Department of Justice told the companies it will allow the deal to go forward. The $689 million merger brings together two of the industry’s leading colocation providers. Read More

Switch & Data Sale Slowed by Regulators

Colocation provider Switch & Data (SDXC) said today that its planned $700 million sale to Equinix (EQIX) will be delayed by requests for additional information from federal antitrust regulators. The company said the transaction is now likely to close in the second quarter of the year, rather than the first quarter. Read More

Switch and Data Had Another Suitor

The biggest deal in the data center industry for 2009 was the news that Equinix (EQIX) would acquire Switch and Data in a $689 million transaction. As the year draws to a close, we’re learning more about the behind-the-scenes maneuvering that led to the deal, in which Switch and Data (SDXC) spent months weighing competing bids from Equinix and an unnamed international provider.
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Equinix, Switch & Data Prep Integration

Teams arrived at Switch and Data (SDXC) Tuesday to begin integration plans for the company’s planned $689 million acquisition by Equinix (EQIX). In the meantime, both companies are keeping busy, issuing a series of news announcements this week. Read More

Equinix, Switch & Data Prep Integration

Teams arrived at Switch and Data (SDXC) Tuesday to begin integration plans for the company’s planned $689 million acquisition by Equinix (EQIX). In the meantime, both companies are keeping busy, issuing a series of news announcements this week.

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