ZENEDGE Expands Global Network Capacity Tenfold with Additional PoPs in the US, Canada, Europe and Asia in Equinix Data Centers

At Hostingcon Global, ZENEDGE – a provider of cloud-based, artificial intelligence (AI) driven Web Application Firewall (WAF), malicious bot detection and DDoS cyber security solutions – has announced its global network expansion with additional mega-PoPs (Points of Presence) in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia to accommodate significant customer growth.  The global network expansion provides ZENEDGE with a tenfold capacity increase. All … [Read more...]

Equinix Announces Opening of Five New IBX Data Centers in 2017

Throughout 2017, Equinix will open five new IBX colocation data centers, adding more than 5,600 new cabinets and greater than one million gross square feet of data center space. The new colocation data centers will be directly connected to other Equinix IBX data centers within each metro via fiber links between the sites. These new sites include: São Paulo – The first phase of the new SP3 IBX, opened in March, adds 725 cabinets and more … [Read more...]

AWS Direct Connect Service Now Available at Equinix IBX Colocation Data Center in Munich, Germany

Global interconnection and colocation data center company, Equinix (Nasdaq:  EQIX), has announced the immediate availability of Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect cloud service in its Munich International Business Exchange (IBX) data center campus. With AWS Direct Connect, companies can connect their customer-owned and managed infrastructure directly to AWS Cloud, establishing a private connection to the cloud “that can reduce costs, … [Read more...]

Equinix Acquires 34 Acres of Land in Ashburn for Its Data Center Expansion Plans

Global colocation data center and interconnection provider, Equinix (Nasdaq: EQIX), has purchased four parcels of land spanning 34.5 acres in Loudon County, Virginia. The four parcels, purchased for $34.5 million, are proximate to the main Equinix campus in Ashburn, at the corner of Waxpool Road and Loudoun County Parkway. "The increasing pace of the shift to digital is having a significant impact on global businesses, pushing their IT … [Read more...]

Equinix Expands Connectivity Platform, Opens Internet Exchange in Finland

Global colocation data center and interconnection provider, Equinix, has announced it will bring the Equinix Internet Exchange to Helsinki, Finland, launching in Q1 2017. Equinix currently operates six data centers in Finland, all in the Helsinki metropolitan area. Today, the Equinix Internet Exchange handles 5.6 terabits of peak traffic growing at over 35% per year, at 22 Internet Exchange Point (IXP) locations in 19 markets across APAC, … [Read more...]

Equinix Promotes Brian Lillie to Chief Customer Officer, EVP of Technology Services

Global colocation and interconnection provider, Equinix, has promoted Brian Lillie to Chief Customer Officer (CCO) and EVP of Technology Services. Mr. Lillie has served as the Global CIO of Equinix for the past eight years. In this newly expanded role, Brian Lillie will directly lead the ‘Global Customer Success’ organization to holistically and consistently drive the customer journey across the entire company while enabling greater growth and … [Read more...]

Equinix Opens New $97 million USD Colocation Facility in Sydney

  Global colocation and interconnection company, Equinix, has announced the opening of its latest International Business Exchange (IBX) data center in Sydney, known as SY4. The new $97 million USD facility supports the strong demand for Platform Equinix in Australia. Located in Alexandria, less than three miles from Sydney's central business district, phase one of SY4 provides a total capacity of 1,500 colocation cabinets. Upon … [Read more...]

Equinix Extends Its Data Center Services in China Through Partnership with Datang Telecom Group

Datang Telecom, which currently holds a cross regional Internet Data Center (IDC) license in Beijing and Shanghai, will become the data center service delivery partner for Equinix in China enabling Equinix to expand further into the growing domestic enterprise market. On behalf of Equinix, Datang will offer Equinix customers in China a broad range of interconnection services, including Equinix Cloud Exchange, that leverage Equinix's years of … [Read more...]

Equinix to Break Ground on Its Newest Silicon Valley Data Center

Colocation and connectivity provider, Equinix, has broken ground on its latest data center build in San Jose, California. Located adjacent to its existing SV1 and SV5 International Business Exchange (IBX) data centers, the new site – Equinix SV10 - will be built on 11 acres of land purchased by Equinix and will augment the existing San Jose Great Oaks campus. Equinix has invested approximately $275 million in the local economy with its … [Read more...]

Equinix Announces Closing of Telecity Acquisition, Doubles Data Center Presence in Europe

Global interconnection and colocation data center company, Equinix (Nasdaq: EQIX), has completed the acquisition of TelecityGroup in a transaction valued at approximately $3.8 billion (£2.6 billion). The addition of TelecityGroup's 40+ data centers more than doubles Equinix's capacity in Europe. The TelecityGroup acquisition expands Equinix's interconnection platform in key European markets while also adding critical network and cloud density … [Read more...]