Data Center Company Equinix Launches New Silicon Valley Facility
September 15, 2017
Data center company Equinix, Inc. (Equinix) has announced the launches of a new Silicon Valley facility. With head offices in Redwood City, California, United States, Equinix manages a major network of ‘carrier-neutral’ data centers through which it offers internet services such as cloud options and enterprise solutions. The company operates in “44 markets across five continents”. It’s latest data center is designed to cater for the increased demand for interconnection that allows “enables companies to advance their digital transformation”.
Equinix’s new International Business Exchange (IBX) data center is known as SV10 and was unveiled yesterday at a launch event. Located in the company’s San Jose ‘Great Oaks’ campus, the facility, named SV10, launched at a cost of $122 million. It is one of thirteen Silicon Valley data center sites the company operates.
The center will offer the capacity required to meet interconnection, multicloud deployments, and connectivity to network and content services requirements. As with the company’s other facilities in the area SV10 will offers services from providers like Amazon Web Servers (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, and Oracle Cloud and through the ‘Equinix Cloud Exchange’. SV10 will adds 37,000+ square feet of space to Equinix’s colocation capability using “100 percent clean and renewable energy”.
"Our Great Oaks campus features one of the highest densities of network and cloud providers within our global platform of IBX data centers,” explained Equinix’s President, Americas, Karl Strohmeyer. “The interconnection opportunities for enterprise customers at this campus are vast, enabling customers within the region to expand their digital transformation. We are thrilled to be bringing our third facility at the Great Oaks campus online in this increasingly important and growing market."
Do you know of any other companies opening data centers? Let us know the details. Add your comments below.