Sunday, September 26, 2010

Equinix Builds Third Data Center in Tokyo

Equinix will build its third International Business Exchange (IBX) data center in Tokyo, Japan. The new "TY3" will provide close physical proximity to the major financial exchanges in the Japanese capital. The $70 million, 79,600 gross-square-foot TY3 IBX data center, targeted for completion in mid-2011, will offer 960 cabinet equivalents to data centric industries including cloud and IT services providers, online content and financial market participants doing business in Japan. It will have direct fiber connectivity to Equinix's two other IBX data centers in the city, TY1 and TY2. Current and prospective customers will have direct access to more than 50 networks including both international and domestic carriers.

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