Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Equinix Plans Huge, New Data Center in Amsterdam

Equinix unveiled plans to build a new International Business Exchange™ (IBX) in Amsterdam at its existing campus at the Amsterdam Science Park.

Equinix said it will invest $113 million, in the first phase of development for the new data center, called AM4, will support growing demand for Platform Equinix™ in Amsterdam, one of the most network-dense locations globally. which will house 1,555 cabinets. On completion of the four expansion phases the facility will represent a total investment of $189 million and provide 4,200 cabinets on eight floors of data center space with a total usable floor area of more than 124,000 square feet (11,500 square meters). The building and first phase is expected to be completed and operational by Q2 2017.

Equinix also announced that it is now offering direct connectivity to AWS in Amsterdam.


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