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Sustainability
Equinix announces milestones on sustainability commitments
Equinix has released its 2021 Sustainability Report which outlines progress, innovation and accomplishments on key ESG commitments.
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Wasabi Technologies
Wasabi opens new cloud storage in Australia with Equinix
Wasabi Technologies has opened a new hot cloud storage region in Sydney, Australia, using Equinix services. This is the company's 12th global storage region.
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Data Center
Equinix enters Africa, closing US$320 million acquisition of MainOne
The completion of the acquisition augments Equinix's long-term strategy to become a leading African carrier-neutral digital infrastructure company.
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Data Center
Sime Darby Berhad to use Equinix APAC data centers
Equinix has expanded its digital infrastructure services, including its International Business Exchange data centers, to Sime Darby Berhad
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Infrastructure
Making the metaverse: The digital infrastructure opportunity
Enterprises are dreaming big, but to take the metaverse mainstream, they need a new approach to digital infrastructure.
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Equinix, SML partnership to address retail supply chain issues
Equinix has partnered with SML to enable efficient supply chain and inventory management for retailers affected by the pressures of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Sustainability
Equinix part of Sustainable Trading network to reach ESG goals
Equinix is one of 30 founding members of a new Sustainable Trading network to develop best practices, benchmarking, and transparency in the trading industry.
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Remote Working
How can a connected digital infrastructure help address chip shortage?
As the global semiconductor challenge extends into 2022, businesses continue to feel supply chain disruptions as they wait for chips to be available.
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Equinix & GIC commit $525m to xScale data centers in Seoul
An IDC report suggests the Cloud IT infrastructure market in the country could reach US$1.86 billion in sales by 2025.
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Storage
Equinix opens co-innovation facility for data solutions
Equinix has recently opened a co-innovation facility in Washington, D.C, with the intent of leveraging solutions for its IBX data centres in Australia and around the globe.
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Pexip
Pexip chooses Equinix to level up business following global growth
"With new levels of demand, video conferencing platforms like Pexip require a robust and sustainable digital infrastructure to consistently deliver low-latency and highly reliable interconnection."
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APAC region could generate 6,000 terabits of data per second by 2025 - Equinix report
Interconnection bandwidth across major global and Asia Pacific metros are expected to continue their growth to record levels.
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Equinix strikes $769m deal to develop xScale data centers in Australia
The limited liability partnership between Equinix and PGIM Real Estate will bring about the launch of the SY9x and SY10x data centers.
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Equinix expands neutral ecosystem to support Kubernetes on Equinix Metal
Equinix expands its neutral ecosystem of technologies and partner solutions to support the deployment, management and operations of Kubernetes on Equinix Metal. 
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Ubisoft's i3D.net moves infrastructure to Equinix for faster online gaming experience
“With online gaming undergoing an unprecedented surge in popularity, Equinix can strategically support i3D.net in delivering the best possible user experience to gamers around the world.”
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Hybrid Cloud
Substantial surge in hybrid and multi-cloud migration despite security concerns
Despite cybersecurity concerns, Equinix finds a significant year-on-year leap in companies planning to move business-critical applications to the cloud.
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Cloud migration
Cloud migration top priority for businesses, despite growing security concerns
"Moving to the cloud is at the heart of this transformation. However, many digital leaders remain nervous about this migration, with IT decision-makers highlighting fears around increased data leaks and security breaches."
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5G
Equinix deploys first-of-its-kind 5G and edge development centre with full 5G network from Nokia
Equinix announces the first-of-its-kind 5G and Edge Technology Development Center, with a fully operational, non-standalone 5G network from Nokia.
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Equinix to acquire Mumbai data centers from GPX for $161m
As part of the acquisition, the company will establish Equinix India, to be led by managing director Manoj Paul.
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Equinix opens doors to its fifth IBX data center in Singapore
The first phase of SG5 spans more than 3,970 square meters with a capacity of 1,300 cabinets - but it will soon be much larger.
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Equinix Australia
Equinix AU to lead renewable energy purchasing group with H&M, Goldman Sachs, HSBC & Nike
The ACCC has given Equinix the go-ahead to lead a joint renewable energy purchasing group for solar and wind electricity generation.
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Partnerships
Verizon Business and Equinix expand partnership, bring automation capabilities to SDI
"Customers can now take advantage of the Equinix Fabric interconnection service and Verizon’s Network-as-a-Service offering to privately and securely connect their digital supply chain ecosystems."
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Data center architecture
Equinix rules the roost in Cloudscene H1 2021 Data Center Ecosystem Leaderboard
Cloudscene has released the results of its H1 2021 Data Center Ecosystem Leaderboard, with Equinix taking out the top spot in four of the five analysed regions.
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SD-WAN
Aus SD-WAN provider expands global footprint with Equinix
The new arrangement with Equinix and Equinix Metal will allow Fusion Broadband to provide dedicated SD-WAN gateways in more than 50 location points globally.