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Highlights / Key Facts
Equinix's Munichcampus consists of two data centers comprised of 6,500 square meters (70,000 square feet) of colocation space. Together, the Munichdata centers are business hubs for more than 70 companies. Equinix Munich customers can choose from a broad range of network services from more than 30 network providers. They can also interconnect to customers and partners in their digital supply chain. By adding AWS Direct Connect to these facilities, Equinixis providing customers with an ideal location for them to host cloud services and help address any data privacy or data sovereignty issues.
- Equinix Munich data centers have prime locations in one of
Germany'smost important banking and insurance industry hubs. The region is also home to thriving automotive, Internet, digital media and electronics industries. Companies in these sectors rely on Equinix's Munichcolocation facilities and interconnection services to make highly reliable, low-latency connections with business partners and customers locally, nationally and internationally.
- With the addition of
Munich, Equinixnow offers the AWS Direct Connect service in Amsterdam, Chicago, Dallas, Frankfurt, Los Angeles, London, Munich, Osaka, Seattle, Silicon Valley, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyoand Washington, D.C./ Northern Virginia. Equinixcustomers in these metros will be able to lower network costs into and out of AWS and take advantage of reduced AWS Direct Connect data transfer rates.
Eric Schwartz, president, EMEA, Equinix:
"We are thrilled to be adding another AWS Direct Connect site in our European footprint of data centers. It has always been our goal to help enterprises realize the full benefits of the cloud, while alleviating concerns of application latency or data privacy. By providing access to AWS via the Direct Connect service, we are empowering our customers to achieve improved performance of cloud-based applications."
* Source: IDC, "Western Europe Public Cloud Services Forecast, 2016–2020" (Doc #EMEA41308316 /
Forward Looking Statements
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