Highlights / Key Facts
- The four parcels, purchased for
$34.5 million, are proximate to the main Equinixcampus in Ashburn, at the corner of Waxpool Roadand Loudoun County Parkway. Equinix's10 IBX data centers in the Washington, D.C.metro area cover more than 500,000 square feet and serve 850+ customers, representing the largest Internet exchange point in North Americaand one of the largest in the world.
Equinixfacilities house rich ecosystems that allow network and content providers, cloud and IT services providers, and enterprise and government customers to quickly and efficiently exchange critical data with their customers and partners as they interconnect at the digital edge.
October 2015, Equinixannounced the groundbreaking of its North Ashburncampus, located in close proximity to its existing data center campus in the area. Upon completion, this expansion will encompass five new facilities with more than one million square feet of new space.
- The acquisition of the
Ashburnproperty is a continuation of Equinix'sstrategy to purchase land and buildings to increase ownership of Equinixassets. Over the last four quarters, Equinixhas purchased land to expand key campuses in Ashburn, Silicon Valleyand Chicago, and it has purchased Equinix IBX buildings in Amsterdam, Parisand Rio de Janeiro.
Karl Strohmeyer, President, Americas, Equinix:
"The increasing pace of the shift to digital is having a significant impact on global businesses, pushing their IT operations closer to the digital edge where their customers, partners and employees are located. The acquisition of this property will enable
Kelly Morgan, Research Vice President, Services, 451 Research:
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