Highlights / Key Facts
Equinix'snew NY6 data center provides more than 16,000 square feet of colocation space and 720 cabinets with the opportunity to increase to 33,000 square feet and 1,440 cabinets in future phases. The $66Minvestment by Equinixis one of many new builds in its growing global platform of more than 100 data centers and provides customers additional latitude to scale, control and customize their large-scale deployments.
- With its
New Yorkdata centers, Equinixhas invested approximately $1Bin the New York/ New Jerseymetro area since 1999. With the addition of NY6 at full build, Equinix'stotal footprint in this market will exceed 517,000 square feet of colocation space dispersed over eight facilities making the area one of Equinix'smost network-dense locations, as well as one of the top international routes between North Americaand Europe.
- In the October, 2014
Forrester Research, Inc.report, " Strategically Locate Your Next Data Center," the firm analyzes the challenges that enterprises face when looking to reduce application latency, improve end-user experiences and service, and provide direct connectivity to cloud services. As a result, enterprises are increasingly turning to data center colocation environments for instant interconnection with partners, employees and customers, which are becoming essential to their ability to compete and succeed in the digital economy. Equinix's New Yorkdata centers have a high interconnection rate, with more than 18,000 interconnections between businesses in this metro alone. Equinix's New Yorkdata centers are the business hub for more than 750 media and financial services companies and large enterprises, with more than 145 cloud and network service providers in the largest metropolitan area in the country. These facilities also have a dense concentration of ad-tech companies directly connecting on the EquinixAd-IX™ advertising exchange. Equinixis home to the largest collection of exchanges and trading platforms, top market vendors, and a myriad of service providers, and hundreds of buy-side and sell-side firms. Equinix's New Yorkdata centers serve many of the world's largest companies, including a high concentration of financial services companies with trading platforms by CBOEand BATS located in the area, as well as access nodes by NASDAQ OMXand NYSE.
- Enterprises looking to gain access to major cloud providers including Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform can do so via Equinix Cloud Exchange™. Available to customers in the
New Yorkmetro area, Cloud Exchange provides enterprises secure, direct, flexible connections to a wide range of cloud service providers in 20 markets worldwide.
Chris Isaacson, EVP, global CIO, BATS:
"The Equinix Secaucus campus is a very strategic asset for our company, as it is home to a broad ecosystem of financial services firms, managed service providers, and global networks. Furthermore, our decision to move all of our U.S. markets to the Equinix Secaucus campus was based on the cost efficiencies that come from being able to connect to so many markets and member firms on this growing, interconnected campus."
Karl Strohmeyer, president, Equinix Americas:
"To stay competitive in the interconnected era, companies need to forge business advantage by collaborating with others via secure, reliable and instant connections. The rich interconnection capability available at our
New Yorkcampus provides an opportunity for the world's leading businesses to connect with each other to maximize opportunities and accelerate business performance."
- Equinix Accelerates Interconnected Era with Global Launch of Five New Data Centers [Press release]
- History of Interconnection – part 2 [blog]
- Equinix Sees Continued Interest in Secaucus Data Centers [blog]
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