Equinix Awarded 2016 Frost & Sullivan Asia-Pacific ICT Award for Data Center Service Provider of the Year
Equinixwas named Data Center Service Provider of the Year based on four key criteria: revenues and revenue growth, regional presence, initiatives and achievements, regional and global footprint, and commitment to innovation, specifically around green technology. The award also recognizes Equinixfor its exemplary performance in the region in the past year.
- With growing demand for an Interconnection Oriented Architecture (IOA™), data center facilities and managed services from the enterprise, financial services, network operators, cloud and IT sectors,
Asia-Pacificis a key region for Equinixand a desired location for cloud service providers and major multinational organizations.
- With 28 data centers strategically sited throughout
Asia-Pacific- including Australia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japanand Singapore- Equinix'sInternational Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data centers offer access to Asia'sthriving banking, commerce, manufacturing and telecommunications marketplaces. Equinixhas a total of over 108,000 square meters (1,160,000+ square feet) of colocation space in the region, serving more than 1,450 customers, 350 networks, and 540 cloud and IT service providers.
- In March of this year,
Equinixannounced the opening of its latest IBX data center in the Japanese capital, Tokyo, known as TY5. The new $43 millionfacility supports strong demand from local and global enterprises, including financial services firms, cloud and content providers, that are increasingly relying on data center colocation and interconnection services in Tokyo. This comes as part of a global plan to open four new IBX data centers this year in Dallas, São Paulo, Sydneyand Tokyo, to create more capacity for global companies to connect to their partners, customers and employees. Equinixis committed to maximum energy efficiency and sustainability in Asia-Pacific, including the use of indirect evaporative coolers at the ME1 facility in Melbourneand a solar energy system that powers non-essential operations at SG3 in Singapore. It was awarded Frost & Sullivan's2014 and 2015 Asia Pacific Data Center Green Innovation Leadership Award in recognition of this work.
Winnie Wong, Research Analyst, Digital Transformation – Cloud and Data Center, Asia Pacific, Frost & Sullivan:
"As the leading global interconnection and data center provider,
Equinixcontinues to invest in the development of solutions such as Cloud Exchange and Data Hub, enabling its wide customer base to better serve the changing needs of businesses across the Asia Pacificregion. The expansion of its data center footprint in Singapore, Australiaand Tokyo, as well as the recent acquisitions of Telecityand Bit-isle, will provide customers and cloud service providers in the region with private, direct connection and access to Equinix Cloud Exchange. Equinixhas continued to push forward to become the leader in Interconnection." Samuel Lee, president, Equinix Asia-Pacific:
Equinixis delighted to be the recipient of this award from Frost & Sullivan. It is a true acknowledgement that our continued investment and growth in the region is having a real impact on our customers. It also highlights the central role Equinixis playing in advancing the digital economy in the interconnected era and accelerating growth for vendors and end-users."
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