Equinix Opens Eleventh Data Center in Tokyo - Its Largest to Date in Japan
Driven by flourishing technology innovation and cloud adoption,
With the addition of TY11,
- TY11 is situated in Ariake, a district in Koto ward, which is close to key venues for the upcoming
Tokyo2020 Olympic Games. Located in an emergency evacuation area, TY11 is earthquake-resistant and equipped with multiple anti-disaster measures. It provides a high level of security and operational excellence in the event of natural disasters, enhancing business continuity and stability for customers. Equinixhas a long-term goal of using 100 percent clean and renewable energy for its global platform and continues to make advancements in the way it designs, builds and operates its data centers with high energy efficiency standards. For example, TY11 customers will realize significant energy savings and reductions of their CO2 footprint through the use of energy-efficient lighting systems, adaptive control systems that reduces power consumption and increases cooling capacity through active airflow management, as well as cold aisle containment that reduces energy consumption and enhances cooling.
- TY11 offers a wide range of connectivity options, including Equinix Cloud Exchange Fabric™ (ECX Fabric™), which allows businesses to set up on-demand and secure connections to more than 1,500 participants across all regions around the world.
- TY11 benefits from direct connection to TY2, which is home to a dense network ecosystem, offering customers private and secure access to more than 80 network service providers within Platform Equinix. Directly connected to TY4, TY11 provides customers with direct and secure access to more than 285 cloud and IT service providers in
Japanincluding Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, IBM Cloud, Microsoft Azure and Teradata.
- Customers in TY11 can benefit from connectivity to
Japan'slargest financial ecosystem with more than 85 financial services providers, and access to the heart of Tokyo'strading landscape, including key financial exchanges TFX and TOCOM. Equinixdata centers form a leading network hub in Tokyo, which is designed to meet rising internet exchange demands from international and domestic network operators. The hub houses the leading regional internet exchanges including Japan Network Access Point (JPNAP), Japan Internet Exchange (JPIX) and Broadband Internet Exchange (BBIX).
Asia-Pacific, Equinixnow operates 42 IBX data centers across 12 markets. Globally, Platform Equinix is comprised of more than 200 IBX data centers across 52 markets and 24 countries, providing data center and interconnection services for more than 9,800 of the world's leading businesses.
- Mimei Ito, Research Manager, IT Services, IDC Japan
"The new addition of the TY11 datacenter in the
Tokyometro area will enhance Equinix'sinterconnection capability and further expand its ecosystem of Internet Exchanges, service providers and enterprises. Interconnectivity and rich ecosystems of global tenants are major differentiators and value propositions of the company. The new Equinixdatacenter in Tokyoreflects the importance of the city as a regional hub for financial services and internet service providers. It also demonstrates Equinix'ssuccess in winning customers and expanding capacity in this important metro." Karl Strohmeyer, Chief Customer and Revenue Officer, Equinix
"At Equinix, we continue to expand our footprint as we strive to help our customers capture the opportunities of the digital era.
Asia-Pacifichas always been a highly strategic and thriving market for us, thanks in part to its burgeoning digital market, which is driving demand for interconnection and data center services. We are excited to continue our investments and expansions in the region, and we are delighted to provide our customers in Japanwith cutting-edge interconnection services and peace of mind over the resiliency of their IT infrastructure." Kei Furuta, Managing Director, Equinix North Asia
"With cloud services becoming increasingly crucial to global and local businesses who are eager to reach business partners and customers worldwide, an always-on, distributed IT infrastructure is extremely important to ensure real-time data delivery in today's fast-paced economy. With the upcoming
Tokyo2020 Olympic Games, the 'Society 5.0' initiative and the arrival of 5G, interconnection will also play a crucial role in enabling seamless and secure interactions. We are thrilled about the opening of TY11, and we look forward to accelerating cloud adoption and innovation in Japan."
- Equinix Tokyo Data Centers [website]
- 7 Photos of
Equinix's11th Data Center in Tokyo– Its Largest to Date in Japan[blog]
- Equinix Asia-Pacific Data Centers [website]
- Equinix Cloud Exchange Fabric [website]
This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from expectations discussed in such forward-looking statements. Factors that might cause such differences include, but are not limited to, the challenges of acquiring, operating and constructing IBX data centers and developing, deploying and delivering
2 Worldwide Semiannual Public Cloud Services Spending Guide, IDC, 2019
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