Equinix Announces 385,000 SF Data Center in Singapore

Equinix has partnered with Mapletree Industrial Trust (a leading industrial real estate investment trust listed in Singapore, to build Equinix’s third International Business Exchange data center in Singapore.

The new Singapore IBX will be located in close proximity to Equinix’s existing SG1 data center at one-north. Both data centers will be interconnected through a dedicated fiber network, allowing customers in SG1 to expand their business within the Equinix platform. The new IBX will also meet the changing security requirements for financial customers including compliance with guidelines set by theMonetary Authority of Singapore in July 2012.

Scheduled to launch in the second half of 2014, the new IBX data center will provide approximately 385,000 square feet of gross floor area and 5,000 cabinets over multiple phases, significantly expanding Equinix’s presence in Singapore to better meet customer demand.

“Singapore is growing in importance as a cloud hub for the region. Global and multinational companies have seen Singapore as a gateway for diverse connectivity to the other Asia Pacific markets,” said Clement Goh, managing director of Equinix South Asia. “Equinix is committed to catering to the increasing demand for data center and interconnection services in Singapore. Our new data center will help our financial and cloud customers drive new business and collaboration opportunities, improve performance and reduce operational cost with low latency and high proximity.”

—————— For the full article, please visit Data Center Dynamics

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About Five 9s Digital, LLC

Five 9s Digital is a data center real estate company offering data center development, investment sales, real estate advisory, and colocation and wholesale data center selection and procurement services. Five 9s Digital has been involved in the development and ownership of multiple mission critical facilities from single user build-to-suit facilities to multi-tenant data centers. Five 9s Digital brings a wealth of experience, background and expertise in providing solutions to the data center arena. Due to the specific and yet evolving requirements of mission critical end users in today’s world, Five 9s Digital is able to offer real solutions, real facilities, and real choices due its extensive and up-to-date knowledge base. Five 9s Digital is a Best Data Sites Certification Alliance™ member.
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