What is Equinix?

what is equinix

Equinix was founded in 1998 by Al Avery and Jay Adelson who were facilities managers at Digital Equipment Corporation. The two made the decision to start Equinix after realising that existing data centres would not be able to support the huge growth of the internet.

Based in Redwood City, California, the data centre giant made a bid to acquire British company TelecityGroup in 2015. In a deal valued at £2.6 billion, the acquisition saw Equinix gain over 40 TelecityGroup data centres, doubling Equinix’s capacity in Europe.

 

Name:

Equinix

Main Business:

Data Centres

Founded by:

Jay Adelson, Al Avery

CEO:

Stephen M. Smith

Year founded:

1998

Share Price:

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