Acquisition to enhance customer continuity and consolidate
position in one of Europe’s busiest network hubs
The agreement consolidates Equinix’s position in Frankfurt, the
connectivity gateway between Western and Eastern Europe and home to
DE-CIX, one of the world's largest Internet Exchanges.
Kleyer consists of two interconnected Equinix International
Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data centers – FR4 and
FR5 – and currently houses over 450 networks from more than 70
countries and 150 leading enterprises, cloud and IT service providers.
Customers have instant Layer 2 access via the Equinix Ethernet
Exchange to German and international locations, as well as in-house
access to one of the world's largest SDH Exchanges and the DE-CIX
With more than 7,100 physical cross-connects, Campus Kleyer is one of
the most densely interconnected Equinix locations in the world.
To find out more about Campus Kleyer please visit http://www.equinix.com/locations/germany-colocation/frankfurt-data-centers/campus-kleyer.
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. & FRANKFURT, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Inc. (Nasdaq:EQIX), the global interconnection and data
center company, today announced it has acquired the Kleyer 90
carrier hotel, located at Kleyerstrasse 90 in Frankfurt – one of the
busiest network nodes in Europe – from a Berlin-based private investor.
The deal follows Equinix’s acquisition last year of Ancotel GmbH, a
leading provider of carrier-neutral data
center colocation and interconnection
services, which is based in Kleyer 90. The purchase will provide
Equinix customers with greater security, as well as continuity and
expansion opportunities in Campus Kleyer, Equinix’s Frankfurt data
center campus, which is partially based in the Kleyer 90 building.
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