Equinix have announced yet another acquisition in the UK, following hot on the heels of last year’s audacious £2.6bn bid for Telecity.
The sale of a 49% stake in Global Switch to a consortium of Chinese investors marks a major shift to the east for the London-based data centre operator.
News of continued data centre capacity increases in the UK continues at such a pace I struggle to keep up with them all. Here is a brief summary.
Colo-X recently spent the afternoon with NTT, who proudly showed us around the fleet of ever impressive Gyron data centres in Hemel Hempstead.
In our Q4 2015 newsletter we assess the state of the London colocation market, taking particular account of the impending Equinix bid for Telecity.
Wholesale data centre operators are continuing to shift their focus towards the retail colocation market as these recent news stories highlight.
Digital Realty Trust has acquired US based retail colo and interconnection provider Telx but speculation remains that Interxion would be a good fit for DRT.
The Equinix bid for Telecity has understandably raised concerns about the combined market share of the two former rivals, here are our estimates.
Details of recent colocation offers and deals available through Colo-X.
Colo-X transaction with LDex in their north London data centre shows how a dual site colocation strategy can bring significant benefits even for small customers.