Equinix completes acquisition of ancotel
First Published 3rd July 2012
Colocation and connectivity campus in Frankfurt adds 200 new networks to Equinix in Europe
Eric Schwartz, president, Equinix EMEA.
"ancotel brings highly complementary capabilities to our European business that increases our network density in the region."
The acquisition adds more than 400 network, cloud and content customers to Equinix. This includes 200 new networks and an additional 6,000 cross connects. In addition, Equinix adds one data center to its Frankfurt campus and now operates 21,000 square meters (223,000 square feet) of data center capacity across five data centers in the Frankfurt market.
As part of the acquisition, Equinix also gains edge nodes in Hong Kong, London and Miami, providing additional points of presence in these markets.
"As a leading interconnection hub for networks throughout Europe, ancotel brings highly complementary capabilities to our European business that increases our network density in the region and offers a strong interconnection infrastructure that will provide our customers with a platform for growth in Europe and beyond," said Eric Schwartz, president, Equinix EMEA.