Equinix completes expansion of Melbourne data centre

Equinix, Inc. has completed the USD28 million second phase expansion of its International Business Exchange (IBX) in Melbourne, known as ME1, the company said.

Phase two of ME1 provides 750 new cabinets and brings an additional 17,900 ft. of colocation space to the facility. ME1 is located in Port Melbourne, 2.5 kilometres from the Melbourne CBD. The completion of the second phase expansion brings the total operational capacity of ME1 to approximately 1,125 cabinets and a total colocation area of 35,790 square feet.

There are over 25 network service providers (NSPs) available in Equinix´s Melbourne data centre from a diverse ecosystem of more than 100 customers.

Equinix, Inc. is a global interconnection and data centre company serving 40 markets across five continents.