Equinix invests USD113 million in new Amsterdam data center

Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ: EQIX) has reported plans to invest USD113 million to build a new International Business Exchange (IBX) at its existing campus at the Amsterdam Science Park in Amsterdam, the company said.

The company said the data center, called AM4, will support growing demand for Platform Equinix in Amsterdam, a network-dense location. Equinix also said offers direct connectivity to AWS in Amsterdam. On completion of the expansion phases, the facility will represent a total investment of USD189 million and provide eight floors of data center space.

Amsterdam is digital gateway, allowing businesses to reach 80 percent of Europe within 50 milliseconds. Equinix plans to add capacity to meet growing demand for hybrid cloud, interconnection and connectivity to business ecosystems across a number of vertical markets and internet exchanges.

Equinix, Inc. connects businesses to their customers, employees and partners inside interconnected data centers in 40 markets across five continents.