When complete, phase two of SG3 will see an additional 2,000 cabinets, bringing its total operational capacity to 3,000 cabinets. This brings Equinix’s total investment in Singapore to over $350m. The second phase expansion is an indicator of Equinix’s continued commitment to the region, where market demand for leading data centre services from cloud and financial sectors is growing.
Since March, Equinix has opened five new data centres across four continents with locations in New York, Singapore, Melbourne, London, and Toronto. This has not only greatly expanded Equinix’s global footprint, but the increased capacity also strengthens its ability to help global companies connect directly to a large network of partners, customers and employees. With more and more businesses collaborating across borders and a range of platforms,
Equinix is a key proponent of the interconnected era and, together with the Equinix Cloud Exchange, is bringing people and businesses closer together to accelerate business growth.
Clement Goh, managing director, Equinix South Asia, said, ‘Singapore is en-route to becoming a Smart Nation, integrating all aspects of technology into a coherent and cohesive whole to improve the way people live, work and play. We hope to support Singapore’s vision by providing our customers with direct access to established business ecosystems. Increasingly companies see great potential in multi-cloud access and the importance of a strong, reliable, yet flexible solution. SG3 phase two was launched to help companies like Fujitsu ensure that they are in a solid position to support their customers’ needs.’