Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company, today announced that it will be celebrating the opening of its new Washington, D.C. data center (DC11) with an exclusive launch event at the campus in Ashburn, Virginia . The event will include a tour of the new state-of-the-art facility by Equinix’s solution architects and will feature special guest NFL Hall of Famer and former Washington Redskin Darrell Green. With the addition of DC11, the Ashburn campus reaffirms its place as the largest Equinix data center campus in the world and plays a significant role in the company’s expanding global footprint.
During the tours, guests will learn about several key features and benefits of the new DC11 facility and the Ashburn campus as a whole including:
- Access to the largest internet exchange point in North America in terms traffic with over 400Gbps at peak traffic
- Access to more than 200 networks, 140 cloud and IT service providers and 100 content and digital media companies
- Connectivity to an ecosystem with over 10,000 cross connects to existing customers and partners
- Compliance with key federal regulations and industry standards such as HIPAA and PCI
The DC11 project represents about $79 million in CapEx – this investment in the DC area is another indication of the growing demand for data center facilities.
Equinix Washington D.C. Campus
21721 Filigree Court
Ashburn, VA 20147