The Equinix ME1 data centre officially opened in Melbourne today. The $66 million facility has a current capacity of 375 cabinets with 1,125 more cabinets to be added in the future.
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A look inside Equinix's new Sydney 3 (SY3) data centre.
Data centre provider Equinix has formally launched its fourth Sydney facility, SY4, although it already has more than 20 customers operating out of it according to Jeremy Deutsch, the company’s local managing director.
Equinix has completed its expansion of ME1, bumping the Port Melbourne data centre’s capacity to 1125 cabinets and giving it a total colocation area of around 3325 square metres.
Equinix will spend US$28 million on its ME1 Melbourne data centre to support increased customer demand for cloud services, the company said today.
Telstra customers will be able to colocate within Equinix’s five data centres, SY1, SY2, SY3, SY4 and ME1 in Sydney and Melbourne.
Equinix has announced that customers will be able to connect to Office 365 via the Azure ExpressRoute from its three Sydney data centres.
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