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Data Center 50: The Coolest Data Center Companies Of 2023
From the world’s largest providers of data center hardware and software to the cloud data center giants building new centers across the globe, CRN breaks down 50 key data center companies in 2023.
Charles Meyers, President, CEO
Headquarters: Redwood City, Calif.
Equinix—which has a massive global data center footprint with 240 facilities in 27 countries—grew significantly through acquisition in 2022, closing on more than $1 billion worth of deals around the globe.
It recently opened new European data center markets in Genoa as well as Bordeaux. Equinix also purchased five data centers from Entel in Chile and Peru, with acquisitions totaling $720 million.
Equinix has several data center offerings including its International Business Exchange Data Centers, which consist of more than 230 IBX vendor-neutral colocation data centers worldwide, and xScale Data Centers, designed to serve the core workload deployment needs of hyperscalers.
In addition to spending billions on data center acquisitions each year, Equinix has a constant flow of product innovation including Equinix Metal that it offers as a service.