Equinix is to open a 32,000 sq ft data center in Osaka – its first in Western Japan.
The first phase, with room for 320 cabinets is a US$12m investment. Once fully opened the site will carry 800 cabinets.
K-Opticom, an access provider in
The data center will connect to Dojima, the network core in
Osaka is Japan's second largest economy after
Equinix will offer bilingual support in Japanese and English. As a result OS1 will provide domestic and international customers with dedicated network connectivity services via multiple paths with high reliability.
Kenes will work with KEPCO (
Shinji Maruyama, director, International Division,
"Through the O-BIC,
Separately Equinix announced a partnership with CloudSigma, an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) provider based in Zürich, Switzerland.
CloudSigma’s hybrid and public cloud hosting solutions have been deployed in the Zurich International Business Exchange campus and Washington (DC6) data centers.
The two companies will jointly market cloud and data center services to enterprise and government customers.
Bernino Lind, chief operating officer, CloudSigma, said: “CloudSigma is ambitions to expand its presence in Europe and North America, as well as newly emerging digital markets such as Brazil, the United Arab Emirates and Asia Pacific.”