Equinix: More power per square meter

The growth figures of the industry were already above average, now, the Coronavirus has given the operators of data centers further back from the wind. "In the

Equinix: More power per square meter

The growth figures of the industry were already above average, now, the Coronavirus has given the operators of data centers further back from the wind. "In the current Situation, the demand increases even more, the business currently runs, literally ,like sliced bread'", said Jens-Peter Feidner enthusiasm a little lax.

Inga Janović

business editor of the Rhein-Main-Zeitung.

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Since he took over in October last year, the Board of management for the German subsidiary of the listed group, Equinix, are strenuous, but economically successful months behind him. Equinix is in addition to E-Shelter is the largest Colocation provider in Frankfurt, to include the customers in its data centers of the Internet giants Google, Amazon and Netflix, but also banks, the stock exchange and a part of the automotive industry to use the infrastructure of the original American group.

In Hamburg, Munich and Dusseldorf, Equinix builds new markets, "but Frankfurt remains the core, ninety percent of our business we do here," says Feidner. The financial Manager came seven years ago and has worked since then at the place of its growth strategy. The recently opened data center in Hamburg had been one of his first projects, told the forty-four-year-old who lives with his family in Mainz.

More data centers in Frankfurt planned

the Frankfurt expansion planning knows Feidner After the largest Equinix location in Bergen-Enkheim, a few months ago, a 90 million Euro expensive new building put into operation and is now almost entirely of the clientele was based, the Building in the Gallus more. There, the employees vacate their current offices and pull a little further on in the former headquarters of the company Wisag. The existing building on the kleyer street, where several floors are full of cooling equipment, generators, Racks, servers and routers, will be rebuilt after the data center.

Updated Date: 12 July 2020, 07:20

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