Equinix's Newest D.C. Data Center: A Walk-Through

1 - Equinix's Newest D.C. Data Center: A Walk-Through
2 - Equinix DC11 Expands Largest Data Center Campus
3 - Equinix Data Center Expansion to Continue
4 - State-of-the-Art Security
5 - Equinix Support and Troubleshooting
6 - More Than 200 Networks
7 - On-Site Support Made Easy
8 - Upside-Down Cabling
9 - 10,000 Cross-Connects and AWS
10 - Global Solutions Architects on the Job
11 - More Space Available
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Equinix's Newest D.C. Data Center: A Walk-Through

by Darryl K. Taft

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Equinix DC11 Expands Largest Data Center Campus

DC11, a new state-of-the-art Equinix data center in the Washington, D.C., metro area, expands the largest Internet exchange in North America and the largest Equinix campus in the world.

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Equinix Data Center Expansion to Continue

DC11 is one of eight fiber-connected buildings on a single campus with more than 42,000 square feet of data center space. Equinix has also secured 40 acres of land that will allow for future expansion.

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State-of-the-Art Security

DC11 offers state-of-the-art security, which meets the most stringent requirements, including perimeter fencing, guard house with controlled parking entry, man-trap entry, biometric hand-reader access, 365/24/7 guards and recorded CCTV monitors throughout the facility.

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Equinix Support and Troubleshooting

Equinix offers world-class support and convenient access to highly trained and experienced IBX technicians who can provide assistance for remote management, custom installations and equipment troubleshooting.

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More Than 200 Networks

DC11 offers connections to more than 200 network carriers, 140 cloud and IT service providers, and 100 content and digital media companies within the D.C. campus.

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On-Site Support Made Easy

In-mesh demarcation panels allow for on-site Equinix support without needing to enter a customer’s cage.

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Upside-Down Cabling

Equinix deploys an upside-down cabling infrastructure model within all of our data centers, which allows for faster and easier deployment and management than the traditional raised-floor model.

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10,000 Cross-Connects and AWS

Equinix’s Washington, D.C., campus features more than 10,000 cross-connects and offers direct connections to nine digital advertising exchanges as well as Amazon Web Services.

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Global Solutions Architects on the Job

Equinix’s Global Solutions Architects are available to existing and prospective Equinix customers to provide a consultative approach to helping provide perspective and solving data center challenges.

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More Space Available

DC11 adds more than 42,000 square feet for customer co-location with 1,200 new available cabinets. Customers can choose from shared cages or private cages.

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