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On the 6th September Equinix will unveil our latest data center in Manchester where we are expanding opportunities for customers to leverage Equinix’s Interconnection Oriented Architecture™ (IOA™) platform. IOA enables organizations to connect with our vast network of Equinix customers, partners as well as cloud and network service providers in a state-of-the-art interconnected environment that is secure, agile and compliant.

Our launch event will feature presentations from Russell Poole, Managing Director UK, and Michael Winterson, Managing Director EU, Equinix. There will also be opportunities to hear from local customers and partners. After the sessions, we will host a reception where visitors can meet with our team and network with peers.

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* This is a FREE to attend event, however, places are limited and we expect demand to be high, so register early.

An Emerging Digital, Technology Hub

Manchester is one of Europe’s fastest growing digital and technology hubs. With an influx of infrastructure and business investment, Manchester is becoming one of the UK’s most prominent centres of creative, digital, and media companies.

Equinix offers four data centers in Manchester providing conveniently located colocation facilities and a wide range of value-added services. All sites offer a full range of premium colocation, interconnection and support services to a wide range of secure digital ecosystems built by networks, enterprise, content, cloud and IT services companies and financial institutions.

Key benefits of the Manchester metro International Business Exchange™ (IBX®)

  • Significant investment in infrastructure and high-grade fiber cabling
  • Home to UK broadcasters BBC and ITV
  • Low-latency connectivity between the U.S. East Coast and the UK
  • Access to LINX, Amsterdam’s Internet Exchange (AMS-IX), and the UK’s newest internet exchange, IX Manchester

Did you know?

The UK’s tech industry is growing rapidly, with recent reports placing direct employment in technology in Manchester at 52,000 – second only to London. However, if we include those working in ancillary industries, the number grows to about 85,000.

Why choose Equinix?

Equinix helps companies accelerate business performance by connecting them to their customers and partners inside the world’s most networked data centers. Our Manchester data centers are business hubs for nearly 300 companies. Manchester customers can choose from a broad range of network services and can also interconnect directly to customers and partners in their digital supply chain. The Equinix Manchester metro International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) offers approximately 80,102 square feet (7,442 + square meters) of colocation space.


Time Activity
17:00 Guests Arrive
17:15 A welcome from Russell Poole, Managing Director UK
17:30 Equinix executive presentation
18:00 Drinks/Canapés/Networking Begins
21:00 Close


Russell Poole - Managing Director

It has been a request from many of our customers for Equinix to have a presence in Manchester. We are delighted to now be in here in one of Europe’s fastest growing digital and technology hubs.

Location & Directions

Victoria Warehouse
Trafford Wharf Rd, Stretford,
Manchester M17 1AB

+0161 660 7000

Getting Here

  • By Car › Victoria Warehouse is an 11-minute drive from Manchester city center via the A56.
  • By Train › The closest train station is Pomona station which is a 6 minute walk to the venue.

Interested in attending? Register today.

Thank you for your interest in the “Equinix Lands in Manchester” event. It is a FREE to attend event, however, places are limited and we expect demand to be high.

Please register your interest at your earliest convenience and one of our team members will be in touch to confirm your place within 48hrs.

6th September 2016, 5-9pm
Equinix Lands in Manchester
Victoria Warehouse, Manchester, M17 1AB

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