Melbourne data centres

ME1 - Melbourne IBX Data Centre

ME1 meets strong regional demand for premium data centre services, which comes amid growth in data consumption and cloud services in the Australian and global IT markets.

Equinix Melbourne data centre

Equinix's Melbourne ME1 International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) is the first full-service multinational data centre for data exchange in the Victorian market, which accounts for almost a quarter of Australia's GDP. It is designed to meet strong regional demand for premium data centre services, which comes amid growth in data consumption and cloud services.

Located near Melbourne’s Central Business District – Australia’s second largest corporate and financial centre and a major hub for software companies - the ME1 IBX data centre is the optimum interconnection location in the state of Victoria.


Melbourne offerings

Here are some highlights of what our Melbourne data centre offers:

  • Approximately 2,500+ square metres (26,000+ square feet) of colocation space, with capacity for 1,500 cabinets at full build
  • Direct access to major cloud providers like Microsoft Azure via Equinix Cloud Exchange™ for simple hybrid multi-cloud deployments
  • Over 30+ network providers with more being added constantly
  • Twin-metro presence brings access to over 60% of the Australian population and allows implementation of a full disaster recovery strategy within Equinix
  • Connectivity to the VIC IX Internet Exchange

The ME1 IBX data centre enables new and existing Equinix customers to interconnect with cloud, IT, digital content and financial services ecosystems, where local companies can significantly reduce application and services latency.

This new IBX also supports ecosystem development in both Sydney and Melbourne, where customers connected to the cloud exchange platform and deployed in both cities can leverage network density to establish geo-redundant architectures, ensuring network resilience.

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