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The acquisition, which brings with it three carrier-neutral facilities in Latin America's second-largest MTDC market, helps to advance Equinix's aim of extending the reach of its interconnection services globally.

451 Research Analysts: Emily Wentworth, Dan Thompson



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Equinix Enters the Mexico Market with Purchase of three Axtel Data Centres

Equinix bought two Axtel's data centres in Querétaro and one in Monterrey and now has a presence in the multitenant data centre (MTDC) market in Mexico. With the new carrier-neutral facilities, businesses looking to reach customers in Mexico and beyond will now be able to interconnect and deploy at the edge in a cost-effective way.

Benefits include:

Latin America is a new growth market for the data centre industry
The data centres will help increase interconnection in the Americas
Large Mexican banks will benefit with low latency, data security and compliance