12.6.2020 | Equinix to Expand Canadian Operations with US$750 Million Acquisition of 13 Bell Data Center Sites
Equinix to Expand Canadian Operations with US$750 Million Acquisition of 13 Bell Data Center Sites. Expansion in Eight Metros Will Enable Canadian Businesses and Multinationals Operating in Canada to Accelerate Digital Transformation.
The addition of these strategic assets, their associated operations and the more than 600 customers operating within the data centers will further strengthen Equinix's global platform, which currently includes more than 210 data centers across 55 metros. It will benefit businesses by: increasing interconnection within Canada and between Canada and the rest of the world, opening seven new metros in six provinces to extend the digital edge of Platform Equinix®, and adding key customers in strategic sectors to further increase the value of the ecosystem available at Equinix. Under the terms of the agreement, Equinix and Bell will begin a strategic partnership to enable enterprises in Canada to leverage hybrid multicloud solutions to accelerate their digital transformation.