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SSAE16 Certified Data Center

Providing world-class facilities that meet your rigorous standards for compliance and precision.

Equinix is committed to operating facilities that meet the rigorous standards and compliance needs of global businesses. Equinix works with several regulatory and standards organizations to ensure compliance—from operation of the data center to sustainability and environmental regulations.

  • SSAE16 Compliance – The SSAE16 audit minimizes the need for multiple sets of auditors to separately examine the same set of controls that govern a third party's services. "SAS" is an acronym for Statement on Auditing Standards, which are standards issued by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

    The completion of SSAE16 SOC-1 Type II audits for Equinix IBX® data centers varies by location and facility in the United States. Learn More
  • ISO Certification – ISO is the world's largest developer and publisher of International Standards. For Equinix, ISO certification means that we can offer products and services which meet and exceed the specifications of our customers by implementing the quality, safety, security, environmental and energy management standards with the widest possible acceptance in our sector. Learn More
  • LEED Certification – LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is an internationally recognized green building certification system. Developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) in March 2000, LEED provides building owners and operators with a framework for identifying and implementing practical and measurable green building design, construction, operations and maintenance solutions.

    Select IBX data centers in the United States have received LEED certification. Learn More

For more information on compliance or certification received for a particular IBX data center, please contact us.

Standards & Compliance

  • SSAE16 Compliant Data Centers in the United States and Canada

    Equinix is committed to operating SSAE16 compliant data centers in the United States and Canada and meeting the rigorous standards and business continuity needs of global businesses.

  • ISO Certified Data Centers in Europe and Asia

    Equinix offers 19 ISO Certified data centers in five markets across Europe, including France, Germany, the Netherlands, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

  • LEED Certified Data Centers

    Equinix is committed to green building practices, pursuing LEED certification for all new data centers, which are evaluated for LEED certification during the design and construction process.

Green Initiatives

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Working Towards a Sustainable Future

Equinix is at the forefront of innovating and driving technologies that increase the efficiency of building, operating and running our data centers.

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Europe Faces Green and Efficiency Tipping Point

Customers of European data centers face growing demands for compliance with environmental standards and for greater energy efficiency. Equinix is helping them navigate the new requirements, and seize the opportunities to improve energy efficiency, refine their green IT credentials, and cut costs.

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Colocation Services
  • Power
    With proven expertise in power management, our data centers feature full UPS power, back-up systems and N+1 (or greater) redundancy.

  • Cooling
    Effective and efficient cooling infrastructure that is robust enough for the most complex high-power density deployments.

  • Cages, Suites and Cabinets
    Our technical experts configure some of the most complex data center installations imaginable.

  • IBXflex Space
    All the services you need for virtual branch offices or business continuity solutions.

  • Standards & Compliance
    Equinix is committed to operating facilities that meet the rigourous standards and compliance needs of global businesses.