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UAE Data Centers

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Equinix MENA – United Arab Emirates

Equinix helps companies accelerate business performance by connecting them to their customers and partners inside the world’s most networked data centers. Our customers here can choose from a broad range of network service providers. They can also connect with customers and partners in their digital supply chain.

Equinix International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data centers provide access to vital ecosystems where major networks, enterprises and business partners interconnect to each other. In the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, Equinix has three IBXs located in United Arab Emirates.

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  • Our main facility is strategically set in Dubai, at the intersection of the world’s most dynamic market and powered by Equinix’s global Interconnection Oriented Architecture™ (IOA™).
  • The DX1 Equinix IBX in Dubai serves as an interconnection hub for the MENA region. DX1 is the focal point for connectivity inside and outside the region, with a Transit Zone for regional and international data traffic. DX1 offers exceptional network choice both in terms of density and diversity, with 50+ networks.
  • An On-Shore Zone is also available at the DX1 facility to serve local (UAE) data traffic requirements.
  • As our flagship facility in the region, DX1 is also the Home of the Interconnected Cloud™, with 30+ Cloud & IT service providers.
  • Additionally, in the UAE, we have expanded our presence with two more data centers, DX2 in Dubai, AD1 in Abu Dhabi. Both are located within in the Khazna facility, a wholesale data center provider in the UAE. Built to meet escalating demand for services, these IBXs continue to evolve and grow.
  • Our colocation facilities in the UAE offer exceptional network choice, operational reliability and access to a full range of data center services. Plus, we’ve built a globally consistent colocation platform, meaning customers deploying in multiple locations can count on the same world-class infrastructure, support and experience at any of our data centers across the UAE and around the globe.

Our UAE presence is the result of a partnership with Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company PJSC, which was formed to deliver data center and interconnection services to customers in the Middle East. Equinix colocation services help you safeguard mission-critical data with the highest levels of security and operational reliability. Equinix IBX® data centers provide access to vital ecosystems where major networks, enterprises and business partners interconnect to each other.

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