Equinix Data Hub: Use Cases


Equinix Data Hub™ is the ideal enterprise solution to manage and maximize the continuing proliferation of corporate data. Whatever your data requirements, Data Hub can instantly give you a robust and powerful infrastructure that gives you a competitive edge in the marketplace.


Cloud Integrated Tiered Storage

More and more enterprises are employing tiered data storage with life cycle management as a cost effective solution to handle growing data volumes. Unfortunately, such an approach can be derailed by limited storage locations. Data Hub removes any and all location restrictions, allowing your enterprise to strategically build an effective data architecture based on tiered storage—anywhere in the world.


Data Analytics

The ever-changing infrastructure and application landscape of big data means enterprises must have an architecture that both flexible and can accelerate time-to-market deployments. The combined power of Data Hub and Equinix Performance Hub™ enables private enterprise storage while leveraging cost effective, on-demand computer power in the public cloud to run analytics and dashboard applications. Now your enterprise can effortlessly scale workloads up or down in the public cloud as business demands dictate—yet your sensitive data is 100% secure in the company’s nearby private cloud.


Data Replication and Data Protection

Data Hub and Performance Hub allow your company to seamlessly build multi-region storage clusters to manage copies of data across geographically dispersed offices. Now you can realize high data availability while maintaining a consistent, seamless experience for every user, in every location. Data is always ultra-secure yet readily accessible to those with the requisite permissions.

Design and Deployment Solutions

Equinix Professional Services (EPS) and our IT services partners guide you through every step of the Performance Hub design and deployment process. We can provide expertise in the following three areas:

  • Data Center Strategy, Architecture and Consolidation
  • Network Design, Analysis and Optimization
  • Hybrid Cloud Design and Implementation.


Prior to deployment, Equinix Solution Validation Centers can help measure, test and certify individual data center components, as well as how they work together. This way, you can measure the performance of your entire technology stack and make adjustments to get the best return on your investment (ROI) before full-scale deployment.