Equinix Toronto TR2

45 Parliament Street

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  • TR2 is also known as Parliament Street Data Centre
  • TR2 has metro connections to TR1, which is home to one of Canada's largest financial trading ecosystems.
  • Equinix's TR2 facility will have 106,500 square feet (9,984 square meters) of colocation space, and the multi-phase build will provide customers with room to expand for years to come.

Networks and Interconnection

Equinix treats TR1 and TR2 as a logical campus. Connections ordered from TR2 to TR1 will be treated as a standard Cross Connect

  • TR2 hosts Internet Exchange, Ethernet Exchange and Equinix Cloud Exchange™ connectivity to TR1.

Exterior Walls:

The visually appealing exterior walls were designed to evoke the look of the punch cards that were used to store and transfer data in the early days of computing. It is made of contrasting terra cotta and black material.


  • The exterior is made of porcelain panels reminiscent of punch cards.
  • Type 4-story, concrete structure with a concrete floor
  • Parking Street parking (for fee)
  • Floor Type Slab Floor Load Capacity 200 psf (9.58 kN/m2)
  • Flood Plain Info Zone A
  • Seismic Design Category C

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0.05 miles Urbacon Toronto - 281 Front Street
At the intersection of Front Street East and Parliament Street, 281 Front is less than one and a half kilometres from Canada’s financial heart, and directly abutting 151 Front Street, which is Toronto's carrier hotel.
0.97 miles TNW Toronto
1.08 miles Equinix Toronto TR4
The site was formerly known as "Q9 Toronto 2, 3, and 4" which were acquired by Equinix from Bell Canada in 2020.
1.08 miles CenriLogic Toronto
1.15 miles eStruxture TOR-2
1.20 miles Priority Colo TOR1
1.20 miles Digital Realty 151 Front
1.20 miles eStruxture TOR-1
1.20 miles 151 Front Street
151 Front Street is Canada's largest carrier hotel, where the telecom, Internet service providers, and content companies colocate to exchange traffic (peer) between their respective networks.
1.20 miles Cologix Toronto TOR1
Cologix operates seven discrete Toronto data centres at 151 Front Street West (TOR 1), Canada’s largest and most important carrier hotel.
1.20 miles Neutral Data Toronto
1.20 miles Equinix Toronto TR1
Equinix's facilities in Toronto has a long history that includes several acquisitions. The original suites now operated by Equinix at 151 Front Street began with RACO, a Canadian company that Switch and Data acquired in 2004.
1.39 miles 250 Front Street - Allied
Also known as the Canadian Broadcasting Centre, the building is a block away from Allied's carrier hotel, 151 Front Street.
2.60 miles Beanfield 905 King St
2.60 miles Contegix Toronto
2.60 miles Cologix Toronto TOR2
Cologix’s second Toronto data centre site at 905 King Street (TOR 2) was built using standards for concurrent maintainability for space, power, mechanical systems and security. The TOR 2 data centre can be utilized as a stand-alone, diverse bypass facility to Cologix's TOR 1 data centre at 151 Front Street.
2.60 miles 905 King Street W
3.25 miles Beanfield 23 Fraser
5.47 miles Lumen Toronto 1
5.68 miles Stack: TOR01C
Stack Infrastructure's TOR01C facility is just seven miles away from 151 Front Street. The third phase will offer 24MW to support client growth on a campus tailored as a purpose-built solution for scalability.
5.75 miles Stack: TOR01B
Stack Infrastructure's TOR01B facility is just seven miles away from 151 Front Street. The 24MW phase of development features committed power from Toronto Hydro from three diverse substations using 100% renewable energy sources.
5.76 miles STACK Toronto TOR01
Stack Infrastructure's TOR01 Campus is just seven miles away from 151 Front Street, Toronto's largest carrier hotel and primary internet exchange point. Toronto-based developer First Gulf partnered with STACK to deliver the initial 8MW data center by renovating an existing building TOR01A.
8.05 miles ILAP 210 Sheppard
8.12 miles Canada15Edge Toronto West
9.03 miles Compass Toronto Etobicoke
9.41 miles eStruxture TOR-3 (Etobicoke)
9.88 miles ServerFarm Toronto TOR1
Site is approximately 7.14 acres Three 10,000 SF data halls with ample office and conference space
10.04 miles Canada Cloud Data Centre
11.00 miles Edgeconnex Toronto
11.42 miles Compass: North York
11.51 miles Cogent Mississauga
12.24 miles Nüday Networks
12.38 miles TeraGo Mississauga
12.62 miles 1 Century Place (TOR1) Digital Realty
This site was originally operated by Dupont Fabros as TOR1 before being acquired in Sept 2017 by Digital Realty Trust in a $7.6 Billion 12 datacenter deal. Located just outside the city of Toronto in nearby Vaughan, this Canadian wholesale data centre spans over 66,000 square metres (711,000 square feet) with a critical power capacity of up to 46 megawatts. The site was the former Toronto Star Printing plant.
13.10 miles 371 Gough - Digital Realty
The site will support (5) 1,350 kW data center suites measuring approximately 10,000 sq. ft. each
13.20 miles Cyxtera Markham TR3
13.24 miles eStruxture TOR-4 Scarborough
13.36 miles Rogers Markham TOR DC3
13.44 miles Priority Colo TOR2
13.57 miles TeraGo Vaughn
13.59 miles Equinix Markham TR5
13.84 miles Cologix TOR4
Close to downtown Toronto in Markham, the Scalelogix TOR4-S data center has diverse dark fiber connectivity between TOR4-S and TOR1 at 151 Front Street
13.84 miles 1547 Ontario TOON1
The building was sold to 1547 Critical Systems Realty in 2018. As part of the deal, 1547 will handle wholesale deals in the building. While I.C.E will manage all the retail colocation deployments.
14.26 miles Pathway Communications
14.28 miles CentriLogic Mississauga (South)
15.24 miles Excell IT
15.49 miles CentriLogic Mississauga (North)
18″ raised floor with hot/cold aisle configuration 24/7/365 Security & Multi-level Biometric Access Control
16.24 miles Urbacon - Richmond Hill, ON
18.86 miles Equinix Brampton TR6
18.93 miles Equinix Brampton TR7
The site was formerly known as "Q9 Toronto Two" which was acquired by Equinix in 2020 from Bell Canada.
20.00 miles Cyxtera Mississauga TR1
One story building Raised floor (inches) = 24 and 30

Equinix Toronto TR2 Data Center Photos

Equinix TR2
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Hallway in TR2
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Parliament Street Data Centre
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Name Date Added Description
equinix-tr2-ibx-site-spec-pdf December 2018

Data Sheet for Equinix's site at 45 Parliament Street in Toronto

toronto_metro_data_sheet_us-en October 2018

Equinix Overview of the Toronto Metro