Equinix: Equinix announces second data center in Lisbon, Portugal

Jun 05, 2024 | Posted by Abdul-Rahman Oladimeji

Equinix  this week announced plans for LS2, a new International Business Exchange (IBX) facility to be located adjacent to Equinix's existing LS1 site. This €50 million project  due to open in the first quarter of 2025 will offer 2,050 square meters of colocation space.

Carlos Paulino, managing director of Equinix in Portugal, said: “The surge in demand we are seeing from companies in Lisbon and across the Atlantic and Mediterranean makes this investment timely and significant. Lisbon has the potential to become a dense and valuable strategic hub, and we are delighted to contribute to its growth and position ourselves as the cornerstone of Europe.”

Judith Gardiner, VP for growth and emerging markets at Equinix, added: “Equinix is committed to supporting the sustainable growth of the Internet to serve economies across the world. Lisbon has immense potential to become a valuable strategic hub for international businesses scaling their operations across Europe, the Americas, and Africa. Our newest Lisbon IBX solidifies Equinix’s position as the leading connectivity provider for southern Europe, serving the world’s digital infrastructure needs beautifully.”