Equinix Ashburn DC2: MAREA and BRUSA Subsea Cables Managed by Telxius will Extend to Equinix DC2 Data Center

Jul 12, 2018 | Posted by Eric Bell

Equinix has won two subsea deployments (MAREA and BRUSA) that will extend from their landing in Virginia Beach to Equinix DC2 in Ashburn.

From the Press Release:

The two subsea cables will terminate in the U.S. directly into the MAREA and BRUSA cable landing station located in Virginia Beach, VA, and the capacity will extend the backhaul capacity into Equinix DC2 International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data center, representing the newest innovative design in subsea cable infrastructure.

MAREA and BRUSA subsea cable routes
MAREA and BRUSA subsea cable routes
Equinix global IBX data centers are ideal for extending the backhaul capacity of a subsea cable system directly into a high-density data center. This new architecture greatly simplifies network design, offers access to a dense, rich ecosystem of networks, clouds and IT service providers and allows easy access for customers. Leveraging the power of Equinix Cloud Exchange Fabric™ (ECX Fabric™), Equinix customers will have direct access to the MAREA and BRUSA cable systems via a simple cross connect from any IBX data center. Read More - Press Release