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Equinix becomes Prime Partner of GDA

Equinix is the world's digital infrastructure company. The enterprise operates several data centres at four locations in Germany. As a Prime Partner, Equinix now strengthens the German Datacenter Association.

Equinix enables digital leaders to harness a trusted platform to bring together and interconnect the foundational infrastructure that powers their success. With over 220 data centres in more than 26 countries, Equinix enables its customers to access all the right places, partners and possibilities they need to accelerate advantage: with Equinix as their partner, they can scale with agility, speed the launch of digital services, deliver world-class experiences and multiply their value.

As a leader in data center sustainability, Equinix has committed to climate-neutral operations by 2030 based on science-based targets. The company designs, builds and operates its data centers in accordance with high standards for energy efficiency and invests in sustainable technologies and renewable energy. In Germany, Equinix has already been sourcing 100% of its electricity from renewable energy sources since 2014, guaranteed via a green electricity certificate from its local supplier Mainova - globally, the company has reached a rate of 92%.

“We are delighted welcoming Equinix as a Prime Partner of the Association,” said Anna Klaft, Chairwoman of GDA. “A true global player in the data centre industry, committed to the highest standards of energy efficiency and the realisation of sustainable digitalization.”

Jens-Peter Feidner, Managing Director, Equinix, Germany adds: “Data centers are part of the critical infrastructure and form the foundation for almost all processes in the digital economy by enabling companies to securely network with each other and thus drive digitalization. We are aware of our responsibility that by accelerating digitalization, the industry can and will also make a major contribution to sustainability and climate goals - this is what we stand for. As a member of the German Datacenter Association, we are very pleased to be able to contribute towards ensuring that Germany remains an attractive location for data centers in which the industry can grow sustainably. We are particularly keen to highlight the economic and social relevance of the industry and its positive contribution to climate protection.”

Equinix wird Prime Partner der GDA