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MA2 is situated in a strategic location, less than a mile from MA1 and MA4, 15 minutes from Manchester Airport and the city center. This Equinix International Business Exchange™ (IBX) offers access to a rich digital ecosystem including IX Manchester and the London Internet exchange (LINX), as well as customer peering via the Amsterdam Internet exchange (AMS-IX). MA2 offers interconnection opportunities with a wide range of enterprises, network service providers and major cloud service providers including AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud and Oracle. Operated by expert staff whose processes are designed to deliver maximum performance, MA2 meets every standard for security, resilience, quality and environmental management.

Our Manchester data centers offer:

  • A choice of colocation and disaster recovery facilities – with 4 densely networked, interlinked buildings with 7,400+ square meters (80,000+ square feet) of scalable technical space.
  • Reduce latency, strengthen digital supply chains and improve the customer experience – through leveraging opportunities to interconnect with 275+ deployed customer base which comprises large numbers of:
    • Enterprises,
    • Content and digital media companies
    • Providers of financial services,
    • Cloud services, IT services, and Internet services providers
  • Optimize network connectivity and performance – with the ability to select the most appropriate network service provider from the 70+ deployed within Equinix Manchester IBXs
  • Achieve improved internet service provision – Through direct connectivity to IX Manchester and the LINX
  • Our Manchester IBXs offer:
    • leading operational resiliency
    • world-class security
    • More than 100 dedicated business continuity trading room positions
  • MA1 is the UK’s most network dense site outside of London
  • MA2 is suitable for network edge performance hub deployments
  • MA3 hosts high density deployments in close proximity to Media City UK
  • MA4 is suitable for large, high density, cloud and enterprise deployments
  • Significant investment into infrastructure and high-grade fiber cabling
  • Low-latency connectivity between the east coast of the United States and the UK

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