London Data Centers and Colocation

LD9 - London IBX Data Center

LD9 offers access to dense concentrations of financial services, Internet service providers, cloud and IT services, enterprises and content and digital media companies.

LD8 - London IBX Data Center

LD8 offers access to dense concentrations of financial services, Internet service providers, cloud and IT services, enterprises and content and digital media companies.

LD6 - London IBX Data Center

London LD6 IBX facility and Internet exchange point at Slough Trading Estate is a highly focused international business providing extensive ecosystems to meet demand for network exchange services.

LD5 - London IBX Data Center

London LD5 IBX facility and Internet exchange point at Slough Trading Estate is a highly focused international business providing extensive ecosystems to meet demand for network exchange services.

LD4 - London IBX Data Center

London LD4 data center and Internet exchange point at Slough Trading Estate is a highly focused international business providing extensive ecosystems to meet the demand for network exchange services.

LD3 - London IBX Data Center

London LD3 data center and Internet exchange point at Coronation Road is highly focused on international business providing extensive ecosystems to meet the demand for network exchange services.

LD1 - London IBX Data Center

London LD1 data center and Internet exchange point at Finsbury Pavement is highly focused on international business providing extensive ecosystems to meet the demand for network exchange services.

Equinix London Data Centers

Equinix offers colocation and interconnection opportunities across seven state of the art IBXs, which are strategically positioned around London. More than 1000 customers deployed in Equinix London IBXs benefit from opportunities to interconnect, in proximity to one of the world’s most important financial centers. Our London IBX portfolio is served by excellent communications links and offer unrivalled access to more than 30 European markets and 80 exchanges. are In addition to connection opportunities from 200+ network service providers, our customers also benefit from peering opportunities with the London Internet Exchange (LINX), , which is housed in three Equinix London data centers. Equinix also hosts major Cloud Service Providers within our London IBXs including AWS, Microsoft Azure, Oracle and Google Cloud, offering customers direct connectivity which bypasses the Internet for their multi and hybrid cloud strategies.


Equinix facilitates London’s most extensive financial services ecosystem from our London Slough campus, which is responsible for enabling 25% of European equities trades. Globally, more than 60% of volume-driving market makers are Equinix customers, and more than 25 percent of these are based in our London Slough campus. We also provide dedicated business continuity trading rooms

Equinix London IBXs are also home to the UKs leading content and digital media providers in addition to the country's top five web portals and top five social networks. Our densely networked IBX infrastructure provides low latency access to U.K. media hubs in both Soho and Manchester

London Offerings

Our London data centers also offer:

  • Seven buildings with 59,000+ square meters (633,000+ square feet) of colocation space.
  • Opportunities to connect to large numbers of enterprises, content and digital media companies and providers of financial services, cloud services, IT services, and Internet services providers
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Our London data centers offer:

  • A wide choice of colocation and disaster recovery facilities – with 7 densely networked and interconnected buildings with 59,000+ square meters (633,000+ square feet) of scalable technical space. Our London IBXs offer:
    • leading operational resiliency
    • world-class security
    • Certifications include SSAE16/ISAE3402, PCI-DSS, OHSAS 18001, and ISO 27001, 9001 and 50001

  • Reduce latency, strengthen digital supply chains and improve the customer experience – through leveraging opportunities to interconnect with our 1000+ 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 200+ deployed within Equinix London IBXs
  • Achieve improved internet service provision – Through direct connectivity to LINX - one of the world’s largest Internet Exchanges with more than 740 members from 72 countries
  • Gain competitive advantage within financial services – through connectivity options to London’s leading financial ecosystem and home to Europe's largest Multi-Lateral Trading Facility BATS Chi-X
  • LD1 is suitable for network dense deployments, proximate to London city
  • Powergate is suitable for large, high density, cloud and enterprise deployments
  • The network dense Slough Campus hosts Financial, CDM and Cloud Ecosystems
  • Docklands hosts network dense deployments

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