MA3 Manchester - Network Interconnection Specifications

MA3 is strategically located in Trafford Park, close to Media City UK, Europe’s foremost purpose-built digital media hub and new home to the BBC and ITV. As a result, MA3 has enabled many broadcast and digital media deployments. MA3 offers Equinix collocation customers 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). Many large global enterprises have chosen MA3 to interconnect with cloud service providers such as AWS, Microsoft Azure, Office 365 and Zadara. Innovative technologies have been built into every aspect of this IBX, ensuring that MA3 operates with optimal energy efficiency, delivering a PUE of 1.35. MA3 meets every standard for security, resilience, quality and environmental management and is operated by expert staff whose processes are designed to deliver maximum performance and meet sustainability targets.

MA3 - Manchester IBX Data Center

MA3 offers a wide range of colocation options available with flexible power densities that can scale up to 20kW per rack.

Other features of MA3 include:

  • ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO/OHAS 18001, ISO 22301, ISO27001, ISO 50001 and PCI DSS certifications
  • 20 minutes from Manchester Airport
  • 15 minutes from the city center
  • MA3 customers benefit from extensive onsite facilities including showers, a conference room and free WiFi

Contact Us


Joule House 76 Trafford Wharf Road Trafford Park
Manchester M17 1HE United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)161 772 2900

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IBX Tech Specs


Get the specifications on how MA3 delivers reliability, security, and interconnections to serve as your premier Manchester colocation solution.

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