London Data Centers and Colocation

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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

Our London data centers are business hubs for 1000+ companies. Equinix's London customers can choose from a broad range of network services from 200+ providers. They can also interconnect to customers and partners in their digital supply chain.

Equinix's London data centers, based in prime locations near one of the world’s most important financial centers, are served by excellent communications links and offer unrivalled access to more than 30 European markets and 80 exchanges. The London Internet Exchange (LINX), one of the world’s largest Internet Exchanges with more than 380 members from 54 countries, is housed in three of Equinix’s London data centers. These Equinix colocation sites are an important part of LINX’s London network and enable LINX to offer a complete range of peering port speeds, ranging from 100Mb to 10Gb. We host connectivity to major Cloud Service Providers that include AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud.


Today, 25% of European equities trades originate from the Equinix London Slough campus. 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.

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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London IBX® Benefits

  • Access to U.K. media hubs in Soho and Manchester
  • Home to the country's top five web portals and top five social networks
  • Data center sites strategically located around central London for disaster recovery and business continuity
  • LD4, LD5 and LD6 data centers are strategically located in the heart of Europe's largest financial market
  • Scalable technical space, leading operational resiliency and world-class security
  • More than 100 dedicated business continuity trading room positions
  • Home to Europe's largest Multi-Lateral Trading Facility BATS Chi-X
  • London Slough data centers connected by two diverse routes of dark fiber

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