Equinix announced the opening of TY13x, its second xScale data center in Tokyo, Japan, to meet the increasing demand for cloud services. The facility will cater to the core workload deployment needs of hyperscale companies, including major cloud service providers.
IDC forecasts that Japan's Public Cloud Services market will experience a CAGR of 20.8% from 2021 to 2026, with the market size reaching 4,279.5 billion yen in 2026, 2.6 times that of 2021. This growth is driven by the rising awareness of digital transformation and data-driven business in Japan.
TY13x, located in the Inzai region adjacent to TY12x, provides 8MW in its initial phase and will ultimately offer a total capacity of 36MW. Equinix's expanding cloud connectivity on Platform Equinix will enable businesses to connect quickly and securely to their preferred cloud service providers.
The opening of TY13x will support the world's largest cloud service providers in delivering solutions and services that bolster businesses and the economy in Japan. Equinix now operates 12 xScale data centers worldwide, with more under development, representing over 80 MW of additional capacity to be delivered through 2024.