Milan is the economic and financial heart of Italy. Home to over 1.3 million people is the country’s second largest city and the largest metropolitan area and plays a vital role in the Italian economy, hosting the Borsa Italiana, Italy’s main stock exchange.
Equinix has four state of the art data centers that provide access to a wide choice of network service providers, Internet exchange points, content delivery networks and cloud service providers. Equinix Milan customers benefit from direct metro connections to the region’s main interconnection point in Via Caldera, which is also home to one of the leading Italian Internet exchanges and peering points, Milan Internet Exchange (MiX).
ML3, our flagship IBX located in the Basiglio suburb of Milan, opened in 2009 and offers approximately 3 megawatts (MW) of customer capacity that can be upgraded to up to 5MW. Basiglio is located south of Milan’s city center and is 30 minutes from Linate airport. Our other two facilities, located in Via Savona and Via Cascia, are both conveniently located for commuting from the city center.