Equinix Buys European Colocation Firm

Redwood City-based data center operator Equinix said Wednesday that it has acquired Ancotel, a provider of carrier neutral colocation and interconnection services in Europe. Financial details of the buy were not disclosed. Equinix said that Ancotel had $21.4M of revenue in 2011. Equinix gains a data center in Frankfurt, with 2,100 meters of data center capacity and 400 customers with the buy.