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Entering the Data Centre Era

By Trevor Chang BBA, CFA, Equity Research Analyst
Tuesday, April 06, 2021

Demand for online services has increased during the COVID-19 pandemic. This online activity requires substantial physical infrastructure, such as powerful computers (called servers) and data centres in which to keep that equipment.

My presentation from this year's Annual Address looked at Equinix, a global data centre real estate investment trust that leases warehouse space and manages systems for clients mainly in financial services, information technology and media. I outlined what makes Equinix unique among its peers, the interconnections it provides tenants, the custom management services it offers and how the transition to faster 5G speeds could benefit the company going forward.

Here's the video:

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