CAPRE’s Data Center Round Up for October 7, 2019

Check out the latest in deals, development and disruptive technology in the data center industry for October 7, 2019: Equinix to Expand into Mexico With US$175 Million Acquisition of Three Axtel Data Centers: Equinix has entered into an agreement with Axtel to acquire three data centers that serve the Mexico City and Monterrey metro areas of Mexico for US$175 million in an all-cash transaction. The three facilities generated approximately $21 million of revenues in the 12 months ending December 31, 2018, with an EBITDA margin profile accretive to the Equinix business. The addition of these three facilities in two strategic technology metros in Mexico is part of Equinix's strategy of extending its global leadership into attractive large-growth markets. This acquisition, when combined with the previous acquisitions of key traffic hubs in Dallas (Infomart) and Miami (NAP of the Americas), will further strengthen Equinix's global platform by increasing interconnection between North, Central and South America. Google Announces Nebraska Data Center: Google has announced that they will breaking  ground on a $600 Million USD data center near 144th Street and Schram Road in Pappillon, Nebraska -- a suburb near Omaha. "We hope that this center here rivals the data centers over in Iowa," Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts said. "We also have a great economic climate from regulatory to our taxes and I think again the Omaha Public Power District has just been a tremendous partner in building the transmission lines, having the…