Equinix Offers to Help Restore Services in Japan

(Ping! Zine Web Hosting Magazine) – In a statement to its customers on Tuesday, Equinix expressed its sincere sympathy to the victims of the earthquake and tsunami in northeastern Japan.

Equinix said that their Tokyo TY1 and TY2 facilities experienced no impact and would like to offer assistance in the restoration effort.

Equinix announced it will create private VLANs over their exchange fabric to allow service providers with available capacity to quickly set up bilateral VLAN connections with other providers in need of capacity. The service offered will be performed free of charge for restoration purposes.

The company also announced it would like to offer its customers a free 2nd port or a free port upgrade.

To contact suppport or to learn more, the company is requesting that customers email request to [email protected].