ME1 is a standalone, purpose-built International Business Exchange™ (IBX) data center located 2.5km (1.5 miles) from the commercial center of Melbourne. ME1 has 30+ network service providers available directly for the provision of network services. This enables new and existing customers to securely interconnect with cloud, IT, digital content and financial services ecosystems, as well as customers and partners in their digital supply chain to significantly reduce application and service latency. It offers expansion space for years to come and with its dark fiber connection to Equinix’s Sydney data centers, provides the resiliency of a dual metro presence and diverse geographical coverage within Australia and beyond. ME1 meets strong regional demand for premium data center services, which comes amid growth in data consumption and cloud services in the Australian and global IT markets.