[Techtaffy Newsdesk]

Equinix has completed the sale of 16 International Business Exchange (IBX) data centers located throughout the United States to an investment group consisting of 365 Main, Crosslink Capital, Housatonic Partners and Brightwood Capital.

With the close of the transaction, Equinix exits nine markets, including Buffalo, Cleveland, Detroit, Indianapolis, Nashville, Phoenix, Pittsburg, St. Louis and Tampa. Equinix customers deployed in the 16 data centers have been transferred to 365 Main.  Equinix will retain a presence in the remaining seven markets – Chicago, Dallas, New York, Philadelphia, Reston, Seattle and Silicon Valley.