On June 4th, 2015 Equinix opened the doors to NY6, our latest data center in the New York metro. Several hundred guests, VIPs, celebrities, media and customers joined in the opening day festivities at the top of The Refinery Hotel in Midtown Manhattan. Check out the highlight reel and photos below!
The launch event kicked off on the rooftop of The Refinery Hotel in Midtown New York with ceremonial bagpipes.
Hundreds of guests enjoy networking and festivities.
Equinix Senior Vice President Pete Ferris delivers a keynote address.
Equinix makes a donation to iMentor, an organization who builds mentoring relationships that empower students from low-income communities to graduate high school, succeed in college, and achieve their ambitions.
Many Equinix partners in attendance including IT services gurus Datapipe.
Former New York Yankees Bucky Dent and Goose Gossage have a few words for the guests.
After thirty years they finally get his autograph!
Even on a cloudy June day, guests are happy to enjoy a beverage outdoors.
Former Yankees shortstop Bucky Dent gives an interview for the video posted above.
Former Yankees pitcher Goose Gossage signs autographs for attendees.
Our friends at Microsoft are in the house!
These guys no doubt think Equinix really hit it out of the park.