SY5's glassy exterior might look like a designer workspace, but inside it's a series of halls that can take up to 9,225 cabinets. A bridge links its older neighbour.
Which, if you have a nearby apartment, is better than looking at SY3.
Despite having lifts that can fill a small car, there are plenty of stairs at SY5 for fitness fanatics.
Black leather and chrome is officially out this season in DC lounge areas. Natural tones are in. And the plants are real.
When there is serious break out space testing to be done, SY5 offers a full throttle expererince discretely located at the rear of its kitchen.
Where the fibre optic cables will run, monitored by a battery of surveillance cameras.
Cooling below, power and comms cables above in the colo hall. Equinix reckons it hasn't had a power load request yet it can't handle.
When mains power goes down, these redundant diesel generators can kick over in seconds. There's also 9 minutes of lithium battery at full load.
High efficiency rooftop chillers are built to save power consumption as well boxes.
Water cooling is also in the mix.
SY5's local operation command centre (LOCC) is staffed 24/7 365 but can be monitored remotely.