Industry Visit – Equinix Data Center

Industry Visit - Equinix Data Center

The BSc (Hons) in Computer Science students at Westford recently had the opportunity to visit Equinix Data center in Dubai for an industry visit. Upon arriving at the Equinix facility, the students were greeted by a team of knowledgeable and friendly employees who were eager to share their expertise with them.

The employees gave the students a tour of the facility, showcasing the various components that make up a data centre, such as server racks, cooling systems, and the wide network infrastructure.

The students were amazed by the size and scale of the operation and the attention to detail that goes into ensuring the smooth operation of the data centre.

Throughout the visit, the students had the opportunity to ask questions and engage in discussions with the Equinix team. The employees shared with them the challenges and opportunities faced by companies in the data center industry and the importance of data centers in today’s digital age.


 The students learned about the various career paths available in the industry and were inspired by the passion and dedication of Equinix employees. In addition to the technical aspects of the visit, the students also gained insights into the business side of the data center industry. They were impressed by the innovative solutions Equinix has developed to meet its customers’ needs and the company’s dedication to sustainability and social responsibility.


Overall, the industry visit to Equinix in Dubai was a truly enriching experience for our computer science students. It gave them a deeper understanding of the technologies and processes involved in data center operations and gave them valuable insights into the industry’s business landscape.

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