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Release Date

Colocation 2024.1 is available in February 2024.

Private Cage Orders Now In Activity Timeline

All cabinet and cage orders are now visible in the Activity Timeline feature on the Orders and Tickets History screen in the Equinix Customer Portal.

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Using the Customer Portal to Order Secure Cabinet Express 6:11 min
Using the Customer Portal to Modify Your Secure Cabinet Express Deployment 3:25 min

Colocation 2023.6 is available in December 2023.

Secure Cabinet Express Enhancements

For Secure Cabinet Express, power is pre-approved for up to 5-7 kVA depending on the IBX. You can request power above the pre-approved limit, subject to Capacity Feasibility Review (CFR).

In addition, added ability to request two single phase circuit pairings per cabinet, as well as one or two three phase circuit pairings per cabinet (cabinets with these requested circuit configurations will be subject to capability review).

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Title Duration
Using the Customer Portal to Order Secure Cabinet Express 6:11 min
Using the Customer Portal to Modify Your Secure Cabinet Express Deployment 3:25 min

Colocation 2023.5 is available in October 2023.

Modify Your Colocation Deployment Online

Using the Customer Portal, you can change your colocation deployments online:

  • For an existing Private Cage or Secure Cabinet deployment, you can add circuits or increase your draw cap.

  • For an existing Secure Cabinet Express deployment, you can increase your draw cap or add another cabinet.

For prerequisites and other details, see Modify Your Colocation Deployment.

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Title Duration
Using the Customer Portal to Order Secure Cabinet Express 6:11 min
Using the Customer Portal to Modify Your Secure Cabinet Express Deployment 3:25 min

Colocation 2023.3 is available in June 2023.

Draw Cap Increments for Secure Cabinet Express (SCE)

The draw cap for SCE orders can now be specified in 0.5 kVA increments (instead of only whole numbers).

Technical Contacts for Online SCE Orders

When you place an online order for SCE (via the Customer Portal), you can now add an unlisted contact as the Technical Contact. An unlisted contact is someone who does not have a Customer Portal account.

For full information on using the Customer Portal to order SCE, see Order Secure Cabinet Express Online.

New 'Pending Signature' Order Status

In the Customer Portal, a new 'Pending Signature' status indicates that your order is on hold, awaiting customer signature. Go to the order's Activity Timeline to see the name of the signee and the expiration date for the order. If the order is not signed by this date, the order will be cancelled.

For more information, see Order Statuses.

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Title Duration
Using the Customer Portal to Order Secure Cabinet Express 6:11 min
Using the Customer Portal to Modify Your Secure Cabinet Express Deployment 3:25 min

Colocation 2023.1 is available in March 2023.

View Assets Online

You can now view your Secure Cabinet, Secure Cabinet Express, and Private Cage installations in the Equinix Customer Portal. For each of your deployments, you can view the billing agreement, IBX location, billing account, product type, initial contract start date, and renewal/end date. You can also click on a deployment to see more details about the billing agreement.

For more details, see View Your Colo Assets in the Portal.

Note: This feature is available if you have the Install Base permission or administrative permissions (Master administrator or IBX administrator role) in the portal.

Order SCE Online

If you have the Secure Cabinet Express Ordering permission in the Customer Portal, you can now order Secure Cabinet Express online, at your convenience.

For prerequisites and other details, see Order Secure Cabinet Express Online.

Modify Your SCE Deployment Online

You can now increase the draw cap or add another cabinet to your Secure Cabinet installation using the Customer Portal.

For prerequisites and other details, see Order Secure Cabinet Express Online.

No videos are available for this release.

These demos describe setup and configuration of features and functionality in a release.

No demos are available for this release.
Title Duration
Using the Customer Portal to Order Secure Cabinet Express 6:11 min
Using the Customer Portal to Modify Your Secure Cabinet Express Deployment 3:25 min