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History

History

2000-2005

June.
2000
Bit-isle Inc. (Higashi Shinagawa Shinagawa-ku Tokyo, Japan) established.
The core business of Bit-isle is IT outsourcing service.
Nov.
2001
Started to build the 1st iDC
Mar.
2001
Started to offer collocation service and network connectivity service at 1st iDC
June.
2001
Started to offer the 24hours a day, 365 day a year managed service
Oct.
2003
Started to offer system integration service
Feb.
2004
Started to offer rental service, mainly server rental
Nov.
2004
Bit-isle iDCs, certified for ISMS/BS7799

2006-2010

Feb.
2006
Founded Bit-Surf Inc., as a wholly owned subsidiary
July.
2006
Listed on JASDAQ (formerly Hercules, Osaka Securities Exchange)
Aug.
2006
Opened the 2nd iDC and started its operation
Nov.
2006
Opened the 3rd iDC and started its operation
Sep.
2007
Acquired SETA International Co., Ltd (formerly TERRAS Co.,Ltd.)
Feb.
2009
Opened the 4th iDC with 16,500 square meters floor space in Bunkyo-ku Tokyo, and started its operation
June.
2009
Formed business and capital alliance with Information Services International-Dentsu, Ltd.
Sep.
2009
Started to offer Cloud Computing service
Oct.
2010
Co-founded LibraNeo Co.,Ltd. with NEOJAPAN, Inc.
Dec.
2010
Acquired SiteROCK K.K.

2011-2015

June.
2011
Opened "Osaka iDC" and started its operation
Aug.
2011
Founded Bit-isle R&D Lab.
Aug.
2012
Opened B-building at the 3rd iDC, and started its operation
Nov.
2012
Opened "Beijing iDC" and started its operation
Jan.
2013
Acquired AXLBIT K.K.
Feb.
2013
Started "Hiroshima mega-sola 1st" operation as the first Bit-isle sola power plant
Mar.
2013
Opened "Seoul iDC" and started its operation
July.
2013
Listed on the 1st Section of Tokyo Stock Exchange
Sep.
2013
Rebranded service name and its visual identiy, while annoucing "Bit-isle Cloud Service" as a new brand name
Nov.
2013
Acquired Terra Power Co., Ltd.
Sep.
2014
Formed business alliance with NIFTY corporation
Mar.
2015
Opened the 5th iDC and started its operation
Oct.
2015
Equinix acquired Bit-isle through a tender offer by QAON G.K. (Equinix group).
Dec.
2015
Had been delisted.
Jan.
2016
Changed its company name to "Bit-isle Equinix Inc.".