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Corporate Minority - II | Alive

Total Raised




Last Raised

$2.77B | 6 yrs ago

About Global Switch

Global Switch owns and operates ten data centers centrally located in Tier 1 cities across Europe and Asia-Pacific. It offers world-class technical spaces for mission-critical information technology (IT) infrastructures and connects them to a diverse choice of telecoms, internet, and cloud providers. It was founded in 1998 and is based in London, United Kingdom.

Headquarters Location

2nd Floor, Nova North 11 Bressenden Place

London, England, SW1E 5BY,

United Kingdom

+44 20 8054 9000



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Global Switch Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Global Switch founded?

    Global Switch was founded in 1998.

  • Where is Global Switch's headquarters?

    Global Switch's headquarters is located at 2nd Floor, Nova North, London.

  • What is Global Switch's latest funding round?

    Global Switch's latest funding round is Corporate Minority - II.

  • How much did Global Switch raise?

    Global Switch raised a total of $6.255B.

  • Who are the investors of Global Switch?

    Investors of Global Switch include International Data Corporation, Ping An Insurance, Aviation Industry Corporation of China, Jiangsu Shagang Group, Essence Financial and 3 more.

  • Who are Global Switch's competitors?

    Competitors of Global Switch include AirTrunk and 5 more.


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