Brexit Brings Boom to Bankenviertel as Tech Firms Eye Frankfurt

Eurozone's financial capital seen as the big Brexit winner as tech vendors begin to follow banks in launching new Germany-based services

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Datacenter operator Equinix announced in June 2017 that it would be opening a new “flagship” facility in the German city, adding to its extensive presence there already. In April, Chinese internet giant Tencent also announced that it would be opening four more datacenters to support its Tencent Cloud business, located in Mumbai, Seoul, Moscow, and Frankfurt.

Even further back, at the beginning of 2017, Microsoft and consultancy KPMG unveiled their joint “blockchain nodes”—a term used to

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