Equinix Named ‘Best Data Center Offering’ by Capacity Media

  Equinix Named ‘Best Data Center Offering’ by Capacity Media

Equinix recognized by global telecommunication outlet for outstanding service

Gartner Data Center Conference 2012

Business Wire

AMSTERDAM -- November 15, 2012

Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center
company, today announced it has been awarded Capacity Media’s prestigious 2012
‘Best Data Center Offering’ award for its contributions to the use,
development and deployment of carrier services in the last year through its
International Business Exchange^™ (IBX^®) data centers. Equinix was presented
the award earlier this week at Capacity Europe, the world’s largest European
carrier conference.

Highlights / Key Facts

  *The Capacity service offering awards recognize outstanding service
    offerings that present innovative business models, successful partnership
    strategy, excellent customer service and unique vision in the development
    and use of technology to benefit the wholesale carrier market.
  *Although many companies are struggling to meet growing demand in the
    economic downturn, Equinix has provided the opportunity for businesses to
    grow through the Equinix Marketplace. This new offering allows companies
    to connect and promote services to other Equinix customers in Equinix IBX
    data centers, while leveraging more than 100,000 cross connects to do
    business globally. Customers and visitors can browse the Equinix
    Marketplace portal to discover interconnection opportunities with a dense
    pool of global carriers, as well as utilize search gateways that present
    results by product, service or location.


  *Alex Hawkes, deputy editor, Capacity Media:

“This award pays tribute to Equinix’s truly global presence in the
carrier-neutral data centre market. The judging panel were highly impressed by
the company’s M&A activity during 2012, including the eye catching takeover of
ancotel, as well as the huge market insight it is able to offer its carrier
customers. I would like to congratulate Equinix for winning the Capacity award
for best data centre provider.”

  *Dick Theunissen, chief marketing officer, EMEA for Equinix:

“Equinix is honored to be named this year’s ‘Best Data Center Offering’ by
Capacity magazine, However I would like to draw attention to the role of our
customers in all this. It is by virtue of their industry success that we are
able to evolve Platform Equinix and support their continued growth by
supplying exchange services that connect them to critical enablement partners.
Collaboration allows us to introduce efficiencies that help scale operations
and launch innovative service delivery models from our platform. This is their
award as much as it is ours.”

Additional Resources

  *Request a meeting with Equinix at Gartner Data Center Conference in Las
    Vegas, NV on December 3-6, 2012
  *Download the free Data Center as a Revenue Center whitepaper

Keyword Tags

Equinix, data center, IBX, colocation, Capacity Media

About Equinix

Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), connects more than 4,000 companies directly to
their customers and partners inside the world’s most networked data centers.
Today, businesses leverage the Equinix interconnection platform in 30
strategic markets across the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific. www.equinix.com.

Forward Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and
uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from expectations
discussed in such forward-looking statements. Factors that might cause such
differences include, but are not limited to, the challenges of acquiring,
operating and constructing IBX centers and developing, deploying and
delivering Equinix services; unanticipated costs or difficulties relating to
the integration of companies we have acquired or will acquire into Equinix; a
failure to receive significant revenue from customers in recently built out or
acquired data centers; failure to complete any financing arrangements
contemplated from time to time; competition from existing and new competitors;
the ability to generate sufficient cash flow or otherwise obtain funds to
repay new or outstanding indebtedness; the loss or decline in business from
our key customers; and other risks described from time to time in Equinix’s
filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In particular, see
Equinix’s recent quarterly and annual reports filed with the Securities and
Exchange Commission, copies of which are available upon request from Equinix.
Equinix does not assume any obligation to update the forward-looking
information contained in this press release.

Equinix and IBX are registered trademarks of Equinix, Inc.

International Business Exchange is a trademark of Equinix, Inc.


Equinix Media Contacts
Equinix, Inc.
Melissa Neumann, +1 650-598-6098
GolinHarris for Equinix, Inc.
Liam Rose, +1 415-318-4380
Equinix Media Contact (Europe/U.K.)
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Camille Pomey, +44 (0)20 8846 0789
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