Equinix to Join the NASDAQ-100 Index

  Equinix to Join the NASDAQ-100 Index

   Index composed of the 100 largest non-financial stocks listed on Nasdaq

Business Wire

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. -- December 18, 2012

Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center
company, today announced that the company has been added to the NASDAQ-100
Index^® by the Nasdaq Stock Market, effective with the market open on Monday,
December 24, 2012. The NASDAQ-100 Index is composed of the 100 largest
non-financial stocks listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market based on market
capitalization.

“As we wrap up a tremendous year for Equinix, this is yet another positive
indicator that the market understands the value that Platform Equinix delivers
to our customers — scalability, global reach and thriving ecosystems that
allow our customers to successfully grow their businesses in today’s rapidly
changing digital economy. And, our shareholders are realizing the benefits of
our strategic direction while enjoying the benefits of a higher return on
their investment over the broader market, a trend that we hope to continue
throughout 2013,” said Keith Taylor, CFO for Equinix. “We are honored to now
be counted among many of the world’s most successful and dynamic companies on
the NASDAQ-100 Index.”

Launched in January 1985, the NASDAQ-100 Index reflects companies across major
industry groups including computer hardware and software, telecommunications,
retail/wholesale trade and biotechnology. The full NASDAQ-100 Index lists can
be found at http://www.nasdaq.com.

Last month, Equinix ranked 271st on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500, a ranking
of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life
sciences and clean technology companies in North America. The ranking was the
third consecutive year that Equinix has been included on the list.

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 is a registered trademark of Equinix, Inc.

Contact:

Equinix Media Contacts
Melissa Neumann, +1 650-598-6098
mneumann@equinix.com
or
GolinHarris for Equinix, Inc.
Liam Rose, +1 415-318-4380
lrose@golinharris.com
Equinix Investor Relations Contact
Katrina Rymill, +1 650-598-6583
krymill@equinix.com
 
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