Equinix to Host Launch Event at New D.C. Data Center

  Equinix to Host Launch Event at New D.C. Data Center

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ASHBURN, Va. -- May 2, 2013

Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center
company, today announced that it will be celebrating the opening of its new
Washington, D.C. data center (DC11) with an exclusive launch event at the
campus in Ashburn, Virginia on Thursday, May 9 from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
E.T. The event will include a tour of the new state-of-the-art facility by
Equinix’s solution architects and will feature special guest NFL Hall of Famer
and former Washington Redskin Darrell Green. With the addition of DC11, the
Ashburn campus reaffirms its place as the largest Equinix data center campus
in the world and plays a significant role in the company’s expanding global
footprint.

During the tours, guests will learn about several key features and benefits of
the new DC11 facility and the Ashburn campus as a whole including:

  *Access to the largest internet exchange point in North America in terms
    traffic with over 400Gbps at peak traffic
  *Access to more than 200 networks, 140 cloud and IT service providers and
    100 content and digital media companies
  *Connectivity to an ecosystem with over 10,000 cross connects to existing
    customers and partners
  *Compliance with key federal regulations and industry standards such as
    HIPAA and PCI

The DC11 project represents about $79 million in CapEx – this investment in
the DC area is another indication of the growing demand for data center
facilities.

This event is by invitation only. Interested parties can request an invitation
to attend here.

WHERE:
Equinix Washington D.C. Campus
21721 Filigree Court
Ashburn, VA 20147
DC11Launch@equinix.com

SCHEDULE:

General data center tours & reception 4:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Please note that
press tours are available earlier in the day, but must be scheduled in advance
with GolinHarris.

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 31
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.

Contact:

Equinix Media Contacts:
Melissa Neumann, +1-650-598-6098
mneumann@equinix.com
or
GolinHarris for Equinix
Liam Rose, +1-415-318-4380
lrose@golinharris.com
 
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