MEDIA ALERT: Equinix to Host Webinar on Flexible IT Featuring Gartner Analyst Bob Gill

  MEDIA ALERT: Equinix to Host Webinar on Flexible IT Featuring Gartner
  Analyst Bob Gill

Business Wire

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. -- July 8, 2013

Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center
company, today announced that it will be hosting a webinar featuring industry
analyst group, Gartner, entitled, “Flexible IT: How Carrier Neutral Colocation
can Optimize IT Infrastructure, Improve Application Performance and Increase
Business Value” on July 11 at 9am PT/12 pm ET. Brian Lillie, CIO, Equinix will
be presenting with featured guest, Bob Gill, research director, Virtualization
and Cloud Infrastructure Group, Gartner.

For today’s IT leaders, the challenge is to deliver more IT utility anytime,
anywhere, on any device. To be successful, enterprises must transform to a new
model that enables flexible IT services to meet end-user expectations and
increases business value. Join featured analyst firm Gartner and Equinix in an
informative research webinar discussing how colocation/interconnection service
offerings enable enterprises to improve application performance, reduce costs
and leverage cloud computing.

In this webinar attendees will learn about:

  *The latest Gartner research on colocation’s market size and its increasing
    value for today’s global enterprise
  *The critical role of colocation in an enterprise’s data center strategy
    and how it can be a stepping stone to the cloud
  *How to increase network and application flexibility, reliability, security
    and manageability, while reducing costs
  *How to deploy within 10 milliseconds of latency to 90 percent of North
    America, Europe and key markets in Asia-Pacific and Latin America for
    better end-user experience
  *Re-architecting the Enterprise WAN to better match capacity with
    application and end-user demand while reducing total cost of ownership
  *The benefits of directly connecting to a broad range of network and
    technology service providers

Additionally, Lillie will present an “Equinix on Equinix” case study –
exploring how the company transformed its own IT infrastructure by leveraging
the services available within Equinix’s data centers and thereby providing a
simple model for other enterprises to follow.

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  *Brian Lillie, CIO, Equinix:
    “The world of IT is changing significantly, driven by social media, cloud,
    big data and mobile trends. These forces are increasing the strategic
    importance of the enterprise WAN and the growing need for a more flexible
    IT architecture. I’m excited to share some of the steps we’ve taken to
    achieve this type of environment for Equinix through some of the many
    services providers within Platform Equinix and our global footprint of IBX
    data centers.”

For more information on the webinar or to register to attend, please click
here.

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, Inc.
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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