Equinix to Open Sixth London Data Center in Slough

              Equinix to Open Sixth London Data Center in Slough

Major investment in leading London data center campus includes construction of
new high-performance facility and acquisition of existing sites

PR Newswire

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and LONDON, Jan. 23, 2014

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and LONDON, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Equinix, Inc.
(Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company, today
announced it will build a new data center called LD6 in its highly successful
London Slough campus in response to consistent demand from customers in the
financial services, content, cloud and enterprise segments.

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The new LD6 data center will provide total capacity of approximately 8,000
square meters (86,000 square feet; 2,770 cabinet equivalents). With $79
million of capital expenditures invested, the first phase is scheduled to open
in the first half of 2015 and will provide initial capacity of 1,385 cabinets.

Additionally, Equinix has invested $37 million in the acquisition of its
existing LD4 and LD5 campus buildings and concurrently entered into long-term
ground leases for the entire LD4, LD5 and LD6 campus with SEGRO plc. This
acquisition gives Equinix effective 50-year control of one of the UK's
largest, fastest-growing and most network-dense data center campuses,
supporting customer continuity and future expansion.

Highlights / Key Facts

  oLD6 aims to become one of a small number of Leadership in Energy &
    Environmental Design (LEED) platinum-accredited energy efficient data
    centers in the UK. Equinix plans to achieve this with the aid of an
    innovative air system which will utilize mass air cooling technology with
    indirect heat exchange and 100 percent natural ventilation. This will
    contribute to LD6 having lower energy consumption and a smaller carbon
    footprint than other facilities of its kind.
  oOnce LD6 is complete, the Equinix London Slough campus will provide over
    36,000 square meters (388,000 square feet) of net premium colocation space
    interconnected by more than 1,000 diverse dark fiber links – increasing
    scale and resilience.
  oWith over 90 network service providers and access to a range of
    transatlantic cables, the London Slough campus is one of the busiest
    network nodes in the UK, and offers latency in the region of 30
    milliseconds to New York and 4 milliseconds to Frankfurt, making it an
    ideal high-performance hub for cloud and content service provision.
  oA key growth driver for the launch of LD6 has been a major shift of
    financial services firms from high-risk, power-challenged data centers in
    the City of London and Docklands to the Equinix London Slough data center
    campus. The campus currently houses over 170 financial services businesses
    – and has the largest array of trading venues across multiple asset
    classes in Europe – which collectively account for 25 percent of the total
    European equities trade count.

Quotes

  oRussell Poole, managing director, Equinix UK:
    "LD6 is a hugely exciting project; the facility will be the most advanced
    data center in the UK. We are committed to providing not just continuity
    but also continuous improvement for our current and future customers; this
    latest addition to our thriving campus will also set new standards in
    efficiency and sustainability."

About Equinix
Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), connects more than 4,400 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.

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SOURCE Equinix, Inc.

Website: http://www.equinix.com
Contact: Equinix, Melissa Neumann, +1 (650) 598-6098, mneumann@equinix.com, or
Liam Rose, +1 (650) 598-6590, lrose@equinix.com; or GolinHarris for Equinix,
Inc., Caroline Kawashima, +1 (415) 318-4367, ckawashima@golinharris.com, or
Antonella Crimi, +44 (0)20 7634 4022, Antonella.Crimi@eu.equinix.com, or
Stephen Smith / Ella Thompson, Octopus Communications for Equinix (UK), +44
(0)845 3700 655, equinix@octopuscomms.net
 
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