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

Thursday, May 02, 2013

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

16:05 EDT Thursday, May 02, 2013

ASHBURN, Va. (Business Wire) -- 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.

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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