March 3, 2009
Equinix to Present Virtual Data Center Tour at AFCOM's Data Center World® Spring Conference
FOSTER CITY, CA — March 3, 2009 — Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), a provider of global data center services, today announced that it will present a “virtual tour” of its premium International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data centers at Data Center World, the premier educational resource for data center professionals. Hosted by AFCOM, the conference will be held in Las Vegas, NV, March 8-12, 2009.
Patrick Leonard, senior manager of strategic initiatives at Equinix, will present the session titled, “Science Fiction? James Bond Would Be Proud of These Data Centers,” at the Paris Hotel on Sunday, March 8, 2009, from 4:15 - 5:15 P.M. The presentation will provide a graphically rich view of Equinix's industry-leading data centers and a discussion of best practices and the latest trends in data center design, security, site selection, power and cooling.
Selected from among the most diverse data centers in the world, Data Center World's virtual data center tours feature some of the most innovative initiatives in the industry. There is an additional cost of $150 for conference attendees to participate in the virtual data center tours, with free admission offered to the press.
Equinix will also be exhibiting at the conference in the Paris Ballroom, booth #224.
About Data Center World Conferences:
Data Center World, operated by AFCOM, the world's leading 4,300-member data center association, is the industry's premier networking and educational conference, and occurs bi-annually. Thousands of data center professionals, from many of the largest corporations across all industries, government organizations, and academic institutions in the world attend Data Center World to share, discuss and learn about the latest data center trends, technologies and best practices, as well as products and services by some of the world's leading data center technology and service providers. Tradeshow Week recognizes Data Center World as one of the 50 fastest growing shows in the U.S. (2006, 2007 and 2008). For more information, visit www.datacenterworld.com.
AFCOM is a leading association for data center professionals, offering services to help support the management of data centers around the world. AFCOM was established in 1980 to offer data center managers the latest information and technology through annual conferences, published magazines, research and hotline services, industry alliances and more. For more information visit http://www.afcom.com .
Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX) provides global data center services that ensure the vitality of the information-driven world. Global enterprises, content and financial companies, and network service providers rely upon Equinix's insight and expertise to protect and connect their most valued information assets. Equinix operates 42 International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data centers across 18 markets in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific.
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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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