March 13, 2011
Equinix Tokyo Data Centers Continue Normal Operations
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — March 13, 2011 — Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), a provider of global data center services, today announced that its two International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data centers in Tokyo (TY1 and TY2) are operating as normal.
“We express our sincere sympathy to the victims of the earthquake in northeastern Japan. We can confirm that there is no damage or operational impact to our two data centers in Tokyo,” said Steve Smith, President and CEO of Equinix.
“We have concerns about the power supply from Tokyo Electric Power Company. We have fueled the generators at our Tokyo data centers to their full capacity, which will provide emergency backup power in the event of any power disruption. We can keep our Tokyo data centers up and running as normal,” said Kei Furuta, managing director, Equinix Japan. “Our local operations team in Japan and our Asia Pacific Network Operations Center (APNOC) have been closely monitoring the situation and will continue to provide services to our customers. They are available 24x7 to our customers to provide the latest information and assistance.”
Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX) connects businesses with partners and customers around the world through a global platform of high performance data centers, containing dynamic ecosystems and the broadest choice of networks. More than 3,275 enterprises, cloud, digital content and financial companies connect to more than 625 network service providers and rely on Platform Equinix to grow their business, improve application performance and protect their vital digital assets. Equinix operates in 35 strategic markets across North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific and continually invests in expanding its platform to power customer growth. http://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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