Newsroom Press Release

23 février 2009

Equinix Names Michiel Eielts as General Manager in the Netherlands

London, United Kingdom - 23 February 2009:  Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), a provider of global data center services, today announced that Michiel Eielts has joined Equinix as the General Manager for Equinix in the Netherlands.  In this role, Eielts will be responsible for managing and expanding Equinix's business across the Netherlands. 

Equinix entered the Netherlands market in 2008 through acquisition and currently operates an International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data center in Amsterdam (AM1), and two additional data centers in Enschede (EN1) and Zwolle (ZW1), delivering a total of 7,100 m2 (76,380 ft2) net technical space. 

“Equinix's entry into the Netherlands market has been well received by leading global and local customers alike,” comments Eric Schwartz, President of Equinix in Europe.  “Our team is comprised of skilled professionals who are committed to Equinix's mission of protecting and connecting the word's most valued information assets. Michiel's joining our team provides additional leadership and positions us for further growth and success.”

Eielts comes to Equinix with a wealth of experience having most recently been Vice President - business development for Nedstat, a European web performance and monitoring firm where he developed and managed business alliances throughout Europe.  Prior to Nedstat, Eielts was President of BSC Customer Services, a large call center outsourcing firm based in the Netherlands (subsidiary of Essent,) and before this earlier in his career he worked at KPN.

Eielts succeeds Harro Beusker who has been the acting General Manager for Equinix in the Netherlands and who managed successfully the integration process of Equinix in the Netherlands and the building of the Amsterdam IBX.  Beusker will now continue in his role at Equinix as VP Corporate Development with responsibility for leading Equinix's expansion in Europe. 

In addition, Remco van Mook, a former Managing Director of Equinix's subsidiary, Virtu Secure Webservices B.V, moves to a new role at Equinix in European business development supporting Internet peering customers.

About Equinix
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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Déclarations prospectives

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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