13 September, 2010
Equinix Receives ISO 27001 Certification for Data Centers in Germany
Dusseldorf, Frankfurt and Munich data centers meet international standard for information security
FRANKFURT, GERMANY — September 13, 2010— Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), a provider of global data center services, today announced that it has successfully completed the external audit for ISO 27001 certification for its eight International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data centers in Germany. The ISO 27001 audit specifies the requirements for establishing, implementing, operating, monitoring, reviewing, maintaining and improving a documented Information Security Management System, taking into account the organization's overall business risks. Conducted by a neutral, independent agency, the audit assesses the operation of a data center as well as all available applications, IT systems, processes and services provided by internal and external employees.
This accreditation verifies that the ISO information security standard is now an integral component of all business processes within Equinix's data centers in Dusseldorf, Frankfurt and Munich, and guarantees the security of all partners and customers' information.
“Equinix designs and builds its IBXs to the highest standard, particularly where security is concerned,” says J�rg Rosengart, Managing Director of Equinix Germany. “We are delighted to receive this certification across all of our data centers in Germany as it demonstrates our commitment to providing robust information security measures that preserve the integrity of our customers' sensitive information.”
Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX) provides global data center services that ensure the vitality of the information-driven world. Global enterprises, cloud, content and financial companies, and more than 595 network service providers rely upon Equinix. The company operates 90 International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) and partner data centers across 35 metro areas in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Learn more at 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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