2 November 2007
Equinix wins Deloitte Technology Fast 500 award in Europe
Equinix Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), a provider of network-neutral datacentres and internet exchange services, today announced that it is a winner in the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA 2007 program.
The Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA program recognises technology companies that have achieved the fastest rates of annual revenue growth in Europe, the Middle East and Africa during the past five years.
Companies are ranked on percentage of revenue growth between 2002 and 2006. Equinix was put forward based on the revenues of the recently acquired European datacentre specialist IXEurope. Equinix is now the leading global provider of network-neutral datacentre and interconnection services with 36 datacentres located in 17 strategic markets across North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific.
Guy Willner, President of Equinix in Europe believes that the company's growth is testament to the fact that the company has been built on a sound business plan, with excellence in service delivery, the commitment of its people and the backing of a strong management team.
"Being recognised once again as one of the 500 fastest growing technology companies in Europe is a magnificent achievement for the team,” comments Willner. “With the strength of the global brand behind us, we look forward to this growth continuing as global enterprises, financial services, Internet and network companies turn to Equinix IBX centres for world-class reliability and network diversity.”
League table positions will be announced at the annual Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA Awards Ceremony held at The Landmark Hotel in London on November 26, 2007.
Equinix is the leading global provider of network-neutral datacentre and interconnection services, offering premium colocation, traffic exchange and outsourced IT infrastructure solutions. Global enterprises, content companies, systems integrators and network service providers look to Equinix datacentres for world-class reliability and network diversity. Equinix datacenters serve as critical, core hubs for IP networks and Internet operations worldwide. With 36 datacentres located in 17 strategic markets across North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific, Equinix enables customers to reliably operate their mission-critical infrastructures on a global basis.
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 IXEurope into Equinix; a failure to receive significant revenue from customers in recently built out 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; the results of any litigation relating to past stock option grants and practices; 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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