January 26, 2012
Reality Check Network Renews Relationship with Equinix to Enable Continued Delivery of 100% Uptime
Emerging Provider of Managed Hosting Benefits from Platform Equinix’s Scalability, Security and Direct Access to Network Carriers
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — January 26, 2012 — Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), a provider of global data center services, today announced that Reality Check Network, a provider of managed hosting services, will continue to leverage its presence within the Equinix International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data centers to deliver high-end managed hosting services including virtualization, storage, load balancing, VPN and CDN. Since joining Platform Equinix™ in 2008, Reality Check Network has drawn upon the standardization, consistency and network connectivity within the Equinix IBX data centers in New York and Silicon Valley to significantly grow its North American customer base and ensure it delivers on its promise of 100 percent uptime for its hosting customers. Reality Check Network has also opened a storefront in the Equinix Marketplace™ to promote and sell its services to the more than 4,000 potential customers that are on Platform Equinix.
As part of Equinix’s growing ecosystem of more than 800 cloud and IT service providers, Reality Check Network offers managed hosting solutions and powerful dedicated servers that are backed by unparalleled network, server, and application support. Originally launched in 2003, the company delivers proven solutions for some of the most demanding hosting needs, including highly available websites, PCI-compliant e-commerce sites, SaaS platforms, and virtualization. Reality Check Network also offers load balancing and firewall security as well as network storage and CDN services, in highly available configurations.
“At Reality Check Network, our number one goal is to ensure 100 percent uptime for our customers. In order to achieve that, it is crucial that our data center service provider offer the stability, security and compliance necessary for us to follow through on that promise,” said Ben Uretsky, CEO of Reality Check Network. “We specifically chose to work with Equinix because of the company’s superior stability and scalability. In the many years we have been with Equinix, we have never experienced any outages. In addition, the company’s unparalleled network connectivity enables us to reach any network provider within the Equinix ecosystem. Equinix also has the global reach we need as we expand our business both nationally and worldwide.”
“As more and more companies look to partners such as Reality Check Network to provide a vast array of hosting solutions in a secure and high-performance manner, it’s imperative that hosting providers can adapt to customers’ needs in a dynamic and secure environment,” said Vince DiMemmo, general manager of global cloud and IT services at Equinix. “We are thrilled to help a company like Reality Check Network, along with our other partners in the cloud and hosting space, achieve success in delivering performance-optimized solutions.”
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. Platform Equinix connects more than 4,000 enterprises, cloud, digital content and financial companies including more than 680 network service providers to help them grow their businesses, improve application performance and protect their vital digital assets. Equinix operates in 38 strategic markets across the Americas, EMEA 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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