March 19, 2009
Equinix Netherlands Meets Best Practice Management Standard
Amsterdam, Enschede and Zwolle Data Centers All Certified IS0 9001Compliant
AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - March 19, 2009 -- Equinix Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), a provider of global data center services, has announced that its International Business Exchange ™ (IBX®) data center in Amsterdam (AM1) plus its smaller data centers in Enschede (EN1) and Zwolle (ZW1), have all been awarded ISO 9001:2000 certification for their compliance with The International Organization for Standardization's code of practice in recognition of its best practice approach to data center management. All of Equinix's European IBX centers are now ISO 9001:2000 compliant.
The ISO standard sets out a number of requirements that organizations designing, developing, manufacturing or installing products or services must adhere to in order to consistently meet customer expectations. The certification of Dutch operations forms part of Equinix's overall commitment to provide superior quality data center services in all of its European facilities.
Michiel Eielts, the new General Manager of Equinix Netherlands said, “the best thing about our ISO 9001 certification is not just that we have illustrated operational excellence throughout our Equinix Netherlands facilities, but that the whole organization is publicly committed to delivering best-of-breed data center services to all of our customers.”
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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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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