Platform Equinix to serve growing needs of legal and multinational clients in Asia-Pacific
Tokyo and Hong Kong – July 12, 2011 –Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:EQIX, news, filings), a provider of global data center services, today announced that Catalyst Repository System, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based document repositories for e-discovery and other complex legal matters, has joined Platform Equinix™ in its International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data center in Tokyo (TY2). The expansion enables Catalyst to deliver high levels of performance and optimized customer experience to its growing base of legal clients in Tokyo and throughout the Asia-Pacific region.
Delivered via a secure cloud infrastructure, Catalyst provides scalable multi-lingual document repositories for e-discovery and litigation support. Specializing in multi-language search and review, Catalyst has long supported international law firms and multinational corporations (MNCs) in matters involving complex “JCK” (Japanese, Chinese and Korean) data*.
*"JCK data" pertains to legal documents which are collected, processed and hosted using Catalyst’s platform.
As the amount of electronic information that needs to be accessed and maintained grows, many businesses are exploring new technologies to manage their complex litigation documentation needs. To manage and process these high volumes of data, Catalyst’s cloud-based document repositories leverage a flexible and scalable environment using best-of-breed, high availability infrastructure for performance and security.
“As our operations and the demand for litigation support in Tokyo and Asia-Pacific continue to expand, we need a dedicated deployment in Japan to deliver performance our customers expect,” said John Tredennick, Catalyst’s founder and CEO. “Japan provides exceptional connectivity between Asia and North America and has the strongest data protection laws in Asia-Pacific. Providing both high availability and physical security, Equinix’s data center is the ideal location for our clients’ data in Japan and throughout the region. Its global reach, coupled with bilingual support and local expertise, make our market expansion much easier.”
“Cloud customers like Catalyst leverage our network density to reach new markets, achieve lower latency and access the customer base within our data centers,” said Kei Furuta, managing director of Equinix in Japan. “Catalyst’s clients benefit from Equinix’s industry-leading security, operational procedures as well as the high availability of our Tokyo data centers.”
Catalyst is a leading legal-technology company providing secure, scalable multi-lingual document repositories for electronic discovery, litigation support, and other complex regulatory matters. For over a decade, corporations and their counsel have relied on Catalyst to control litigation costs and make review teams more effective. Our systems and supporting services cover the heart of the litigation lifecycle-from processing and search, to analytics, review, production and trial.
Catalyst’s web-based software has been used by the largest organizations in the world, including five of the world’s 10 largest companies, four of the nation’s 10 largest insurers and 80 of the nation’s 100 largest law firms. For more information about Catalyst, visit: www.catalystsecure.com
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. More than 3,350 enterprises, cloud, digital content and financial companies connect to more than 650 network service providers and rely on Platform Equinix to grow their business, improve application performance and protect their vital digital assets. Equinix operates in 37 strategic markets across the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific and continually invests in expanding its platform to power customer growth. http://www.equinix.com
Equinix and IBX are registered trademarks of Equinix, Inc. International Business Exchange is a trademark of Equinix, Inc.
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.