Resilient operations and access to Tier-1 service providers are key factors in Cineteck’s choice
Paris, France, April 28, 2010 – Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:EQIX, news, filings), a provider of global data center services, has today announced that Cineteck France, a specialist in website hosting for enterprises and individuals, has chosen to host its Web and application servers in a private cage at Equinix’s International Business Exchange (IBX®) data center (PA2) located in Saint-Denis, in the suburbs of Paris, France. By locating business-critical infrastructure at the PA2 data center, Cineteck France can now directly interconnect with many of France’s leading telecom and service providers, enabling the hosting specialist to sign Internet access and private network contracts at highly competitive rates. Cineteck France has also chosen Equinix due to its aggressive expansion program, which means it is ideally placed to match Cineteck France’s 2010 plans to grow its own hosting operations.
Based in Rodez, France, Cineteck France delivers dedicated and shared hosting solutions to SMEs, Web agencies and individuals. The company also offers platforms to host collaborative applications such as ERP, groupware and CRM solutions. In order to safeguard its equipment as well as provide high quality and highly available services to its customers, Cineteck France decided to entrust its infrastructure to Equinix, benefiting from remote monitoring and administration, and, at the same time, capitalizing on Equinix’s established community of network providers.
“At Cineteck France, we are focused on ensuring that our customers are satisfied and our commitments honoured,” explains Jean-Luc Montjaux, general manager, Cineteck France. “We selected Equinix for its top-quality operations in terms of design, energy savings, redundant architecture, and the presence of all the major service providers as customers. The grouping of Tier-1 carriers in a single data center is a definite advantage. This helped us negotiate optimum rates for our Internet access and private network by benchmarking suppliers, and allowed us to choose the connectivity solution that best met our requirements, in this case, fiber optic. Our collaboration with Equinix has proven very satisfactory to date.”
Equinix’s IBX data centers offer premier levels of physical security, power availability and savings, as well as infrastructure flexibility. All European data centers are ISO 9001/2008 certified, a quality standard known globally and supported by the International Standards Organization.
Equinix’s interconnection solutions take advantage of the presence of all top-tier networks within their IBX® data centers. These solutions enable more efficient and reliable data exchange between companies and their customers, and facilitate network scalability to seamlessly meet enterprises growing needs.
“We are very happy to be a trusted partner for Cineteck France,” says Michel Brignano, General Manager, Equinix in France. “Organizations, regardless of their size or growth requirements, can depend on our services as they are designed with excellence, choice, flexibility, scalability and affordability in mind.”
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 51 International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) and partner data centres across 19 markets in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific.
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About Cineteck France
Cineteck France offers Web hosting solutions to corporations and individuals, on public and private networks. Cineteck serves a customer base located all over the world and has offices in Europe (France) and in North America (Montreal, Canada).
Equinix Media Contact (France)
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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 centres 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 centres; 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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