Colocation and Interconnectivity benefits Bloomberg data services and Bloomberg Tradebook customers
NEW YORK, NY and FOSTER CITY, CA — September 28, 2010 — Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:EQIX, news, filings), a provider of global data center services, and Bloomberg, the leading global provider of financial data, news and analytics, today announced a strategic partnership to provide secure and reliable colocation, connectivity choice and interconnection services for Bloomberg’s data services and Bloomberg Tradebook®.
Bloomberg Enterprise Products & Solutions will deploy data services infrastructure in Equinix’s New York and London International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data centers. The partnership provides existing and prospective Bloomberg and Equinix customers located within the Equinix IBX data centers with easy access to Bloomberg’s real time data, B-PIPE® and Event Driven Trading feeds. The partnership will also provide the ability to connect to Bloomberg Tradebook in New York, a leading global agency broker.
“Together, Equinix and Bloomberg deliver a solution that addresses the growing need among global financial markets to securely connect to multiple partners simultaneously,” said John Knuff, general manager, Global Financial Services at Equinix. “Bloomberg’s offerings leverage our global reach in key financial markets, further extending the value of the Equinix financial services ecosystem.”
About Equinix in The Global Financial Markets Equinix provides a neutral meeting place for the world’s leading financial market participants including trading venues, buy and sell side firms, market data providers, technology providers and financial networks; that locate servers and infrastructure within Equinix data centers in order to support highly reliable, low latency connectivity for a broad range of market participants. Learn more at: http://financial.equinix.com.
Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ: EQIX) provides global data center services that ensure the vitality of the information-driven world. Global enterprises, cloud, content and financial companies, and more than 595 network service providers rely upon Equinix to protect and connect their most valued information assets. Equinix operates 90 International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) and partner data centers across 35 metro areas in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Learn more at: http://financial.equinix.com.
For more information on Bloomberg Enterprise Products & Solutions go to http://www.bloomberg.com/hosting. For more information on Bloomberg Tradebook go to http://www.bloombergtradebook.com.
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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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