SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA — December 9, 2010 — Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:EQIX, news, filings), a provider of global data centre services, today announced that Harbour IT, a leading information technology services company providing infrastructure, managed services, and cloud computing solutions, is expanding its presence within Equinix’s Sydney International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data centre to satisfy increasing customer demand for its cloud offering.
“We made the decision to increase our cloud capability due to growing demand,” said Adam Simpson, national cloud services manager at Harbour IT. “Harbour IT offers customers a choice - a reliable cloud-based Infrastructure as a Service as well as support for stand-alone systems and equipment on a cloud platform.”
Harbour IT selected Equinix because of its reliable and secure data centre facilities that enable the delivery of highly available services to end-users.
“Harbour IT’s presence within our cloud ecosystem, including more than 50 networks and interconnection services in Sydney, optimises performance and creates opportunity to sell their solutions to a diverse range of Equinix customers,” commented Darren Mann, managing director, Equinix Australia. “Platform Equinix provides the global presence, network density, and direct marketplace community that delivers an optimised end-user experience.”
About Harbour IT
Harbour IT provides technology solutions to organisations large and small. They utilise superior people, processes and technology to provide clients with tailored solutions that will increase operational efficiencies, competitiveness and productivity.
Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ: EQIX) connects businesses with partners and customers around the world through a global platform of high performance data centres, containing dynamic ecosystems and the broadest choice of networks. More than 3,100 enterprises, cloud, digital content and financial companies connect to more than 600 network service providers and rely on Platform Equinix to grow their business, improve application performance and protect their vital digital assets. Equinix operates in 35 strategic markets across North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific and continually invests in expanding its platform to power customer growth.
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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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