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Equinix to Host Schwab Services in Its Internet Business Exchange(TM) Centers

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), creator and operator of the only neutral Internet Business Exchange(TM) (IBX(TM)) centers, today announced that Charles Schwab & Co., Inc., the nation's fourth largest financial services company, will outsource a portion of its global financial online service facilities and network operations in Equinix IBX centers located in the Washington, D.C. and the Silicon Valley areas.

Equinix IBX centers enable Internet companies to quickly, easily, and privately interconnect with a choice of business partners and customers, providing them with the flexibility, speed, and adaptability they need to accelerate business growth, and improve Internet performance.

About Equinix

Equinix designs, builds and operates neutral IBX(TM) centers (Internet Business Exchange(TM) centers) which provide e-commerce companies, content providers and ASPs with the power to choose from a wide variety of Internet partners. These centers facilitate the growth of the Internet and serve as the core of IP network interconnection for the 21st century. Equinix IBX centers are designed from the ground up to offer content providers, ASPs, and e-commerce companies with service delivery, availability of bandwidth from multiple networks, scalable interconnection, complete neutrality and multi-level physical security. ISPs, carriers and site performance management companies have access to the services and customers they require to build and expand their businesses. Equinix customers include AT&T, Cable & Wireless, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc., EYT (formerly Ernst & Young Technologies), IBM, InterNAP, Loudcloud, NorthPoint Communications, Ogilvy & Mather, StorageNetworks, Inc., and WorldCom. For more information, please visit the company's Web site at www.equinix.com.

"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: This release may contain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties relating to Equinix. These statements may differ materially from actual future events or results. Readers are referred to the documents filed by Equinix with the SEC, specifically the recent filing on Form S-1, which identifies important risk factors that could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, including among other things, risks relating to Equinix's future growth opportunities. SOURCE Equinix, Inc.

CONTACT: Maureen O'Brien of Equinix, Inc., 650-316-6043, or mobrien@equinix.com; or David Fonkalsrud of Stirling & Karbo, Inc., 650-340-2867, or dlfonk@aol.com, for Equinix, Inc./