This summary highlights information contained in or incorporated by reference into this prospectus supplement or the accompanying
prospectus. Because this is only a summary, it does not contain all of the information that may be important to you. For a more complete understanding of our business and financial affairs, we encourage you to read this entire prospectus supplement,
the accompanying prospectus, any related free writing prospectuses, the sections titled Risk Factors, and Managements Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations together with our
consolidated financial statements and the related notes thereto in our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K which is incorporated by reference in this prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus,
and the other documents incorporated by reference in this prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus, before making a decision whether to invest in our common stock.
We connect more
than 9,800 companies directly to their customers and partners inside the worlds most interconnected data centers. Today, businesses leverage the Equinix interconnection platform in 52 strategic markets across the Americas, Asia-Pacific, and
Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
Platform EquinixTM combines a
global footprint of state-of-the-art International Business ExchangeTM
(IBX®) data centers, a variety of interconnection solutions, unique ecosystems and expert support. Together these components accelerate business growth and opportunity for our
customers by securing their infrastructure and applications closer to their people, clouds, locations and data. This enables customers to improve performance with cost-effective and scalable interconnections, work with vendors to deploy new
technologies such as cloud computing, and collaborate with the widest variety of partners and customers to achieve their ambitions.
operate as a real estate investment trust for federal income tax purposes (REIT).
On February 13, 2019, we declared a cash dividend of $2.46 per share, which is payable on March 20, 2019 to our common stockholders
of record as of the close of business on February 27, 2019. Purchasers of shares in this offering will not receive this dividend with respect to shares purchased in this offering.
principal executive offices are located at One Lagoon Drive, Redwood City, CA 94065 and our telephone number is (650) 598-6000. Our website is located at www.equinix.com. Information contained on or accessible
through our website is not part of this prospectus supplement or the accompanying prospectus.