|TeliaSonera International Carrier Leverages Platform Equinix to Offer IP Network and Managed Services Globally|
LONDON, Jun 08, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq:EQIX), a provider of data center services, today announced that IP network and managed services provided by TeliaSonera International Carrier, a global provider of cross-border IP and managed services, are now available to customers in 25 of its International Business Exchange(TM) (IBX(R)) data centers in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific.
Leveraging Platform Equinix, TeliaSonera's customers can accelerate business growth by safeguarding their infrastructure, and locating their assets and applications close to their target markets. This proximity is particularly important to media and gaming companies, which increasingly need to locate close to their end users in order to speed up content delivery and ensure optimal performance.
Erik Hallberg, President of TeliaSonera International Carrier, said, "As a leading global IP carrier we are conversant with the specific needs and growing requirements of the online content industry for the provision of 'always-on' services, and data centers play a vital role here. Not only does Equinix offer industry leading colocation, power and cooling solutions, its global platform of data centers enables us to easily extend the reach of our best-in-class IP solutions."
"TeliaSonera's services are a welcome addition to our data centers around the globe, offering Equinix customers yet more choice over the networks they can access. TeliaSonera can provide companies with high-performance IP services to gain a competitive edge, especially in industries such as content and digital media, where networks can provide important advantages for application performance," said Eric Schwartz, President of Equinix EMEA.
About TeliaSonera International Carrier
TeliaSonera International Carrier is a global provider of cross-border communication services. We deliver IP, capacity and voice services and we also provide the media, education and online gaming industries with services tailored to their specific needs.
We own and operate more than 43,000 kilometers (27,000 miles) of fiber network, which covers more than 100 points of presence in 35 countries across Europe, the US and Asia.
We are a leading global IP provider - the number one carrier in Europe and winner of 2010 World Communication Awards in the Best Customer Care category.
Visit us at www.teliasoneraic.com
Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX) connects businesses with partners and customers around the world through a global platform of high performance data centers, containing dynamic ecosystems and the broadest choice of networks. More than 3,350 enterprises, cloud, digital content and financial companies connect to more than 650 network service providers and rely on Platform Equinix to grow their business, improve application performance and protect their vital digital assets. Equinix operates in 37 strategic markets across the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific and continually invests in expanding its platform to power customer growth. www.equinix.com
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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