WARSAW, Poland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 5, 2017--
Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection
and data centre company, today announces the appointment of Robert Busz
as Managing Director for Poland. Equinix arrived in Poland in January
2016 as the result of the company’s acquisition of TelecityGroup, which
included two data centres in Warsaw and the PLIX, the leading Internet
Exchange in Poland. Recognizing the growth and potential of the Polish
market, Equinix recently completed expansion of its second facility in
Warsaw. Work is also underway to expand the PLIX to meet the
requirements of key participants.
With almost 20 years of experience in management and business
development within telecommunications and data management organisations,
Robert will use his knowledge to drive Equinix’s commercial growth in
Poland. In his new role, Robert will be responsible for implementing
Poland’s local strategy and direction, building on the strength of
Equinix’s commercial and operational success at EMEA and global levels.
Robert has played an integral role in Poland’s telecommunications and
network operations industries since 1999 and has years of experience in
developing local strategies that enhance global corporate objectives.
Most recently, he was Sales Director for CEE, Russia and CIS at the
American telecommunications and internet service provider, Level 3
Communications. Prior to that, Robert was Sales Development Director CEE
at Swedish telecoms multinational, TeliaSonera International, now Telia
Eric Schwartz, President of Equinix EMEA said: “Poland has a strong,
vibrant economy and is an attractive location for foreign direct
investment. We see great potential for Equinix in Poland and Robert is
the best person to lead our Polish operation to new heights. His
experience in the global telecommunications industry also positions him
well to engage with customers in Poland to support their global
operations around the world. We are excited to have Robert join our
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Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX) connects the world’s leading businesses to
their customers, employees and partners inside the most interconnected
data centers. In 40 markets across five continents, Equinix is where
companies come together to realize new opportunities and accelerate
their business, IT and cloud strategies. 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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