Thursday, December 1, 2011

Cable&Wireless Worldwide Leverages Platform Equinix to Expand into Hong Kong and Tokyo

Strengthens its global network infrastructure for enterprise customers in Asia

HONG KONG, CHINA — December 1, 2011 — Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), a provider of global data center services, today announced that Cable&Wireless Worldwide has strengthened its market reach to Hong Kong and Tokyo with Platform Equinix ™. By establishing network points-of-presence in Equinix’s Hong Kong and Tokyo International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data centers, Cable&Wireless Worldwide can now directly offer its network services to multinational corporations in Asia Pacific. C&W Worldwide already leverages Platform Equinix in Chicago, London, New York, Paris, Singapore, Sydney, Washington DC and Zurich.

C&W Worldwide delivers a range of high quality managed voice, data and IP-based services and applications to large enterprises, connecting businesses all over the world. By leveraging Platform Equinix, C&W Worldwide can expand its network coverage for existing customers and access new ones located in Equinix’s data centers. In addition, Equinix’s customer base of multinational enterprises in Hong Kong and Tokyo can now access a full range of services from C&W Worldwide and connect directly to its network for secure and cost-efficient global connectivity.

“As a leader in mission critical communications, we provide our enterprise customers with premium network connectivity and services,” said Mr Gavin Tait, Director, Network Planning and Implementation, Asia, for Cable&Wireless Worldwide. “Extending our relationship with Equinix in Hong Kong and Tokyo represents our continued commitment to expanding our next-generation network capabilities to service multinational companies as they expand and grow their businesses in Asia. Platform Equinix also gives us access to a rich ecosystem of customers, which provides us with immediate opportunities to grow, while continuing to optimise our customers’ experience.”

“Our extensive relationship with Cable&Wireless Worldwide is testament to the value of our global platform for enabling network service providers to easily expand their service reach to access new revenue opportunities,” said Andrew Oon, business development director, networks & content, Equinix Asia-Pacific. “Cable&Wireless Worldwide is a valuable addition to our carrier-neutral platform, which offers Equinix customers a broad choice of best-in-class network providers to meet their telecommunications needs.”

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