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Strong demand for colocation space in Brazil leads to early completion of phase III of SP2
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and SAO PAULO, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company, today announced that ALOG Data Centers of Brazil S.A., a Platform Equinix™ Company, has completed phase III of its second Sao Paulo (SP2) International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data center. This expansion was completed one month ahead of schedule due to strong demand from enterprise and cloud computing customers looking to reduce IT infrastructure costs, extend their global reach and connect with new customers and partners on Platform Equinix™.
Today, Equinix also announced that it has completed the acquisition of ALOG. To read the full press release, visit: Equinix Completes Acquisition of ALOG; Integrates Data Centers into Platform Equinix.
Highlights / Key Facts
ALOG Data Centers of Brazil is a leading carrier-neutral data center provider in Brazil and serves approximately 1,000 customers across its two data centers in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. ALOG's name comes from the Italian word Aloggiare, which means to host, to shelter.
ALOG's 410 qualified professionals provide co-location and related services. The company follows ITIL orientations and has assured quality by a management system certified with ISO 9001:2008. ALOG also received the SAS70 level II seal. More information about ALOG is available at www.alog.com.br/index_enUS.asp.
Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), connects more than 4,500 companies directly to their customers and partners inside the world's most networked data centers. Today, businesses leverage the Equinix interconnection platform in 32 strategic markets across the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific. http://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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