Profile: Equinix Inc (EQIX.OQ)
1 May 2015
Equinix, Inc., incorporated on June 22, 1998, is a networking company. The Company engages in connecting businesses to their customers and partners inside networked data centers. Platform Equinix combines a footprint of International Business Exchange (IBX) data centers, interconnection opportunities, and ecosystems. The Company provides data center offerings primarily comprised of colocation, interconnection solutions and managed IT infrastructure services. Colocation and Related Offerings, IBX data centers provide customers with environments necessary for optimum Internet commerce interconnection as well as offer Cabinets for colocating their networking, server and storage equipment, Power for AC and DC power circuits with amperages and phases, and IBXflex to deploy mission-critical operations personnel and equipment. Interconnection Solutions, enable scalable, interconnection and traffic exchange between customers. Managed IT Infrastructure Services, provide multi-network management and outsourced IT services.
Colocation and Related Offerings
Within the Company’s IBX data centers, customers can place their equipment and interconnect with a choice of networks and other business partners. The Company also provides customized solutions for customers looking to package IBX offerings as part of their complex solutions. The Company’s colocation offerings include: Cabinets, Power, and IBXflex. Cabinets, offers colocating networking, server and storage equipment and can place the equipment in shared and private cages as well as customize their space. Power, offer both AC and DC power circuits at amperages and phases customized to customer’s individual power requirement as well as metered power in certain markets. IBXflex, allows customers to deploy mission-critical operations personnel and equipment on-site at IBX data centers as well as used as a disaster recovery point for customers’ business and operations personnel.
The Company’s interconnection solutions enable interconnection and traffic exchange between the Company’s customers. The interconnection solutions are either on a one-to-one basis with direct cross connects or one-to-many through Equinix Exchange solutions. The Company expects to continue to develop additional solutions in the area of traffic exchange that will allow customers to leverage the critical mass of networks, cloud services providers, and many important financial services and e-commerce industry leaders available in IBX data centers. The Company offers Physical Cross Connect and Direct Interconnections, Equinix Internet Exchange, Equinix Metro Connect, Internet Connectivity Services, and Ethernet Exchange Services.
Managed IT Infrastructure Services
The Company offers multi-network management and other outsourced IT services, including: Professional Services and Smart Hands Services. Professional Services, offers Internet and telecommunications services IBX data centers to perform installations of customer equipment and cabling. Smart Hands Services, enables customers to access IBX data center for tasks such as equipment rebooting and power cycling, card swapping and performing emergency equipment replacement.
The Company competes with AT&T, CenturyLink, COLT, CyrusOne, Level 3 Communications, NTT, Verizon Business, CoreSite, Global Switch, Interxion, Telecity Group, Telehouse, Telx, Digital Realty Trust, DuPont Fabros Technology, e-Shelter, Sentrum, NaviSite, Rackspace, SunGard, and Verizon Terremark.
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