HONG KONG – January 29, 2019 – Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company, today announced that Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) has selected an Equinix International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data center in Hong Kong to further enhance the resiliency of its corporate IT infrastructure.
Hong Kong is one of the world’s leading international financial centers, and ranked third in the Global Financial Centre Index 2018. Equinix IBX data centers provide high quality colocation services, whilst maintaining compliance with complex regulatory requirements, meeting HKEX’s ongoing demand for IT infrastructure scalability, responsiveness and stability to support its growth strategy.
“The financial services sector remains an important economic pillar in Hong Kong. We are honored to collaborate with HKEX and be part of its service enhancement journey, as it seeks to address the demands of today’s customers and maintain its global competitiveness. Equinix will continue to play an integral role in fueling the growth of the financial sector in the city by providing leading colocation facilities and offering the highest levels of data center security and operational reliability.”
“Through the use of Equinix, we are confident that our corporate network and services will have the scalability and responsiveness needed to support our IT strategy and growth ambitions. We are now able to better plan resources and have eliminated capacity restrictions to become more cost-effective and competitive.”
Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX) connects the world’s leading businesses to their customers, employees and partners inside the most-interconnected data centers. In 52 markets worldwide, Equinix is where companies come together to realize new opportunities and accelerate their business, IT and cloud strategies. Equinix.hk
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 data 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 filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In particular, see recent Equinix 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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