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January 30, 2018

Equinix Announces Tax Treatment of 2017 Distributions

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jan. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company, today announced the tax treatment for all 2017 distributions on its common stock.













Form 1099

Form 1099

Form 1099











Record Date

Payment Date

Total
Distribution
(per share)

Box 1a Ordinary
Taxable
Dividend
(per share)

Box 1b
Qualified
Taxable
Dividend 
(per share)

Box 3 Return
of Capital
(per share)


Q1

2/27/2017

3/22/2017

$2.000000

$2.000000

$0.000000

$0.000000


Q2

5/24/2017

6/21/2017

$2.000000

$2.000000

$0.000000

$0.000000


Q3

8/23/2017

9/20/2017

$2.000000

$2.000000

$0.000000

$0.000000


Q4

11/15/2017

12/13/2017

$2.000000

$2.000000

$0.000000

$0.000000


Total



$8.000000

$8.000000

$0.000000

$0.000000










This information has been prepared using the best available information to date. Equinix's federal income tax return for the year ended December 31, 2017, has not yet been filed. Please note that federal tax laws affect taxpayers differently, and we cannot advise you on how distributions should be reported on your federal income tax return. Please also note that state and local taxation of REIT distributions vary and may not be the same as the federal rules. Stockholders are encouraged to consult with their tax advisors as to the specific tax treatment of these distributions.

About Equinix
Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX) connects the world's leading businesses to their customers, employees and partners inside the most interconnected data centers. In 48 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.

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SOURCE Equinix, Inc.

Equinix Media Relations Contacts, Michelle Lindeman, +1 (650) 598-6361, mlindeman@equinix.com; Equinix Investor Relations Contacts, Katrina Rymill, +1 (650) 598-6583, krymill@equinix.com; Chip Newcom, +1 (650) 598-6262, cnewcom@equinix.com