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The Global Platform for Digital Business: EquinixHelp Companies Drive Competitive Advantage With Interconnection For Success In The Digital Economy


In this technology-driven era, your business possibilities have no limits and neither should your IT. Your customers, employees,and partners are dispersed over more geographic locations, processing more data, using a multitude of devices and expecting more than ever. To succeed, you need to build your digital infrastructure where it can scale to match your opportunities.

Equinix connects the world's leading businesses to their customers, employees, and partners inside the world's most connected data centers in 52 markets across five continents. In the United States, Equinix operates data centers in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, Seattle, Silicon Valley, and Washington D.C.

Equinix is where companies come together to realize new opportunities and accelerate their business, IT and cloud strategies. In a digital economy where enterprise business models are increasingly interdependent, interconnection is essential to success and Equinix operates the only global interconnection platform, sparking new opportunities that are only possible when companies come together.

“At Equinix, we believe in the power of interconnection,” says Charles J. Meyers, CEO of Equinix. “The rise of digital business is inspiring innovative commerce and collaboration models and whole new ways of competing. Interconnection makes it all happen. It puts everything within reach.”

Equinix Products & Services: Build here. Go anywhere.

The global platform for digital business is physically and virtually integrated around the world, enabling you to reach everywhere, interconnect everyone and integrate everything.

  • Interconnection and Connectivity: Get on-demand, direct private access to more 9,500 companies, including 1,600+ networks and 2,750+ cloud & IT providers.
  • International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) Data Centers and Colocation: Equinix IBX data centers and colocation services help you safeguard mission-critical data with the highest levels of security and operational reliability.
  • Equinix Performance Hub™: Equinix Performance Hub can help you achieve transformative levels of IT flexibility and efficiency, accelerating not only application and network performance but also business performance.
  • Equinix Data Hub™: Equinix Data Hub allows enterprises to build a globally-optimized data platform which enables them to implement cloud storage, big data analytics, data replication,and data protection.
  • Equinix SmartKey™: Learn more about Equinix SmartKey, a global SaaS-based, secure key management and cryptography service offered on cloud-neutral Platform Equinix™, which simplifies data protection across any cloud architecture.
  • IBX SmartView™: Operational visibilities like you’ve never seen before. IBX SmartView gathers data from your IBX footprint and gives you a seamless window into your operating environment.
  • Professional Services: Equinix Professional Services provides practical guidance and proven solutions to help you optimize and future-proof your data center architecture.
  • Equinix Marketplace™: Find solutions and make connections with Equinix Marketplace. This tool allows you to connect to and communicate with its rich customer and partner ecosystems so you can power your growth.
  • Customer Support: The Equinix IBX data center staffs of engineers, technicians and customer care specialists offer onsite technical and logistical support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

The Best-Of-Breed Solutions

From content and application delivery and cloud infrastructure to disaster recovery and WAN optimization, Equinix offers innovative solutions for businesses and organizations across a range of industries.

Application & Content Acceleration

Accelerate and scale your content and application delivery with Equinix Performance Hub™ solutions and Equinix Cloud Exchange Fabric™ in its global IBX® data centers, and achieve the transformative IT flexibility and efficiency you need to increase content and application performance.

Cloud Infrastructure

Whether you’re interested in public, private, or hybrid cloud services, Equinix has 200+ data center locations and the solutions to help your cloud services meet the most exacting performance requirements in the most efficient way.

Disaster Recovery

Equinix provides the interconnection to protect your business during a crisis or expedite its recovery in the aftermath. From Equinix’sbusiness continuity trading rooms and cloud-based recovery solutions to its durable architecture and expert professional services team, it has the solutions you need to keep your business running.

WAN Optimization

Equinix gives you the interconnections and connectivity solutions you need to develop future-proof, next-generation corporate networks and WANs. The company can help you build a more expandable, responsive and cost-effective WAN infrastructure, and it provides direct and secure access to one of the industry’s largest cloud customer and service provider ecosystems.


“We conducted a thorough selection process among the leading colocation vendors in Rio de Janeiro, and Equinix, in addition to better meeting our needs, also had a data center and service infrastructure with a high level of security and availability.”

  • Guilherme Cruz, CIO, Wilson Sons Group

“Equinix is a critical part of the equation for ensuring we can run a profitable business while pursuing new market opportunities.”

  • David Ratner, COO, SEVEN Networks

“Our relationship with Equinix is based on a sound partnership that facilitates our international development, especially in terms of our infrastructures. Our partnership will be strengthened even further in the Chinese market.”

  • Matthieu Blumberg, Engineering Director for Infrastructure, Criteo

Meet the Leader

Charles J. Meyers, President & Chief Executive Officer: Charles J. Meyers joined Equinix in 2010 as President, Equinix. Mr. Meyers then served as the Chief Operating Officer at Equinix, where he led the Global Sales, Marketing, Operations,and Customer Success teams. For the past year, he was President, Strategy, Services,and Innovation (SSI) leading Equinix’s strategic business teams including Corporate Strategy, Technology Innovation, and Product Management and Engineering.

Mr. Meyers has built a distinguished 25-year career in the high-tech industry. Before joining Equinix, Mr. Meyers served as Group President at Verisign where he led a P&L portfolio including the company’s Security, Communications and Mobile Messaging businesses. Prior to Verisign, Mr. Meyers held various executive positions at Level 3 Communications, including Group Vice President of Global Marketing, President of IP and Data Services, and Senior Vice President, Softswitch Services. During his tenure, Mr. Meyers helped Level 3 emerge as a premier global provider of Internet and VoIP services.

Mr. Meyers earned dual master’s degrees from Northwestern University’s J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management and McCormick Graduate School of Engineering. He also holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Colorado.