September 4, 2014
MEDIA ALERT: Equinix Announces Attendance at IBC 2014, Amsterdam
LONDON — September 4, 2014 — Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company, today announced details of its presence at IBC 2014 Conference, taking place September 12-16, 2014 at the Amsterdam RAI.
During IBC, the annual event for professionals engaged in the creation, management and delivery of digital media, Rory Murphy, director, Content and Digital Media and Matt George, senior manager, Field Development, Content and Digital Media, Equinix EMEA, will be available to meet with visitors at stand B21 in Hall 3 and discuss how Equinix’s Performance Hub for content and digital media businesses is a key asset in the digital media value chain.
The Equinix Performance Hub™ has been developed in response to the need for media companies to ensure high quality production and distribution of content to consumers on any device at any time and has been built, tested and located in Equinix data centers. By facilitating direct connections to network and cloud providers, Performance Hub enables television and video businesses to swiftly expand and greatly improve performance.
During IBC 2014, Equinix will also be present at the following:
Mobile Video Alliance drinks reception:
When: 5:00 pm CEST, Friday, September 12, 2014
Where: Digital Television Stand (DTG), Hall 5.A09
- A special drinks reception hosted by mobile operator EE and Equinix, the founders of the Mobile Video Alliance, to bringing together a group of companies involved in the true end-to-end mobile video ecosystem.
- The MVA aims to identify, develop and advocate technologies that harmonize the delivery of audio-visual content to mobile devices, with the aim of providing a reliable and enjoyable experience for consumers. The session will address issues around video quality over wireless and mobile networks, fragmentation in the value chain and a range of technical issues such as the evolution of caching and adaptive bit rates.
- The MVA has now moved under the auspices of DTG, the UK industry association for digital television, whose membership includes over 125 companies that drive innovation and growth in the television and technology sectors.
Joint presentation: Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute and Equinix
When: 4:00 – 4:25 pm CEST, Monday, September 15, 2014
Where: IBC Content Everywhere Cloud Solutions, Hall 3
- Join Rory Murphy, director, Content and Digital Media, Equinix and Simon Davies, technical solution professional, Worldwide Azure Team at the IBC Connected World Cloud Solutions Forum, for a free session on how to establish a secure, private, virtual connection from Equinix to Windows Azure to further enhance the security and reliability of cloud computing.
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. 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.