Equinix to Cut Ribbon at ITW 5K Charity Run
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company, announced today that Sara Baack, CMO, will be cutting the starting line ribbon at the International Telecom Week’s annual 5K run, taking place on Wednesday, May 15 in Chicago. Baack will be joined by iBasis’s CEO, Willem Offerhaus, at the starting line festivities.
Proceeds from the run benefit Télécoms Sans Frontières (TSF), the world’s leading nonprofit organization in emergency telecommunications, whose aim is to set up critical communications facilities in conflict and national disaster zones around the world.
Capacity Media organizes this run with TSF at other shows worldwide, but this is the first year that they are bringing the event to the United States and to ITW.
Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), connects more than 4,000 companies directly to their customers and partners inside the world’s most networked data centers. Today, businesses leverage the Equinix interconnection platform in 31 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.
Melissa Neumann, +1 650-598-6098
GolinHarris for Equinix
Liam Rose, +1 415-318-4380
Source: Equinix, Inc.
Released May 13, 2013