CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION OF
a Delaware corporation
(Pursuant to Sections 242 and 245
of the Delaware General Corporation Law)
Equinix, Inc., a corporation organized and existing under the General Corporation Law of the State of Delaware (the General
Corporation Law), originally incorporated on June 22, 1998, under the name Quark Communications, Inc.
FIRST: That the name of this corporation is Equinix, Inc.
SECOND: That the Board of Directors duly adopted resolutions proposing to amend and
restate the Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation of this corporation, declaring said amendment and restatement to be advisable and in the best interests of this corporation and its stockholders, and authorizing the appropriate officers
of this corporation to solicit the consent of the stockholders therefor, which resolution setting forth the proposed amendment and restatement is as follows:
RESOLVED, that the Restated Certificate of Incorporation of this corporation, as amended, be amended and restated in its entirety as follows:
The name of the
corporation is Equinix, Inc. (the Corporation).
The address of the registered office of this corporation in the State of Delaware is 15 E. North St., P.O. Box 899, in the City of Dover,
County of Kent. The name of its registered agent at such address is Incorporating Services, Ltd.
The nature of the business or purposes to be conducted or promoted is to engage in any lawful act or activity
for which corporations may be organized under the General Corporation Law of Delaware.
The Corporation is authorized to issue two classes of stock to be designated common stock (Common Stock) and preferred stock (Preferred Stock). The
number of shares of Common Stock authorized to be issued is Three Hundred Million (300,000,000), par value $.001 per share, and the number of shares of Preferred Stock authorized to be issued is Ten Million (10,000,000), par value $0.001 per share.
The Preferred Stock may be issued from time to time in one or more series, without further stockholder approval.
The Board of Directors is hereby authorized, in the resolution or resolutions adopted by the Board of Directors providing for the issue of any wholly unissued series of Preferred Stock, within the limitations and restrictions stated in this Restated
Certificate of Incorporation (the Restated Certificate), to fix or alter the dividend rights, dividend rate, conversion rights, voting rights, rights and terms of redemption (including sinking fund provisions), the redemption price or
prices, and the liquidation preferences of any wholly unissued series of Preferred Stock, and the number of shares constituting any such series and the designation thereof, or any of them, and to increase or decrease the number of shares of any
series subsequent to the issue of shares of that series, but not below the number of shares of such series then outstanding. In case the number of shares of any series shall be so decreased, the shares constituting such decrease shall resume the
status that they had prior to the adoption of the resolution originally fixing the number of shares of such series.
Except as otherwise provided in this Restated Certificate, in furtherance and
not in limitation of the powers conferred by statute, the Board of Directors is expressly authorized to make, repeal, alter, amend and rescind any or all of the Bylaws of the Corporation.
The number of directors of
the Corporation shall be fixed from time to time by a bylaw or amendment thereof duly adopted by the Board of Directors or by the stockholders.
Elections of directors need not be by written ballot unless the
Bylaws of the Corporation shall so provide.
Except as otherwise provided in this Restated Certificate, any action required or permitted to be taken by the stockholders of the Corporation must be effected at an
annual or special meeting of the stockholders of the Corporation, and may not be effected by any consent in writing of such stockholders.
A director of the Corporation shall not be personally liable to the Corporation or its stockholders for monetary damages for breach of fiduciary duty as a director, except
for liability (i) for any breach of the directors duty of loyalty to the Corporation or its stockholders, (ii) for acts or omissions not in good faith or which involve intentional misconduct or a knowing violation of law, (iii) under Section
174 of the Delaware General Corporation Law, or (iv) for any transaction from which the director derived any improper personal benefit. If the Delaware General Corporation Law is amended after approval by the stockholders of this Article to
authorize corporate action further eliminating or limiting the personal liability of directors then the liability of a director of the Corporation shall be eliminated or limited to the fullest extent permitted by the Delaware General Corporation Law
as so amended.
Any repeal or modification of the foregoing provisions of this Article IX by the stockholders of
the Corporation shall not adversely affect any right or protection of a director of the Corporation existing at the time of, or increase the liability of any director of this Corporation with respect to any acts or omissions of such director
occurring prior to, such repeal or modification.
In addition to any vote of the holders of any class or series of the stock of this Corporation required by law or by this Restated Certificate, the affirmative vote of
the holders of a majority of the voting power of all of the then outstanding shares of capital stock of the Corporation entitled to vote generally in the election of directors, voting together as a single class, shall be required to amend or repeal
the provisions of ARTICLE I, ARTICLE II, and ARTICLE III of this Restated Certificate. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Certificate of Incorporation or any provision of law which might otherwise permit a lesser vote or no vote, but in
addition to any vote of the holders of any class or series of the stock of this Corporation required by law or by this Restated Certificate, the affirmative vote of the holders of at least sixty-six and two thirds percent (66 2/3%) of the voting power of all of the then outstanding shares of the capital stock of the Corporation entitled to
vote generally in the election of directors, voting together as a single class, shall be required to amend or repeal any provision of this Restated Certificate not specified in the preceding sentence.
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THIRD: The foregoing Restated Certificate of Incorporation has been duly adopted by the Corporations Board of Directors and stockholders in accordance with the applicable provisions of Sections 242 and 245 of the
General Corporation Law of the State of Delaware.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has signed this Certificate this 16th day of
/s/ PETER F. VANCAMP
Peter F. VanCamp