|[December 10, 2012]
ChinaNetCenter Enters U.S. Marketplace via Platform Equinix
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX),
the global interconnection and data center company, today announced that ChinaNetCenter,
a leading CDN and IDC (News - Alert) services provider in China, has joined Platform
Equinix™ to expand its service delivery into the United
States. The company deployed a content delivery network (CDN) node in
Equinix's (News - Alert) Los Angeles International Business Exchange™ (IBX®)
data center, LA1, to serve as a hub from which it can provide its CDN
and Internet data center (IDC) services.
Highlights / Key Facts
From broadcasting and television to enterprise and government,
ChinaNetCenter's customers span various industries, each with
different and often changing bandwidth and security requirements. By
working with Equinix, ChinaNetCenter can take advantage of
carrier-neutral and carrier-dense data center facilities, as well as a
thriving business ecosystem to optimize and extend its services
Equinix IBX data centers offer more than 900 public and private
networks to choose from, giving ChinaNetCenter greater choice and
flexibility in terms of how it delivers customer content. This means
that regardless of an end user's equipment or location, they'll have
fast and secure access to ChinaNetCenter customers' websites.
As a leadng CDN and IDC provider in China, ChinaNetCenter serves more
than 2,000 customers, including Huawei (News - Alert), ZTE, Audi and Baidu. Over the
last 10 years, the company's CDN services have supported a number of
major events, including the English Premier League in 2011, both the
World Cup and the Shanghai Expo in 2010, and the Olympic Games in
2008. ChinaNetCenter's relationship with Equinix will help the company
continue to deliver massive volumes of traffic for content owners.
David Liu, vice president, ChinaNetCenter:
"To remain a CDN and IDC leader in China, it's critical for
ChinaNetCenter to utilize high-quality data center resources so that we
can better serve our customers worldwide. By choosing to work with
Equinix, we now have the agility we need to meet growing customer
demands. Equinix provides consistent, reliable and extensible service to
us, which is fundamental to our business development."
Poole, general manager of Global Networks and Mobility,
"ChinaNetCenter is a classic example of a company that is fully
leveraging the global marketplace inside Platform Equinix to unlock new
revenue streams. By positioning itself in key network traffic hubs and
population centers, the company can host applications close to end
users, helping improve the performance of its CDN and IDC services
anywhere in the world."
Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Shanghai, ChinaNetCenter (Wangsu
Science & Technology Co., Ltd.) is the leading provider of professional
CDN & IDC services in China. ChinaNetCenter currently serves more than
2,000 clients, supporting their portals, online-games, videos,
E-business and more. ChinaNetCenter owns the licenses on trans-province
value added services (ICD, ISP) issued by the Ministry of Industry and
Information Technology of the People's Republic of China. As the first
listed company in CDN & IDC field in China, the company successfully
completed its IPO in Shenzhen Stock Exchange in October 2009. More
information about ChinaNetCenter products and services can be found at www.chinanetcenter.com.
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 30 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.
Equinix and IBX are registered trademarks of Equinix, Inc.
International Business Exchange is a trademark of Equinix, Inc.
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