When our founders started Equinix in 1998, they envisioned a place where the information-driven world could grow and thrive. They wanted to ensure the vitality of the digital economy at a time when the Internet was revolutionizing the way businesses shared information—and exceeding its capacity for growth. Now, as we move into the interconnected era, Equinix is protecting, connecting and powering the digital economy by bringing more companies across 40 markets on five continents.
Equinix founders, Jay Adelson and Al Avery, had a vision that the best way to improve security and reduce latency along the digital value chain was to shorten the distance between end points. So they built carrier-neutral data centers where networks could directly interconnect to exchange and scale internet traffic.
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We constantly evaluate the energy efficiency of our data centers and we’re quick to adopt proven energy-saving technologies or techniques on a global scale. Every Equinix data center uses technology and techniques that reduce its environmental footprint. Our data centers meet global environmental and energy management standards, and our worldwide headquarters in California’s Silicon Valley has earned LEED® Gold Certification.
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The Equinix Partner Program is a rich ecosystem of top providers that deliver solutions that precisely meet your needs—whether it's a public, private or hybrid cloud solution. Join the program or learn how to leverage our partners to gain a competitive advantage.
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Our management team leads by example. We focus on finding new ways to bring innovation, leadership and quality to the work we do every day. Since the company's beginnings, we have sought to transform the industry, to do exceptional things, to move quickly and decisively to take full advantage of the breakthrough technologies and deliver on emerging needs. This is the essence of our mission to enhance people's lives through digital storage anytime, anywhere.
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Equinix's objective is to be the interconnection platform for the world's leading businesses. Our purpose is to protect, connect and power the digital economy through our data centers and network connectivity, colocation and professional services, and our portfolio of advanced interconnection solutions. Equinix's primary financial goals are to maximize earnings and cash flow, and to allocate capital toward growth initiatives that will drive long-term shareholder value.
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At Equinix, we're always breaking new ground in the information-driven world. As we continue to expand, we are committed to finding the best and the brightest minds in the industry. We realize that our success depends on the talents of our people. If you thrive in an exciting, fast-paced environment and wish to be a part of a visionary, industry-leading company, then we'd love to have you on our team.
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