June 11, 2008
Equinix Financial eXchange to showcase at JWG-IT's Frankfurt-based THE FORUM, Monday 16th June, Le Meridien Parkhotel, Frankfurt
Equinix Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the leading global provider of network-neutral datacentres and Internet exchange services, will showcase its network of Equinix Financial eXchange community offering at JWG-IT's �THE FORUM' event at the Le Méridien Parkhotel in Frankfurt on 16 June 2008.
�THE FORUM' will focus on clarifying the agenda for EU principles-based regulation in the post-MiFID environment, and its conference agenda aims to discuss what buy-side and sell-side organisations need to do to ensure they are still in a winning position five years after the passage of MiFID. This is the second in a series of pan-European industry conferences, with further events to follow in Paris, Madrid and Milan.
Equinix will platform its network of global Equinix Financial eXchange communities at the event - which now include Frankfurt, London and Paris in Europe as well as Chicago and New York in the United States.
Equinix Financial eXchange is a community of common interest, consisting of capital market participants such as execution venues, buy and sell side firms, market data providers, technology utilities and network service providers, that locate operations within Equinix data centers in order to implement a high-performance, low latency connectivity infrastructure within a neutral environment. Equinix customers can directly exchange data within the same physical location with strategic partners, customers and vendors, providing solutions for their multi-network connectivity and high-performance data center needs.
Launched in 2003, Equinix Financial eXchange now extends to hundreds of members and is available in Equinix IBX centers located in the Chicago, New York, Frankfurt, Paris and London areas.
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Equinix is the leading global provider of network-neutral data center and interconnection services, offering premium colocation, traffic exchange and outsourced IT infrastructure solutions. Global enterprises, content companies, systems integrators and network service providers look to Equinix Internet Business Exchange (IBX®) centers for world-class reliability and network diversity. Equinix IBX centers serve as critical, core hubs for IP networks and Internet operations worldwide. With 39 IBX centers located in 18 strategic markets across North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific, Equinix enables customers to reliably operate their mission-critical infrastructure on a global basis.