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Emerging cloud hosting startup selects Platform Equinix in Singapore as part of strategic regional development
SINGAPORE — May 6, 2014 — Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company, today announced that DigitalOcean has chosen one of its International Business ExchangeTM (IBX®) data centers in Singapore (SG2) to support its expansion into the Asia-Pacific market. This deployment will allow the company to provide its existing customers with greater access to the Asian market and offer its cloud infrastructure to the growing developer community in the region. DigitalOcean is currently deployed in Equinix's data centers in New York, San Francisco, and Amsterdam.
The company offers a seamless experience for developers by providing reliable solid state drive (SSD) cloud server infrastructure and simplified application programming interfaces. The company's innovative approach and rapid scalability is a prime example of high-tech startups that local entrepreneurs have been encouraged to emulate. By collaborating with Equinix, DigitalOcean can expand its international presence in a key emerging region and tap into new growth opportunities in markets including Australia, India, Southeast Asia and Japan.
Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), connects more than 4,500 companies directly to their customers and partners inside the world's most networked data centers. Today, businesses leverage the Equinix interconnection platform in 32 strategic markets across the Americas, EMEA and Asia- Pacific. www.equinix.com.
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.
DigitalOcean and its Developer Cloud simplify modern app creation for new generations of developers — from individual developers to startups and SMBs. Its infrastructure and platform-as-a-service (IaaS and PaaS) solutions provide a "no DevOps required" experience, allowing developers to focus their energy on creating innovative software. By combining the power of simplicity, love for the developer community, an obsession for customer service, and the advantages of open source, DigitalOcean brings software development within technical and economic reach of anyone around the world. For more information, visit digitalocean.com or follow @digitalocean on Twitter.