Equinix Awarded ISO 27001 Certification For All UK Data Centers

November 29, 2010 by  

Web Host ServicesLONDON, UK — Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), a provider of global data center services, today announced that it has received ISO 27001 certification for all five of its International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data centers in the UK. Awarded to companies whose business processes conform to strict international standards, the ISO 27001 accreditation validates Equinix’s commitment to protecting customers’ valuable information assets by maintaining the most stringent procedures governing security, resilience and business continuity.

Equinix received the ISO accreditation for its compliance with The International Organization for Standardization’s code of practice for information security management systems. In order to achieve certification, all aspects of Equinix’s UK operations underwent a rigorous audit by an independent agency, assessing operating resources, personnel, physical security, communications and operations procedures, access management, system and software development, maintenance, business continuity planning and legal compliance.

“Equinix is committed to supporting its customers’ mission-critical operations whilst meeting recognized and acclaimed best practice security procedures,” says Russell Poole, General Manager of Equinix United Kingdom. “Achieving ISO 27001 certification, together with Equinix’s stringent service level agreements, provides Equinix customers with added reassurance about the resilience of their outsourced operations.”

About Equinix
Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ: EQIX) connects businesses with partners and customers around the world through a global platform of high performance data centers, containing dynamic ecosystems and the broadest choice of networks. More than 3,100 enterprises, cloud, digital content and financial companies connect to more than 600 network service providers and rely on Platform Equinix to grow their business, improve application performance and protect their vital digital assets. Equinix operates in 35 strategic markets across North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific and continually invests in expanding its platform to power customer growth.

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