Equinix

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President & CEO

Charles J Meyers

CEO Approval Rating

82/100

Founded:

1998

Status:

PublicIndependent CompanyNASDAQEQIX

EQUINIX TOP COMPETITORS OR ALTERNATIVES

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Rackspace Technology is the top competitor of Equinix. Rackspace Technology is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, and was founded in 1998. Rackspace Technology competes in the Internet Software field. Rackspace Technology generates 41% the revenue of Equinix.

Digital Realty is perceived as one of Equinix's biggest rivals. Digital Realty was founded in Austin, Texas} in 2004. Like Equinix, Digital Realty also operates in the Cloud Computing industry. Compared to Equinix, Digital Realty generates $2B less revenue.

CyrusOne is seen as one of Equinix's top competitors. CyrusOne is a Public company that was founded in Dallas, Texas in 2000. Like Equinix, CyrusOne also works within the Cloud Computing industry. CyrusOne has 6,832 fewer employees vs. Equinix.

Equinix Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$6.2B

Equinix's revenue is the ranked 5th among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 11.7B. Over the last four quarters, Equinix's revenue has grown by 8.6%. Specifically, in Q1 2021's revenue was $1.6B; in Q4 2020, it was $1.6B; in Q3 2020, it was $1.5B; in Q2 2020, Equinix's revenue was $1.5B.

Equinix Acquisitions

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Carrier Neutral Edge Data Center Business, India, GPX Global Systems, Inc.

Aug 2020

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$161M
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Packet Host, Inc.

Jan 2020

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$335M
Packet is a online platform that manages, track and configure physical and bare-metal server systems.

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AMS1 data center business, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Switch Datacenters

Apr 2019

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$34M
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Infomart Dallas

Feb 2018

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$800M
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Metronode

Dec 2017

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$792M
Metronode designs, constructs and operates data centers for financial, government, defense, utilities, IT and telecommuncation sectors.

Equinix Funding History

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Debt
Apr 2020
$750M
Debt
Jan 2017
$1.1B
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Post-IPO Equity
Jun 2003
$10M
IPO
Aug 2000
$240M

Venture Round
Nov 1999
$280M

The Carlyle Group

Equinix Investments

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Pensando develops a distributed computing platform that offers cloud networking, storage and security services for enterprises.
$145M
Oct 15, 2019
Series C
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Equinix Headquarters

One Lagoon Drive

Redwood City, California94065

1-650-598-6000

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Equinix Summary

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Equinix (NASDAQ, EQIX) provides carrier-neutral data centers, internet exchanges, and interconnection services. It offers colocation, interconnection solutions and related services to enterprises, content companies, system integrators, and more than 1...

CEO

Equinix's President & CEO, Charles J Meyers, currently has an approval rating of 82%. Equinix's primary competitors are Rackspace Technology, Digital Realty & CyrusOne.

Frequently Asked Questions about Equinix

  1. When was Equinix founded?

    Equinix was founded in 1998
  2. Who is Equinix's CEO?

    Equinix's CEO is Charles J Meyers
  3. How much revenue does Equinix generate?

    Equinix generates $6.2B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Equinix have?

    Equinix has historically raised $2.3B in funding
  5. Where is Equinix's headquarters?

    Equinix's headquarters is in Redwood City California, USA
  1. How many employees does Equinix have?

    Equinix has 7,273 employees
  2. What sector does Equinix operate in?

    Equinix is in Cloud Computing
  3. Who are Equinix's competitors?

    Equinix's top competitors are Rackspace Technology, Digital Realty, CyrusOne
  4. Who has Equinix invested in?

    Equinix's has invested in companies such as Pensando