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Alog Implements New Platform From Juniper Networks to Support Exponential Network Growth

Leading Data Center Service Provider in Brazil Selects Juniper Networks MX Router to Support Increased Capacity and Infrastructure Expansion; Project Led by Integration Partner Binario (May 08, 2012)

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL -- (Marketwire) -- 05/08/12 -- To support its 40 percent year-over-year growth in its communication network, Brazilian-based Alog Data Centers today announced a $1.2 million USD implementation of Juniper Networks® MX routing platform with support from integrator Binario.

With data centers in Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Tambore, Alog is a provider of collocation services, managed hosting and highly complex cloud computing services. Alog has 1,300 customers and 3,600 square meters in their data center environment with more than 3,200 square meters of modular designs for collocation. The Alog Network gives customers a scalable, robust and stable environment to do business.

"This partnership came together to support the increasing demand from our customers in a way that extends our industry leading high quality services offering," said Raphael Bittencourt S. Costa, area manager of Network Engineering at Alog.

According to Bittencourt, of the multiple platforms and technologies tested, the Juniper Networks MX Series proved to be superior in terms of capacity, while the Junos® operating system showed the most stability. "With the new platform, today we can expand our processing capacity by 11 times from what it was," said Bittencourt.

"Binario's support of this project was crucial," Bittencourt continued. "The integrator provided all the testing at their facilities and was responsible for part of the capacity-building and training of our team." Among the benefits provided by the project are guarantee of increased network capacity without impacting the end user, stability of the whole environment, traffic safety data, and greater resilience.

About Group Alog
Alog Data Centers of Brazil is one of the main operators of data center services in the country. Alog has over 1,300 medium and large customers for which they provide and manage IT infrastructure services such as cloud computing, hosting and collocation.

In February 2011, Alog sold 90 percent of its capital to the U.S. company Equinix, Inc, a global provider of data center services, and became a Platform Equinix Company SM. The merger took place with the participation of Riverwood Capital, a global private equity firm that invests in technology companies.

Equinix connects business partners and customers around the world through a global platform of high performance data centers. More than 4,000 customers, including financial institutions, cloud services companies, and network service providers rely on Equinix to expand their businesses, improve the performance of applications and protect their digital assets. Equinix operates in 38 strategic markets in the Americas, EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) and Asia-Pacific, and continually invests in expanding its platform.

Alog's data centers in Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo and Tamboré occupy about 16,000 square feet of building area with total capacity for 56,000 servers. Alog currently has about 500 professionals to provide specialized services that follow the guidelines of ITIL and is quality assured by a management system certified to ISO 9001:200 and has received the seal SAS70 level II. The most recent certifications of CSA were achieved include: Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge, and the Uptime Institute: ATS - Tier Accreditation Specialist.

About Binario Group
Created in 2005 in Sao Paulo, Binario Group has three business divisions: Binario, QoS and BinarioMobile, which act, respectively, in the areas of integration, professional services and enterprise mobility. With 120 employees and five branches, Binario Group serves the Service Provider, Enterprise and Government.

Binario, which integrates products and connectivity services and telecommunications, has industry-recognized expertise and proven technologies including: VoIP, Video Conferencing, Wireless, Mobility, Application Acceleration, Routing, Switching, and Security Management. BinarioMobile develops projects around enterprise mobile solutions. Alliance partners include stand-out players such as RIM, Juniper Networks, HP, A10, Aastra, Arbor, Avocent, BlueCat Networks, Lighpointe, Packet Design, Polycom, Proofpoint, Radware, Riverbed, and Xirrus.

Additional Information:

This press release contains statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results could vary from expectations discussed in these statements. Factors that could cause these differences include, but are not limited to: the challenges of acquiring, operating and constructing IBX centers and developing, ratifying and delivering Equinix services, unexpected costs or difficulties related to the integration of companies we have acquired or will acquire ; failure to obtain significant profit clients in data centers that were built or acquired recently, failed to complete any financing agreement contemplated from time to time, competition among existing and new competitors, the ability to generate sufficient cash flow or otherwise obtain funds to cover new or large debts, the loss or cancellation of business agreements with major customers, and other risks described by Equinix possibly the Securities and Exchange Commission. For more details, consult the quarterly and annual reports of Equinix in Securities and Exchange Commission, copies are available upon request to Equinix. Equinix does not assume any responsibility to update the statements contained in this press release.

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