After 73 quarters of consecutive growth, a 7.8% increase in annual revenue over 2020, and a market value of USD 60 billion, Equinix is now ranked 461 on the prestigious Fortune 500 list.
The company was founded in 1998 and has quickly grown to become the world’s largest data center colocation provider. It provides private companies and public organizations with internet and data services.
“Today marks another incredible milestone for Equinix, we are thrilled that, for the first time in our company’s history, we have ranked on the list of Fortune 500 companies! At Equinix, our customers are at the center of everything we do, and we are glad that our dedication to this has paid off. Looking ahead, we will continue to grow our platform and support businesses to interconnect the foundational infrastructure they need to gain the competitive edge to thrive in the digital world,” said Jeremy Deutsch, president at Equinix Asia-Pacific.
Since beginning its journey with one data center in 1998, Equinix has grown to 220 data centers globally. As a result, more than 10,000 of the world’s leading businesses rely on its ability to interconnect globally, including more than 50% of fellow Fortune 500 companies. In addition, it employs more than 10,000 people.
Equinix operates 46 data centers across 12 metros in the Asia-Pacific, providing access to the region’s thriving banking, commerce, manufacturing, and telecommunications marketplaces.
Equinix is still growing rapidly. It now has 36 major projects underway across the world, 15 of which are in the Asia-Pacific.
“Ranking #461 on this year’s list of America’s largest companies is a testament to our history of placing the customer at the center of everything we do, as well as the value Platform Equinix delivers to companies as they adapt to an increasingly digital world,” said Charles Meyers, president and chief executive at Equinix.
“Amidst the most challenging time in modern history, it also reflects how we rose to the occasion, together, helping to power the critical digital infrastructure needs for thousands of our customers at a time when the world needed us the most.”
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