October 28, 2009
Equinix Appoints Frank Van Der Heijden Director of Managed Services in the Netherlands
AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - 26 October 2009 - Equinix Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), a provider of global data center services, has announced that Frank van der Heijden has joined Equinix in the Netherlands as Director of Managed Services. Van der Heijden will be responsible for expanding Equinix's managed hosting services offering to meet growing demand in the Dutch market. He will report to Michiel Eielts, Equinix's General Manager in the Netherlands.
Van der Heijden brings a wealth of experience to Equinix gained from previous executive and management roles at Transcom WorldWide, CendrisBSC (TNT), KPN, LogicaCMG, as well as his position as founder and CEO of network provider BaByXL BroadBand DSL (Tiscali).
Equinix entered the Dutch market in 2008 and currently operates three data centers in the region - based in Amsterdam, Enschede and Zwolle with a combined gross space of 9,290 m? (100,000 square feet).
“Equinix's entry into the Dutch market has been well-received by both global and local clients,” said Michiel Eielts, General Manager of Equinix in the Netherlands. “Our team consists of skilled professionals who fully support Equinix's mission to protect and connect the world's most important information assets. Frank is a welcome addition to the team.”
Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX) provides global data center services that ensure the vitality of the information-driven world. Global enterprises, content and financial companies, and more than 350 network service providers rely upon Equinix's insight and expertise to protect and connect their most valued information assets. Equinix operates 45 International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data centers across 18 markets in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific.
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