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If you're someone who wishes to invest in the Equinix share or to buy it on the stock market, it is strongly recommended to learn how to carry out good analyses of this value beforehand. To do so, you will need certain information which we suggest you check out in detail here such as a presentation of the company and its activities, a presentation of its direct competitors and of its recent partners. We will also tell you how you can perform a proper fundamental analysis of this Equinix stock.

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ISIN code: US29444U7000
Index or market: Nasdaq

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Elements to consider before selling or buying Equinix shares

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First of all, follow with the greatest attention the innovations developed by the group in order to attract new customers and face the competition. To do so, you'll need to keep an eye on the investments in research and development implemented by this company.

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It's also important to closely follow the major competitors in this sector of activity with the evolution of the market shares of each of these major players and their major news and innovations.

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You'll also need to follow with interest the strategic operations put in place by the group with the aim of boosting its activities such as strategic partnerships or acquisitions of third-party companies. Here too, you'll need to follow the signing of contracts with large groups.

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The group's strategic development and growth plans, which are regularly communicated to shareholders, are also be interesting elements to analyse.

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Finally, keep an eye on the publication of the quarterly and annual results of this group by comparing them with the objectives set and the expectations of analysts.

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General presentation of Equinix

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To be able to understand how the Equinix group can develop its growth and therefore the possible interest of investors in this subject, it's essential to know its activities and its main sources of income. This is precisely what we're offering through a detailed presentation of this company.

The Equinix group is an American company operating in the IT sector. More specifically, it is one of the world's leading operators of data processing centres.

Among the activities carried out by the company, it offers hosting and interconnection services to content management companies, telecommunications service providers and financial companies in order to enable them to deploy their IT infrastructures in an optimal and secure manner.

Currently, the Equinix group owns and operates more than 95 data centres located around the world.

It is also interesting to know the geographical distribution of the income of this company which generates 58.7% of its turnover in the United States, 24.4% in Europe, Middle East and Africa and 16.9% in Asia Pacific.

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The major competitors of Equinix

While sound knowledge of the Equinix company and its activities is of course essential if you want to set up proper analyses of this value, it's also important to know the economic environment in which the group operates and therefore its main competitors on the market:


First, the European provider of neutral colocation data centre services to telecom operators and cloud providers Interxion is a direct competitor of Equinix. It is based in Amsterdam and provides space, electrical power, cooling and physical security to its customers to enable them to host their IT network, IT and storage infrastructure as well as to connect to service providers, cloud, and connectivity operators. The group manages 41 data centres located in 11 different countries in Europe with offices in London, Amsterdam, Dublin, Paris and Marseille.


Another serious competitor of Equinix is the Telehouse group, which is an international data centre provider for the neutral hosting of critical IT and telecom infrastructures. This company was created in 1988 and has more than 40 data centres located in 11 capitals. Telehouse Europe also operates 5 data centres located between London and Paris, representing more than 45,000 square meters of surface. Telehouse America also has data centres in New York, Los Angeles and California. Finally, KDDI, which is a parent company of Telehouse, owns data centres in Asia and in particular in Vietnam.

Digital Realty

Another competitor of this company is the American company Digital Realty which is based in San Francisco and specializes in the management of data centres.


Also known as Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, NTT is a leading telephone operator in the telecommunications market in Japan and also operates data centres.

The major partners of Equinix

Although the Equinix group has many enemies on the market, it can also count on certain strategic allies since it regularly sets up partnerships with other companies as in the two examples that we are going to give you here.

Bell Canada

In 2021, the company Bell Canada joined the VBX session of client Equinix to discuss how the two companies are accelerating digital transformation in the Canadian business market. The two companies collaborate in the exploitation of digital possibilities with the aim of guaranteeing solid commercial activities by researching how to quickly automate their procedures, not only to have a certain commercial agility but also to be able to take advantage of new market opportunities when they appear. Among the developments considered, new creative formulations of the value chain, optimized business processes and better operational efficiency.


Also in 2021, OVHCloud set up a partnership with the companies Equinix and Megaport thanks to the solution they developed, OVHcloud Connect. This solution tends to simplify the implementation of a multi-cloud or hybrid architecture by means of the interconnection of the various cloud environments of companies with OVH Cloud data centres around the world.

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Frequently Asked Questions

When was Equinix created and when was it floated on the stock market?

Equinix was founded in 1998 by two managers from Digital Equipment Corporation, Al Avery and Jay Anderson. The group subsequently managed to survive the bursting of the Internet bubble and profited from it by buying back assets of failing companies at a good price. Later in 2000, the company was floated on the NASDAQ market on which it is still listed today.

How is the capital of the Equinix group distributed?

The capital of the Equinix group is divided between the floating capital and a few large private shareholders. The Vanguard Group which holds 12.8% of the shares, Edgewood Management with 4.31% of the shares, Cohen & Steers Capital Management with 4.07% of the shares, SSgA Funds Management with 4.07% of the shares, JANA Partners with 3.60% of the shares, Capital Research & Management World Investors with 3.51%, Fidelity Management & Research with 3.09%, Capital Research & Management with 2.92%, BlackRock Fund Advisors with 2.52% and SCP III with 2.28%.

Where to buy or trade the Equinix stock?

If you want to buy or trade Equinix shares online, they can be obtained through some traditional stock market investment products such as PEA (French equity savings plan) or securities account. You also have the possibility to speculate directly on the price of this value through derivative products such as CFDs which are offered by online brokers and their platforms.

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