Washington, DC 20549






Current Report

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934



Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 15, 2015




(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)




(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)



(Commission File Number)



(I.R.S. Employer Identification Number)



One Lagoon Drive, 4th Floor

Redwood City, California 94065

(650) 598-6000


(Addresses, including zip code, and telephone numbers, including area code, of principal executive offices)



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Item 5.02. Election of Director.


Nanci Caldwell has been elected as an independent director to the Board of Directors (“Board”) of Equinix, Inc. (“Equinix”), effective December 15, 2015. With the election of Ms. Caldwell, Equinix’s Board now consists of nine members. Ms. Caldwell will also serve as a member of the Board’s Governance Committee.


As a member of Equinix’s Board, Ms. Caldwell will receive Equinix’s standard compensation for non-employee directors.


Item 8.01. Other Events.


On December 15, 2015, Equinix issued a press release announcing the election of Ms. Caldwell to the Board. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.


Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d) Exhibits.


99.1Press Release of Equinix, Inc. dated December 15, 2015.







Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


DATE:  December 15, 2015 EQUINIX, INC.  
  By: /s/ Keith D. Taylor  
    Keith D. Taylor  
    Chief Financial Officer    







Number Description
99.1 Press Release of Equinix, Inc. dated December 15, 2015.