Charles Meyers, president and CEO of Equinix (NYSE: EQIX), participated in a video interview at Nareit’s REITworld: 2019 Annual Conference in Los Angeles.
Meyers said Equinix’s hyperscale joint venture with GIC, a Singaporean sovereign wealth fund, signifies continued focused execution on the REIT’s strategy.
Meyers noted that Equinix’s differentiators are its global reach, ecosystem density, interconnection platform, and trust in a longstanding and successful track record.
“The reach part of that is really important to us,” Meyers said, adding that the REIT operates in 55 markets in 24 countries. He said over the last several years, Equinix has entered Spain, Korea, and most recently Mexico.
Meyers also said that Equinix thinks of its platform strategy in multiple layers: the REIT’s data center footprint, an interconnection platform, and a set of edge services.