Equinix, Inc. (Equinix) connects businesses with partners and customers worldwide through a global platform of data centers. Platform Equinix connects more than 4,000 enterprises, cloud, digital content and financial companies, including more than 690 network service providers. The Company offers each customer a choice of business partners and solutions based on their colocation, interconnection and managed IT service needs. Equinix operates in 38 markets across the Americas, Europe, the Middle-East and Africa (EMEA) and Asia-Pacific. Equinix offers customers direct interconnection to an aggregation of bandwidth providers. In July 2012, the Company acquired ancotel GmbH, a provider of carrier-neutral colocation and interconnection services in Europe. In July 2012, the Company acquired Hong Kong-based data center provider, Asia Tone. In November 2012, the Company sold of 16 International Business Exchange (IBX) data centers located throughout the United States.