Thursday, July 27, 2017


Equinix global CEO Steve Smith opens up on company’s roadmap, market consolidation and the next 10 years as CEO



Being the CEO of the world’s largest data centre colocation provider can be challenging, but for Steve Smith, “Equinising” the world is a job that he has been proudly carrying out for the last ten years. In this interview, he speaks to Data Economy‘s editor João Marques Lima on Equinix’s roadmap, Digital Realty’s acquisition of DuPont Fabros, global market consolidation, differentiation in regional investments, Equinix’s South American fierce expansion, penetrating Mexico, Russia and Africa, he answers Trump on the Paris Agreement dropout, and talks through the next ten years as CEO.