SOURCE: Monolith Software

Monolith Software

August 12, 2009 07:00 ET

Global Data Center Service Provider Chooses Monolith Software

Equinix Expands European Monitoring Capabilities With Monolith Software

ST. CHARLES, IL--(Marketwire - August 12, 2009) - Monolith Software, delivering next generation monitoring for operations, today announced that Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ: EQIX), a provider of global data center services, has chosen Monolith Software as its technology monitoring platform in its European Internet Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data centers. Equinix operates 19 IBX data centers in Europe, located in key cities in France, Germany, The Netherlands, Switzerland and the UK. As part of its commitment to deliver a consistent level of service to its European customers across this scale of operations, Equinix decided to standardize on a single, best-of-breed network operations monitoring solution.

After careful consideration of various monitoring tools, it became apparent that Monolith would not only be able to match Equinix's current monitoring capabilities, but also provide additional capabilities.

"Equinix is committed to providing our growing number of customers with the same high level of service, regardless of which data center they use," said Andy Castle, vice president of IT - Europe of Equinix. "To help achieve this, we wanted to standardize on a single network monitoring solution capable of ensuring the reliability of all our European network services. Monolith was able to meet all of our requirements and since deploying Monolith, we have been satisfied with its flexibility and scalability."

"We are extremely happy to welcome Equinix to the Monolith family," said Jeff Parker, president of Monolith Software. "Equinix is a highly regarded data center service provider delivering outstanding capabilities to their customers. Adding Equinix to our client list provides another solid example of why Monolith should be on any service provider's short list when evaluating new solutions. Our ability to deliver rapid time to value and a superior return on investment allows us to deliver on both the technical and the business sides of our clients."

About Equinix

Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ: EQIX) provides global data center services that ensure the vitality of the information-driven world. Global enterprises, content and financial companies, and network service providers rely upon Equinix's insight and expertise to protect and connect their most valued information assets. Equinix operates 43 International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data centers across 18 markets in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Important information about Equinix is routinely posted on the investor relations page of its website located at We encourage you to check Equinix's website regularly for the most up-to-date information.

About Monolith Software

Monolith delivers next generation monitoring for Operations. The company was founded in 2002 by IT industry veterans Jeff Parker and Shawn Ennis. The principals have a combined experience of over 35 years working for top tier organizations such as Cisco, Siemens, Motorola, Windward Consulting, ITC Deltacom, and Netigy. Enterprise Technology Management is Monolith's sole focus. Monolith changes the way companies view technology management solutions, and is a recognized industry leader. To learn more, please visit