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FORM 4
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
Meyers Charles J
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
EQUINIX INC [EQIX]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
President, Americas Region
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
ONE LAGOON DRIVE, 4TH FLOOR
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
02/21/2012
(Street)

REDWOOD CITY, CA 94065
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 02/22/2012   A   5,000 A $ 0 5,217(1) D  
Common Stock 02/23/2012   S(2)   2,202 D $133.397(3) 3,015 D  
Common Stock 02/23/2012   S   2,798 D $134.03 217 D  

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Restricted Stock Units $ 0 02/21/2012   A   10,000     (4)   (5) Common Stock 10,000 $ 0 10,000 D  
Restricted Stock Units $ 0 02/22/2012   M     5,000   (4)   (5) Common Stock 5,000 $ 0 5,000 D  

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
Meyers Charles J
ONE LAGOON DRIVE
4TH FLOOR
REDWOOD CITY, CA 94065
      President, Americas Region  

Signatures

 Darrin B. Short, Attorney-in-Fact   02/23/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) Includes 94 shares acquired under the Equinix, Inc. Employee Stock Purchase Plan on February 14, 2012.
(2) Shares were sold pursuant to a 10b5-1 Trading Plan in order to raise funds to pay the required withholding tax pursuant to the vesting of RSUs.
(3) The average price of $133.397 consists of the following blocks of shares: 100 shares sold at $132.78, 100 at $132.79, 100 at $133.121, 100 at $133.17, 100 at $133.33, 100 at $133.34, 202 at $133.35, 100 at $133.355, 100 at $133.37, 100 at $133.38, 200 at $133.39, 100 at $133.41, 100 at $133.42, 100 at $133.43, 200 at $133.45, 100 at $133.74, 100 at $133.80, 100 at $133.89, and 100 at $134.03.
(4) On February 23, 2011, the reporting person was granted performance restricted stock units, the vesting of which was subject to both continued service and the attainment of certain revenue and EBITDA targets for 2011. These targets were achieved to the maximum extent, therefore 50% of the award vested on February 22, 2012, with 25% additional units scheduled to vest on each of February 15, 2013 and February 15, 2014, subject solely to continued service.
(5) Restricted stock unit award expires upon reporting person's termination of employment.

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