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
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

STROHMEYER KARL
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)
Chief Customer & Rev Officer
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

ONE LAGOON DRIVE
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

2/18/2020
(Street)

REDWOOD CITY, CA 94065
(City)        (State)        (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

_X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. 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 2/18/2020  M  1150 A$0 4047 (1)D  
Common Stock 2/18/2020  M  1115 A$0 5162 D  
Common Stock 2/19/2020  S(2)  200 D$641.94 (3)4962 D  
Common Stock 2/19/2020  S(2)  278 D$644.6194 (4)4684 D  
Common Stock 2/19/2020  S(2)  303 D$645.945 (5)4381 D  
Common Stock 2/19/2020  S(2)  200 D$648.025 (6)4181 D  
Common Stock 2/19/2020  S(2)  100 D$649.84 4081 D  

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security3. Trans. Date3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(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)
CodeV(A)(D)Date ExercisableExpiration DateTitleAmount or Number of Shares
Restricted Stock Units $0 2/18/2020  M     1150   (7) (8)Common Stock 1150 $0 0 D  
Restricted Stock Units $0 2/18/2020  M     1115   (9) (8)Common Stock 1115 $0 1115 D  

Explanation of Responses:
(1) Includes 59 shares acquired under the Equinix, Inc. Employee Stock Purchase Plan on February 14, 2020.
(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 price reported in Column 4 is a weighted average price. These shares were sold in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $641.78 to $642.10, inclusive. The reporting person undertakes to provide to Equinix, Inc, any security holder of Equinix Inc, or the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission, upon request, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price within the ranges set forth in this footnotes 3 through 6 to this Form 4.
(4) The price reported in Column 4 is a weighted average price. These shares were sold in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $644.19 to $645.03 inclusive.
(5) The price reported in Column 4 is a weighted average price. These shares were sold in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $645.29 to $646.28 inclusive.
(6) The price reported in Column 4 is a weighted average price. These shares were sold in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $647.94 to $648.11 inclusive.
(7) On February 16, 2017, the reporting person was granted performance restricted stock units, the vesting of which was subject to both continued service and the attainment of certain AFFO, Revenue and EBITDA targets for 2017. The Compensation Committee certified the degree to which the targets were achieved, therefore 50% of the award vested on February 28, 2018, 25% will vest on February 15, 2019 and the remaining 25% will on February 15, 2020, subject solely to continued service.
(8) Restricted stock unit award expires upon reporting person's termination of employment.
(9) On February 27, 2018, the reporting person was granted performance restricted stock units, the vesting of which was subject to both continued service and the attainment of certain AFFO, Revenue and EBITDA targets for 2018. The Compensation Committee certified the degree to which the targets were achieved, therefore 50% of the award vested on February 25, 2019, 25% will vest on February 15, 2020 and the remaining 25% will on February 15, 2021, subject solely to continued service.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director10% OwnerOfficerOther
STROHMEYER KARL
ONE LAGOON DRIVE
REDWOOD CITY, CA 94065


Chief Customer & Rev Officer

Signatures
Samantha Lagocki, POA2/20/2020
**Signature of Reporting PersonDate

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