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Switch and Data Announces Date for First Quarter 2010 Financial Results

TAMPA, Fla., Apr 15, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Switch & Data Facilities Company, Inc.(NASDAQ: SDXC), a leading provider of network neutral data center and Internet exchange services, today announced that it will release financial results for the first quarter of 2010 after the market close on Tuesday, April 27, 2010.

On October 21, 2009, Switch and Data announced the execution of an agreement providing for Switch and Data's merger with and into Sundance Acquisition Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Equinix. On January 29, 2010, Switch and Data stockholders voted to approve the merger. Completion of the merger remains subject to the expiration or termination of the waiting period imposed by the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvement Act of 1976, as amended, and the satisfaction or waiver of the other closing conditions specified in the merger agreement between Equinix and Switch and Data. The merger is expected to close in the second quarter of 2010.

Switch and Data will not host an investor conference call.

About Switch and Data

Switch and Data is a premier provider of network-neutral data centers that house, power, and interconnect the Internet. Leading content companies, enterprises, and communications service providers rely on Switch and Data to connect to customers and exchange Internet traffic. Switch and Data has built a reputation for world-class service, delivered across the broadest colocation footprint and richest network of interconnections in North America. Switch and Data operates 34 sites in the U.S. and Canada, provides one of the highest customer satisfaction scores for technical and engineering support in the industry, and is home to PAIX(R) - the world's first commercial Internet exchange.

Important information about Switch and Data is routinely posted to the investor relations section of the company's website www.switchanddata.com. For copies of all Switch and Data press releases and SEC filings, please visit the website. To automatically receive Switch and Data financial news by email, please visit the website and subscribe to Email Alerts. Investors are encouraged to check Switch and Data's website frequently to access the most up-to-date information.

Forward Looking Statements

Certain statements made in this release, including those regarding Equinix's pending acquisition of Switch and Data, could be "forward-looking statements."Such forward-looking statements are not historical facts but instead reflect Switch and Data's current expectations or beliefs concerning future events and results of operations, many of which, by their nature, are inherently uncertain and outside of Switch and Data's control.It is possible that actual results may differ, possibly materially, from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements. Further information concerning Switch and Data and its business, including factors that potentially could materially affect Switch and Data's financial results and conditions, as well as its other achievements, are contained in Switch and Data's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.Switch and Data does not undertake to publicly update or revise its forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

SOURCE: Switch & Data Facilities Company, Inc.

Switch & Data Facilities Company, Inc.
Seth Potter and Idalia Rodriguez
866-797-2633
ir@switchanddata.com