INFOGRAPHIC: The Four Eras of the Digital Economy

Phil Schwarzmann

When it comes to connectivity, each era of the digital economy has introduced innovations that fostered new forms of interaction. We’ve gone from connecting machines and people so they can share information to online collaboration and real-time participation. Just as PCs, networking gear and Web apps revolutionized previous digital eras, interconnection is this era’s game-changer.

As the global interconnection platform for the world’s leading businesses, Equinix is working in 33 markets across five continents to bring companies together to accelerate business performance and connect to opportunity in the interconnected era.

Check out this interactive infographic and see the evolution from the birth of the personal computer, to today’s GPS and near-field communications enabled conveniences like Uber and Apple Pay.

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