When companies become digital ready, they gain a number of advantages that empower them to do things they never thought possible. Being digital ready means you can exponentially increase the volume, variety and velocity of data processing, and scale whenever and wherever you need to globally. Being digital ready means that you can be proactive—rather than reactive—to change, no matter what form it takes. It also means leveraging more cost-effective OPEX rather than CAPEX to take your business anywhere in the world it needs to be and contribute to a flourishing global digital economy.
You’ve heard it before: The corporate network perimeter has disappeared. We see this in countless ways. Organizations are collaborating and conducting digital business globally via hybrid and multicloud, and they’re interacting over social networks.
Establishing a point of presence with a vendor-neutral, colocation and interconnection provider such as Equinix can be a valuable boost to a CSB’s business. We are home to vibrant ecosystems of cloud and network providers and CSBs that support this exploding “cloud services utility” market.
There’s no question the cloud is taking off in the enterprise, allowing businesses to scale, globalize and bring new services and products to market faster than they ever dreamed. According to Synergy Research Group, cloud leaders Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft, SoftLayer and Google saw their year-to-year revenue grow by 84% in Q2 2015. These cloud giants have also picked up some impressive customers. Here are some of their more newsworthy cloud Infrastructure-as a-Service (IaaS) use cases.
Strategies that will allow companies to bridge the gap between their protection policies and procedures and those of CSPs, helping to secure enterprise hybrid cloud infrastructures today and well into the future.
Here's some of the issues that chief information officers (CIOs) and chief security officers (CSOs) face as they try to find the line between their company’s security boundaries and the protection offered by cloud service providers.