Federal Government Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI)

A key part of DCOI has been identifying viable commercial alternatives to traditional federally built, owned and operated facilities. These facilities often succumb to capacity constraints, spiraling OPEX/CAPEX expenditures and stifled innovation. However, innovation is critical to keeping pace with new technologies that can often translate into enhanced operational efficiency, enhanced security, cost avoidance and many of other features integral to mission execution.

Cyber Security Edge Analytics

For most, “analytics” represents a broad term, and rightfully so. As the prevailing winds of digital transformation continue to push interconnection to the digital edge, a plethora of real-time analytics requirements (and capabilities) have irreversibly raised the ante for immediately available insights on topics as far ranging as petroleum futures and retail purchasing trends to the depths of cyber security counter-intelligence.

WAN Optimization: Adopting a Regionally Distributed Architecture

We at Equinix — the world’s largest interconnection platform provider — have made some key observations over the past several years, particularly relating to the evolving strategy of deploying wide area network infrastructures. The following provides a narrative for the illustration below, with emphasis on two sharply different methodologies in play from both the past and present.