Technology has had an enormous impact on the retail sector – not only supporting the rise of online stores, but also in enhancing the operations of traditional bricks and mortar retailers. In today’s ever-changing retail world, many stores are realizing that the best way to keep pace with evolving consumer demands is to deliver a customer experience built for the digital age.
At Equinix, we are seeing increased demand for airlines, airports and many other companies that form part of that ecosystem looking to tap into the power of keeping data closer. They are keen to ensure that the promise of digital doesn't become a disaster.
From advanced research to clinical studies, the pharmaceutical industry has always been driven by data. And it is clear that the delegates and the companies they represent are working hard to validate information from research centres and supplement human decision making.
Every cloud journey is unique. From scoping out the initial requirements, all the way to managing the mix of applications and services on which the business depends to tackle day-to-day operations and exploit future opportunities. And today, businesses can be found at every stage of this road, with some just getting started and others completely invested.
When they were launched, each represented a quantum leap in transport technology, with one moving people and the other information. And neither was ever designed to handle the tremendous volume of traffic they carry today, which is a constant problem for commuters and businesses alike.
Equinix has set more than a few standards and industry best practices of our own when it comes to creating a global network of world-class data centres and providing customers in virtually every industry with services they can rely on.
Security is not solely about where the data actually sits. It really depends on how much planning – and technology – goes into protecting the systems and information.