We examine “cloud balancing.” As with many cloud technologies, cloud balancing not only changes the nature of traditional load balancing, it changes the whole way applications are delivered to end users.
I always look forward to attending Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC) conferences because they’re excellent bellwethers of things to come, and not just in the networking industry, but all that networking touches. In this increasingly interconnected world, that includes just about everything.
There have been so many "as-a-service" offerings coming to the market that it is difficult to keep up. We’ll dive in here, but before we do, let’s start where it all bega
Going forward, the next generation IT infrastructure ̶ compute, storage, network and data centers ̶ will be open source-based, leveraging standards developed by organizations such as the Open Networking Forum and the Open Compute Project.
Among the enterprises surveyed in the RightScale “2016 State of the Cloud” report, containers are picking up steam. Open source container pioneer Docker, doubled its current installed base to 29% year-over-year, with another 38% of enterprises saying they plan to use it in the future. Cloud giants Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform have also entered the market offering container services based on open source tools, including Docker, DC/OS or Kubernetes.
We tackle a common point of confusion: A lot of organizations think they’re running a private cloud, when what they’re really running is just a virtualized data center.
In this month’s “Meet Equinix” article, we’re speaking to Frank Amann, Global Solutions Architect (GSA) in Zurich, Switzerland. Frank is helping customers transform their networks to handle today’s data deluge and establish higher-performing and more flexible cloud connections.
Digital IT transformation seems to be on every CIO’s mind and budget. MarketandMarkets estimates that by 2020, the global digital transformation market, which includes integrating technologies such as cloud, social, mobile and analytics, will be $369.22 billion. Given how critical this transformation is to compete in the digital economy, CIOs will want to get this right the first time.
The Equinix family is made up of employees who bring a rich and diverse set of skills to help our customers solve business and technology problems with innovative solutions. This month, we turn our “Meet Equinix” spotlight on Senior Global Solutions Architect Andre Stubberfield, who is the master architect responsible for network device configuration for Equinix Solution Validation Centers (SVCs).
The Equinix family is made up of employees who bring a rich and diverse set of skills to help our customers solve business and technology problems with innovation solutions. This month, we turn our “Meet Equinix” spotlight on Global Solutions Architect Rodney Elder, who came into the technology industry after spending four years in the United States Air Force.