LD10 enables our customers to operate on an expanded global platform to process, store and distribute larger volumes of latency-sensitive data and applications at the digital edge, in closer proximity to end-users and local markets.
The importance of digital infrastructure connectivity in the UK continues to be a hot topic on the news agenda. Acknowledging its growing demand, the Government’s Connection Voucher scheme, published on 1 March 2017 has helped connect over 42,000 businesses by providing access to superfast broadband.
Cybersecurity is a critical challenge for many of today’s businesses – it has moved from being an issue for the IT team to a vital board-level agenda item. These security disruptions can have a long-lasting reputational damage and impact customer experience which if not handled properly can result in business revenue loss.
Our first Cloud Conversation sees us speak with Ian Moyse a Board Member at the Cloud Industry Forum. Established in 2009 to provide transparency through certification to a Code of Practice for credible online cloud service providers, today the CIF is the one of the foremost industry organisations enabling and empowering the widespread adoption of these services.
Alongside our global CEO Steve Smith in my dual role as host and speaker at the event, I was party to some very interesting discussions and got to hear from the likes of Alibaba, Coca-Cola and John Lewis on their thoughts about the move to the digital edge and what businesses must do to ensure they remain competitive in this increasingly digital world.
We’re in the middle of another period of accelerating innovation caused by digital disruption. It’s the transformation of digital IT. Once again, we might ask ourselves, “Why is it now suddenly transformative, when digital IT has been with us for so long?”
People have long been talking about the potential for technology to revolutionise healthcare. In recent years, the hype has been so big, and expectations raised so high, that it sometimes feels like we are all in limbo – waiting for all the promise to be realised.
Technology influencers gathered last week to attend the London Technology Week’s festival of events, which spanned the city and drew participants from multiple industries, including Equinix. Our headline event, “Innovation Through Interconnection,” featured speakers from Google, LEGO Group, TRL, Oracle and GE Healthcare. They shed light on the challenges, opportunities and potential for innovation through greater collaboration and interconnection.
LD6 will offer a new path, with unique strengths, into these different ecosystems, as will the four other Equinix facilities across the Americas and Asia opening in the early months of 2015 (in Melbourne, Singapore, Toronto and New York).