In digital business, leveling up means successfully traveling a continuum full of increasingly rich rewards of innovation, growth and leadership. And like in video games, unlocking each new level of value in this world means mastering a whole new set of challenges and complexities.
The enterprise owned-and-operated data center is on the endangered species list. But let’s not write any obituaries yet! Enterprises still have critical data center needs, but those needs are changing dramatically. Today, IT leaders are being called on to deliver high-performing, data-intensive, dynamic applications and IT services to users distributed globally.
Today’s hottest trade routes are digital, and they are connecting global commerce centers via high-speed fiber optic cable. They regularly traverse land and sea carrying everything from the latest video streaming sensations to the mission-critical cloud services that digital businesses can’t exist without.
In today’s mobile, digital world, the reality is: the larger the attack surface, the more sophisticated and brazen the attackers and the greater the vulnerability. Whether you’re a government, multinational company, or a small local business, a hacker’s goal for your company is the same: find your points of weakness and exploit them.
Proximity is the answer because it shortens the distance between your data and what it needs to connect with. It gives you the power to integrate data across disparate sources, resources, and analytics in real time. That translates into faster data access, a better user experience, and more valuable insights.
As our communities become more connected, digital technologies have the potential to help our cities run better, improve our public services, and enrich our safety and quality of life.
Digitalization brings people, data and things together in previously impossible ways. The result? A fresh generation of digital services and business partnerships that would have been pretty tough to imagine just a few short years ago.
To better understand the critical role interconnection is playing in the global economy and its future trajectory, we have published the “Global Interconnection Index,” a new research study that provides the industry’s first, annual global baseline to track, measure and forecast the growth of Interconnection.
While digital disruption can certainly be viewed as a threat, we see forward-looking companies embracing digital transformation as an opportunity and building a digital edge – a distributed physical edge for their IT infrastructures.
Learn how connecting clouds & enterprises via a resilient interconnect fabric ensures services are delivered from the right platform.