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This latest expansion brings Equinix’s total investment in the city to over US$250 million. But that’s just the start of the story. We are continuing to support the “cloud-rush” with the expansion of our Hong Kong footprint.
The UK Internet: How Its Evolution is Driving Higher Performing, Scalable and Reliable Interconnection
Today, we see significant investment in building a new internet peering hub in the UK, based around the Equinix campus in Slough. It started slowly. LINX deploying a node in LD4 was an early boost. Equinix LD5 joined Equinix LD4 in 2011, initiating the first private peering arrangements.
Just this month, Equinix doubled our capacity in Brazil by opening SP3, our largest facility in Latin America. It’s also our third data center in São Paulo, to go along with two facilities in Rio de Janeiro. Check out this video to get a look inside SP3.
With an NFV strategy, enterprises can deploy common x86 virtualization hardware that is ready to run a host of different Virtual Network Functions (VNFs)—software appliances deployed on NFV infrastructure.
Last week, I was pleased to open SP3, the largest Equinix International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data center in Latin America. The facility is located in Santana de Parnaíba, a city in the São Paulo metro area, and will promote interconnection between the rich business ecosystems hosted on Equinix’s global platform.
In partnership with other OCP members, Equinix is embarking on the journey to enable local OCP-based infrastructure integration, deployment and support in Equinix IBX data centers in key markets that we serve worldwide.
Enterprise Monitoring Explained: How monitoring the enterprise becomes an opportunity for greater customer satisfaction
Managing the growth of an enterprise IT infrastructure and adhering to SLAs is one of the key responsibilities of enterprise IT teams and drivers of customer satisfaction. Today’s monitoring tools and products have absorbed so many enterprise use cases from data center, cloud and hybrid hosting environments, and have grown significantly as a specialty domain in global IT.
Security analytics (on-premises or cloud) should be interconnected to the data they are analyzing at a more fundamental level, so that staff members no longer need to examine each alert or informational message, evaluate all details behind the events leading up to the alert, and then determine what to do.
The term smart city could be a bit of a misnomer. A better description might be ‘intelligent interconnected’ city. I say that because the “smart” part is only possible when the different systems across the city can talk to each other – i.e. exchange data smoothly and seamlessly.