Earth Day 2018: How Equinix Is Advancing Customer, Corporate and Community Sustainability

On this Earth Day, we’d like to reflect on advances we’ve made in reducing our environmental footprint for our customers, corporation and communities to help make this a better world for everyone.

Equinix Now Has 15 sites in 6 Markets Across Australia

Bringing our total site locations in Australia to 15, Equinix now has a national footprint that fulfils a big promise to our customers, via an acquisition that represents our determination to continually meet their growing needs.

How NFV and Interconnection Can Help You Think Outside the “Box”

Virtualization has made it possible to separate the software functionality of all those boxes from the specific appliance-type hardware in which it resides. Network functions virtualization (NFV) software can replicate an appliance’s function in a more cost-effective commodity server, which is easy to obtain and deploy and can hold the software for numerous functions at once. People like the improved simplicity, cost, agility and speed that comes with this change.

Can You Achieve HSM Security with Cloud Flexibility?

We’re immersed in the world of security this week at the RSA Conference 2018 in San Francisco. There’s no question that the recent flood of news regarding corporate data security breaches and the need for significantly better policies to protect personal information are just a couple of the reasons why this event could not be more timely and relevant.

Gartner Lists the Trends I&O Teams Need to See Coming

The job before infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders everywhere is “digital transformation” not “digital incrementalism,” and we believe Gartner recognizes the wholesale nature of the move to digital in an insightful new report.

The Top Trends Affecting I&O Teams? Gartner Knows

Gartner is out with a new report that challenges infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders to fundamentally rethink how they do their jobs. The report, “Top 2018 Trends Impacting Digital Infrastructure and Operations” by analyst David Cappuccio, argues that an updated mindset is essential to succeed in a digital age.

Deploying Predictive Algorithmic Services for Greater Insights

In this dynamic environment, people in the response flow can add an hour. When everything is constantly changing, and you’re continuously pivoting, how can you accurately plan or forecast your business or anticipate an event–the holy grail of digital business?

How to Handle the Unstoppable Rise of Digital Video

The annual National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show, which starts Saturday in Las Vegas, is a showcase for content and digital media technology and a gathering for industry thought leaders, including our own chief product officer, Brian Lillie, who will be speaking Tuesday.

Infomart Deal Completed, New Opportunities Ahead

The Infomart acquisition means every one of our customers will be able to grow with Equinix in Dallas, confident that the industry ecosystems they rely on will always be a cross connect away. The Infomart allows us to enable Dallas as a rich campus environment, where we’ll be ready to meet our customers’ diverse interconnection and colocation needs well into the future.

Software-Defined Everything

The dynamic and interactive characteristics of these technologies demand more elasticity than today’s legacy backbone networks can deliver, as well as more flexible, agile and cost-effective low-latency and high-bandwidth connections to handle the digital deluge. In fact, the Global Interconnection Index predicts that by 2020, digital business will require over 5,000 terabits of Interconnection Bandwidth capacity to privately exchange data between businesses, outpacing the overall global growth of IP traffic, the internet and MPLS networks.