Getting Financial Services and the Public Sector Digital Ready

When it comes to information technology, financial services and the public sector share some common traits. As highly regulated industries entrusted with sensitive data, they can be risk-averse and slow to innovate. At the same time, their focus on providing services to specialized audiences often means their existing IT infrastructures and datasets are siloed and architected around traditional centralized systems and networks.

NFV and the Evolving Role of the Network Architect

Network architects now assume greater responsibility for understanding the business requirements and translating them into the appropriate network design, using hardware and software to deliver the required reliability, security and performance.

Emerging Dynamics offers Cyber Defense through Equinix Cloud Exchange Fabric

One of the organizations that rely on interconnection for the highest level of security imaginable is Emerging Dynamics (EMDYN). This European cyber defense specialist now offers cyber and intelligence solutions and military-grade encryption solutions from one of Equinix Cloud Exchange FabricTM (ECX FabricTM) locations in Amsterdam.

Intercloud Connectivity Enhances Application Performance

For decades network engineers and architects have been designing on-premises WANs to the point where they can now practically do it in their sleep. Determine the topology, select the network hardware, procure it, install it and configure it to connect end-users with applications. A repeatable and predictable process, even if it takes weeks to go from design to full implementation.

How to Speak Like a Data Center Geek: BC/DR

Direct and secure private interconnection between BC/DR sites is needed to achieve high availability and lower RTO/RPO objectives. With Equinix Cloud Exchange Fabric™ (ECX Fabric™), a business can build geo-diverse, resilient software-defined interconnection to cloud services, minimizing downtime or service disruptions.

Gartner Catalyst 2019 Focus: Pushing Your Digital Advantage

When companies become digital ready, they gain a number of advantages that empower them to do things they never thought possible. Being digital ready means you can exponentially increase the volume, variety and velocity of data processing, and scale whenever and wherever you need to globally. Being digital ready means that you can be proactive—rather than reactive—to change, no matter what form it takes. It also means leveraging more cost-effective OPEX rather than CAPEX to take your business anywhere in the world it needs to be and contribute to a flourishing global digital economy.

What the CISO Should Know About Protecting Encryption Keys In Cloud Environments

For decades, encryption key management provided by hardware security modules (HSM) has been the foundation for data security, but as companies move to the cloud they often find the HSM on-premises data encryption model does not efficiently serve the needs of protecting encryption keys in cloud environments. As enterprises contend with security threats CISOs are looking for simpler, standardized methods of securing data.

Championing Corporate Sustainability at Equinix

This year we are launching an interactive sustainability report website to make it easier for our stakeholders to engage with our environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives and find the information they need quickly. And we are expanding many of our programs to build on earlier successes.

How to Get Your Legal Firm Digital Ready

Today’s corporate lawyers are looking for ways to expand their services and add new value to their clients. Global law firms that practice across borders are also looking to deliver digital law services that enable clients in different regions to have fast and easy access to key information and services in an efficient manner.

Driving Through The Data Downpour With Smart Transportation

Smart city transportation is an ever-evolving category with many names. City transportation assets are basically cars, scooters, roads and public transit (trains, buses, etc.). But injecting “smart” into the equation opens the door to a whole host of other possibilities like autonomous vehicles, V2X (vehicle talking to everything), smart parking, multi-modal transit, traffic management, e-hailing and more.