Scaling Interconnection in a Radically New World

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.

Gartner’s Edge Manifesto

Gartner’s report “The Edge Manifesto: Digital Business, Rich Media, Latency Sensitivity and the Use of Distributed Data Centers” by analyst Bob Gill, underscores the critical and growing need for distributing IT resources and services to the edge of a company’s network, closer to user populations.

Connecting With Sustainable Purpose: Moving to 100% Renewable Energy & More

Our corporate sustainability program is just three years old, but it’s quickly become critical to the Equinix business. We’ve learned that it’s also good for business. This year’s report has the theme “Connecting with Purpose,” and it offers a window into how we do that inside our global data centers and with the people and places around us.

Equinix Cloud Exchange™ enables Oracle® Cloud Platform customers to achieve greater hybrid and multicloud performance

Equinix Cloud Exchange™ is a vital component for enterprises and service providers deploying a hybrid or multicloud environment. It is an advanced interconnection solution that enables seamless, on-demand and direct access via virtualized connections to multiple clouds and networks across the globe.

How to Frame an Edge IT Landscape to Power Your Digital Business

Data and application workload traffic is increasingly congregating around an enterprise’s digital edge, where there is a high density of commerce, people and digital ecosystems.

Cloud Conversations: Changing the Way We Talk Cloud

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.

What Is Interconnection? What Companies Need to Know About Interconnection to Succeed at Digital Business

Interconnection is the deployment of IT traffic exchange points that integrate direct, private connections between counterparties. Interconnection is best achieved hosted in carrier-neutral data center campuses, where distributed IT components are colocated.

Establishing Boundary Control at the Digital Edge

Digital business, mobile computing and cloud technology have pushed much of enterprise computing outside the corporate data center, transforming what was once a single, well-defined enterprise perimeter into multiple, geographically dispersed digital edges with boundaries that must be secured.

Securing Clouds, Apps and Data Without a Performance Hit

You’ve heard it before: The corporate network perimeter has disappeared. We see this in countless ways. Organizations are collaborating and conducting digital business globally via hybrid and multicloud, and they’re interacting over social networks.

7 Things You Need to Know About Microservices

Microservices are an interesting and increasingly popular approach to the modularization of an application. However, they are not suitable for every application use case. It’s important to consider how microservices interact and interconnect with each other and other services, such as the cloud.