How to Converse In Cloud: Reaching Multicloud High Availability

Multicloud high availability (HA) can help protect your enterprise’s valuable application and data assets against costly system and power outages and ensure business continuity (BC) and disaster recovery (DR). But how do you best protect against planned and unplanned downtime for both on-premises and cloud infrastructures?

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.

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.

Equinix and GIC Launch Hyperscale Joint Venture

Today, we are announcing an exciting new joint venture with GIC to develop and operate hyperscale data centers in Europe. For the past several years, an important trend has been the expansion of large-scale facilities to support the growth of hyperscale companies, including the world’s largest cloud service providers.

Satisfying The Need for Speed to AWS

Equinix is pleased to be a launch partner for the new AWS Direct Connect Service Delivery Program to offer the recently announced 1, 2, 5, and 10 Gbps AWS Direct Connect Hosted Connections, enabling our customers to scale high-speed, virtual interconnection to AWS in all Equinix Cloud Exchange Fabric™ (ECX Fabric™) markets worldwide.

The Future of: Has the Age of Drones (Finally) Arrived?

Drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) originated as military devices used for surveillance and targeted air strikes. While the military segment may still be the largest share of the market in the short-term, recent advances in consumer and commercial grade drones are opening the door to a wide variety of applications.

What’s Your Digital Maturity?

Is your business digital ready? Or are you just beginning your transformation journey? Honestly assessing where you are on the digital maturity curve allows you to identify how to accelerate your journey. For any company, the first step is understanding the trends that make digitization an imperative. For most organizations, successfully embracing digital business is now table stakes—not only for success, but for survival.

Efficient Encryption Key Management for Blockchain Applications

Nearly every industry is investigating potential applications of distributed ledger technology (DLT), also known by the more popular term—blockchain. According to the Deloitte 2018 Global Blockchain Survey 74 percent of organizations responding to the survey recognize a “compelling business case” for blockchain applications.

The Evolution of Networks from Hardware to Software Using Virtualization

An increasing number of things once manifested as physical are rapidly becoming digital. Digital photography has virtually eliminated film and transformed the creation, distribution and consumption of media. When information can be found in seconds via a Google search there’s no need for a bookshelf of encyclopedias. It’s rare to find a printed map when GPS devices and applications can guide you down the road or around the world.