Networking at the Edge: Simplify your topology to increase network performance, resiliency and scalability

To accelerate your IOA strategy for networking, we offer a “Network Blueprint.” This guide lays out the steps you can take to address latency, bandwidth and security issues by deploying a more distributed network infrastructure out at your enterprise’s digital edge, where population centers (customers, employees, partners) and digital ecosystems (clouds, mobile, social networks, B2B partners) meet.

How the Evolution of Containers Is Changing App Development

Our use of application isolation, containers and microservices continues to evolve at Equinix to streamline and scale the development of our interconnection solutions and colocation data center monitoring services, such as IBX SmartView, for our more than 8,000 customers.

How to Cure Security Alert Fatigue, and Still Protect your Cloud Infrastructure

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.

Clouds at the Digital Edge: Making the most out of digital IT with multi-cloud connectivity

By mixing and matching your company's business needs to the best cloud services, you have the opportunity to create a more agile, flexible and scalable IT service delivery infrastructure that better supports your organization's digital business goals. But are you making the most out of this new dynamic, digital environment?

Be Ready: DDoS Attacks Like You’ve Never Seen Are Coming

In September, a series of attacks included an assault on the French web hosting company OVH that reached a once inconceivable 1.1 terabits per second. And the very next month, an attack on the web infrastructure provider Dyn topped that, reportedly hitting 1.2 terabits per second.

How to Converse in Cloud: Cloud Balancing

We examine “cloud balancing.” As with many cloud technologies, cloud balancing not only changes the nature of traditional load balancing, it changes the whole way applications are delivered to end users.

AWS Direct Connect Global Expansion Increases Performance and Security, Lowers Costs

AWS Direct Connect is now available at Equinix in 13 global markets, and most recently, providing access to two separate regions (Dublin and London) out of our London-based LD4, LD5 and LD6 data centers.

5 Pivotal Trends Emerging from PTC 2017

I always look forward to attending Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC) conferences because they’re excellent bellwethers of things to come, and not just in the networking industry, but all that networking touches. In this increasingly interconnected world, that includes just about everything.

Software-Defined Infrastructure and Advanced Networking Expand: 2017 Connected Enterprise Prediction #6

Going forward, the next generation IT infrastructure ̶ compute, storage, network and data centers ̶ will be open source-based, leveraging standards developed by organizations such as the Open Networking Forum and the Open Compute Project.

What’s Driving the Industrial Internet? The IoT and Interconnection

This week, we announced Equinix’s participation in the IIC. Our objective is to help further the ability of suppliers and consumers of IoT solutions to accelerate development, adoption, and widespread use of interconnected machines and devices between intelligent analytics systems and people.