Why Brazil Is Important to Interconnecting the Americas

Just this month, Equinix doubled our capacity in Brazil by opening SP3, our largest facility in Latin America. It’s also our third data center in São Paulo, to go along with two facilities in Rio de Janeiro. Check out this video to get a look inside SP3.

How to Speak Like a Data Center Geek: Virtual Reality

We’re watching VR closely at Equinix, because it doesn’t work without high-performance, low-latency interconnection, and that’s our thing. We figured a look at some key VR terms would make for a timely entry in our “How to Speak Like a Data Center Geek” series, which aims to bring clarity to trends and common terms in our business.

The Open Data Center: Transforming Data Centers Into Open Interconnection Fabrics

In partnership with other OCP members, Equinix is embarking on the journey to enable local OCP-based infrastructure integration, deployment and support in Equinix IBX data centers in key markets that we serve worldwide.

Interconnection Oriented Architectures (IOA) Will Be The Backbone Of Smart Cities

The term smart city could be a bit of a misnomer. A better description might be ‘intelligent interconnected’ city. I say that because the “smart” part is only possible when the different systems across the city can talk to each other – i.e. exchange data smoothly and seamlessly.

How 8 Years of Tech Innovation Has Changed Gov’t IT

As the capabilities of digital technology have evolved, along with our expectations, the federal government has made several critical changes since 2008 in an effort to best manage and capitalize on it. That’s included establishing new leadership positions, mandates and priorities, as well as creating standards for technology adoption, operation and security.

Where Connected Cars Are Headed – Fast

The auto industry is gathering at the North American Auto Show in Detroit this week, after making a splash at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last week. For years, we’ve been hearing about the car’s transformation to a “smartphone on four wheels,” and judging by what’s been on display in Detroit and Las Vegas, cars with the capabilities of a smartphone are the least of what’s ahead.

What’s the Future of the IoT?

The annual Consumer Electronics Show that wrapped up in Las Vegas last week is widely known by its initials, CES, but Time.com suggests the 2017 version could easily have been known as “The IoT Show.” Why? “Just about any product shown will have some form of connectivity.”

Cloud Services to Watch in 2017

There have been so many "as-a-service" offerings coming to the market that it is difficult to keep up. We’ll dive in here, but before we do, let’s start where it all bega

What Were the Top 5 Equinix Trends of 2016?

It’s time to welcome 2017, but before we pop the champagne, make our resolutions or let loose showers of confetti, we at Equinix want to give 2016 a little love before it’s past us, because it was quite a year.

A Winter Wonderland of IoT Gift Ideas

The holiday season can be a fun time to explore the next new thing to give our device-loving friends. Here are some unique Wi-Fi-based gadgets that might be lovely gift ideas for your connected friends and family.