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.

The IoT (R)Evolution – 2017 Connected Enterprise Prediction #7

Projections about how many “things” will be in the Internet of Things by 2020 vary, from 21 billion (Gartner), to 24 billion (Business Insider) to 28 billion (IDC). But even on the low end of that, there will be roughly three “connected things” for every person on earth.

7 Bold Predictions for the Connected Enterprise

We can’t predict the future of the entire IT industry, but we sit at an unusually good vantage point at Equinix to make an educated, data-driven forecast about what we see coming. That’s because we have the capability to look at what’s trending with more than 8,000 customers across 21 markets within ecosystems that sit at the center of cloud, IoT and analytics growth. And the patterns we are seeing show a massive digital transformation under way.

Insuring a Bright Future

When it comes to mitigating the impact of potentially dangerous events, China’s insurance industry is making the most of a very large and fast growing opportunity. They also recognize interconnection will be the difference between being competitive and being left behind.  

How to Expand Critical Connections With Partners You Already Trust

Equinix Marketplace is a free service offered to and powered by Equinix’s 8,000-strong customer ecosystem. Companies visit Marketplace to find the products, services and partners they need to do business. They can customize an online storefront to draw highly qualified buyers and grow revenues. And they can make it all easier with our Matchmaker analytics engine.