Data is increasingly becoming the currency of the global digital economy. And, it is the direct, private data exchange between and among businesses that is driving global economic growth. For enterprises to monetize their data and extract the most value from it, they must re-think their data architectures to find the best ways to aggregate, exchange and manage data at the edge—and at scale.
Interconnection is the fuel of digital business, and organizations must understand its power if they hope to handle the global digital economy’s increasing demands. For such a pivotal business enabler, interconnection has long been tough to quantify. But research from Equinix does just that by looking at installed interconnection bandwidth capacity and projected growth.
Everyone agrees these days that the cloud is integral to the future of any digital business that wants to have a future. But is cloud computing peaking? Is a different kind of computing, edge computing, soon to eclipse the cloud in importance?
Today’s hottest trade routes are digital, and they are connecting global commerce centers via high-speed fiber optic cable. They regularly traverse land and sea carrying everything from the latest video streaming sensations to the mission-critical cloud services that digital businesses can’t exist without.
In just the last week, Equinix has closed two deals in two EMEA locations separated by 2,000+ miles. But both deals illustrate our commitment to a single strategy that’s long driven Equinix: steady, careful expansion ahead of demand for Interconnection, which digital business is increasingly realizing it can’t do without.
The big news coming out of Oracle® OpenWorld 2017 last week was how Oracle is making its Oracle database and cloud platforms more intelligent and autonomous by leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML).
Like the rise of the internet, Blockchain has the potential to truly disrupt multiple industries and make processes more democratic, secure, transparent and efficient. Entrepreneurs, startup companies, investors, global organizations and governments have all identified as a revolutionary technology.
Enterprise security has become infinitely more difficult to achieve. Cybercrime is growing at the same pace and sophistication as evolving technologies within digital business, including those undisclosed computer-software (“Zero-day”) vulnerabilities in systems, applications, data and networks that hackers love to exploit.
One of the things driving this fragmentation is the fact that legacy infrastructures and current architectures were not necessarily built to handle the complex web of new connectivity that is required from new products, new partners, acquisitions or global expansion.
LD10 enables our customers to operate on an expanded global platform to process, store and distribute larger volumes of latency-sensitive data and applications at the digital edge, in closer proximity to end-users and local markets.