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.  

Health Tech Firms Are in the Clouds. Here’s Why.

When it comes to characterizing the mass of information being produced and mined these days by members of the health innovation economy, the “big” in big data doesn’t seem big enough.

Digital Payments, PayPal, and Why the Industry Is Only Getting More Interesting

For those of us immersed in the digital payments industry, how people pay for things is often far more intriguing than what they’re actually buying. And it just keeps getting more interesting.

Equinix Opens Scary-Good Data Center in Transylvania

In a move to meet customer demand for edgier, more terrifying colocation, Equinix has opened a state-of-the-art data center in historic Transylvania.

Why the Internet’s Subsea Backbone Needs Direct Interconnection

Data traffic is growing exponentially, and the subsea cable systems that make up the backbone of the global Internet must grow with it. Today’s announcement about the momentum we’re seeing as a partner to next-generation subsea cable projects underscores the rapid growth in this industry.

Why You Need a “Dataport” for Globally Transporting Data

With the digitalization of the global economy, new data sources such as HD video and the Internet of Things are significantly increasing the amounts of data being transported globally.

SY4: Why Equinix Should Be Your Location Too

SY4 is a significant investment from Equinix, and a significant investment for the state of New South Wales. Australia is, and will continue to be, an important market for us because local businesses are innovating as fast as some of the biggest players in the world.

How Interconnection Increased Global Data Flows by 45X: McKinsey Reveals the Digitally Interconnected Global Economy

Enterprises worldwide are facing a massive wave of digital disruption that’s causing them to rethink their current business and IT deployment models. The McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) sums up the situation well, describing the meteoric rise of what it calls the “digitally interconnected global economy."

Meet Equinix: Frank Amann, Global Solutions Architect, Making the Enterprise More Agile and Cloud-Connected

In this month’s “Meet Equinix” article, we’re speaking to Frank Amann, Global Solutions Architect (GSA) in Zurich, Switzerland. Frank is helping customers transform their networks to handle today’s data deluge and establish higher-performing and more flexible cloud connections.

IT Agility through Collaborative Ecosystems

Tomorrow’s IT infrastructure needs to have agility at its heart. It must support the launch of new services in double-quick time, support in-life changes to existing services with zero impact, and be a flexible platform that enables businesses to scale and expand rapidly as required.