On the state level, cloud adoption is lagging. A full one-third of state government IT systems are at least 16 years old, according to the Center for Digital Government. Meanwhile, federal agencies are running out of time to incorporate the public clouds into their IT strategy.
Equinix’s MI1 facility, one of the densest colocation sites in the southern United States, is right in the center of that hub, creating rich opportunities for companies in the southern North American, LATAM and Caribbean markets and earning its title as the Network Access Point of the Americas (NAP). Now, MI1 is offering access to Amazon Web Services (AWS) for new growth opportunities for North and South American businesses.
We saw that we needed to transform our data warehousing management and back office systems from an on-premises IT model to a more high-performance, secure, scalable and reliable hybrid IT (on-premises and cloud) infrastructure. In addition, we needed to cost-efficiently tie eight remote sites into this new hybrid IT infrastructure.
All these innovations make France a destination of choice for digital businesses that want to establish themselves in a vendor-neutral colocation data center facility at the digital edge, regardless of industry. Digital businesses need a vendor-agnostic, multi-tenant data center provider that delivers world-class interconnection solutions, which open-up access to state-of the-art French digital infrastructure, global business ecosystems, personal and data security controls, and renewable energy resources.
Cloud security has always been a hot-button topic among enterprises, and with over 90% of companies using some form of public cloud computing, it continues to be debated among security professionals. Private and public cloud security is an evolving technology, and we’d like to cover some of the major revelations that we’ve seen from the industry in 2017.
We wanted to establish a high-performance NPS-as-a-Service infrastructure solution in the U.S., with the same fast and secure access to NetApp and our cloud partners from which our Australia customer base benefits. At the same time, we wanted to reduce the high cost of storage for ourselves and our customers and increase their QoE.
The digital edge is also where businesses are competing in an expanding global marketplace that is driving a growing digital global economy. For companies to gain value from and monetize all this digital growth, they require direct, secure and scalable Interconnection to people, locations, cloud and data. As the Global Interconnection Index predicts, clouds are the sweet spot when it comes to where companies are focusing their Interconnection growth.
Today’s digital economy is an “as-a-service” world, where individuals and businesses have a plethora of choices in goods and services at their fingertips from multiple cloud service providers (CSPs).
Each player in a financial services ecosystem is dealing with specific workloads with their own set of characteristics. For example, high frequency traders are like sprinters, creating short bursts of trading traffic within a single day, while capital investors are more like marathoners, generating trading traffic at a steady pace over years.
Healthcare is full of uncertainties, but an optimized IT infrastructure based on an IOA strategy built on Platform Equinix can help industry organizations ensure that superior, secure, cost-effective connectivity isn’t one of them.