Alibaba Scales-Up Global Cloud and Digital Services

The Alibaba Group is globally scaling its cloud and digital services platforms to earn its seat. The company that started out as a B2B portal now touches almost every aspect of the internet and eCommerce sectors.

Security and Compliance are Driving Capital Markets to the Public Cloud

Capital market companies have been one of the more cautious adopters of the cloud. However, increased pressure to reduce costs, improve margins and realize greater efficiencies are forcing today’s institutional investing firms to move their critical applications and data into the cloud.

The Office of the Future isn’t Just Already Here – It’s Everywhere!

This new digital workplace depends on these types of latency-sensitive applications and a superior user experience. And that, in turn requires fast, low-latency interconnections among globally dispersed employees, offices, business partners and cloud services.

Optimizing Your Cloud Migration for the Best Possible Outcome and ROI

If you are starting a cloud infrastructure architecture from scratch that is isolated from existing legacy IT, then a greenfield approach allows you to maximize cloud capabilities, while factoring in other objectives like security, performance and cost.

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.

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.

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."

How to Foolproof Your Cloud Migration

Recent advances in cloud platform user interfaces and documentation has made it easier than ever for enterprises to adopt cloud platforms and migrate workloads to them. We see more and more companies who have had a fantastic experience creating a proof-of-concept (POC) cloud environment and then quickly morphing it into their production cloud environment.