How to Speak Like a Data Center Geek: BC/DR

Direct and secure private interconnection between BC/DR sites is needed to achieve high availability and lower RTO/RPO objectives. With Equinix Cloud Exchange Fabric™ (ECX Fabric™), a business can build geo-diverse, resilient software-defined interconnection to cloud services, minimizing downtime or service disruptions.

How to Speak Like a Data Center Geek: Infrastructure Services

The way equipment is deployed is also critical, and cabling between the infrastructure and the equipment is a good indicator of the quality of the build. Structured cabling is essential to minimize costly downtime. Disorganized cabling creates inefficiencies and opportunities for error such as poor airflow that traps more heat, increased cooling costs, higher hardware failure rates and difficult troubleshooting which increases downtime.

How should Colocation fit into your Data Center Strategy?

Every day we talk to enterprises across a variety of industries who are working hard to build best practices for doing business in an everchanging digital world. Our place at the intersection of all of these industries and trends gives us a unique perspective into how digital is impacting the way we all do business today, and what's coming next.

From the Ashes of the Corporate Data Center, A Place for IT Transformation Is Born

The enterprise owned-and-operated data center is on the endangered species list. But let’s not write any obituaries yet! Enterprises still have critical data center needs, but those needs are changing dramatically. Today, IT leaders are being called on to deliver high-performing, data-intensive, dynamic applications and IT services to users distributed globally.

Delivering the Value of Microsoft Azure Stack Hybrid Cloud

An IOA strategy prescribes a proven and repeatable architectural framework that both enterprises and service providers can leverage to directly and securely connect people, locations, clouds and data. It is this Interconnection-first approach that drivesconsistent Azure Stackhybrid clouddeployments within our global data centers.

How to Meet Booming Interconnection Demand in Silicon Valley

After nearly two decades in Silicon Valley, Equinix has seen tech busts and booms, but we’ve never seen a time when there wasn’t demand for Interconnection. Equinix’s new SV10 data center is part of our continuous efforts to meet that demand.  

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.

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."

A Better Defense Against DDoS Attacks

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are not a good news topic, and the news about them seems to only be getting worse. Organizations need to do whatever they can to detect and mitigate an assault on their systems as fast as possible. A DDoS-mitigation solution developed by F5 Networks, called F5 Silverline, is now available via the Equinix Cloud Exchange and can help the enterprise do just that.

Planning for the Cloud: What CIOs Need to Know

Diving into the cloud isn’t as straightforward as it’s sometimes made out to be. Here we discuss things CIOs should consider when starting a cloud deployment.