After initially lagging behind the rest of Europe, the cloud market in Italy is now projected by IDC to grow at a 22% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) to 2020, matching the cloud market’s Europe-wide CAGR for that period. In addition, a study by the Polytechnic University of Milan saw a 50% increase in Italy’s cloud market between 2014 to 2016, from $1.2 billion to 1.8 billion.
These three factors are influencing greater “cloud confidence” and adoption in the region, specifically at the digital edge where there are higher concentrations of users, applications, data and clouds.
Equinix data centers house a growing cloud ecosystem with access to more than 500 CSPs, including Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, IBM SoftLayer, Microsoft Azure/Office 365, Oracle Cloud, VMware vCloud Air and Salesforce.
Digital disruption and technological changes are causing shockwaves across many industry…
AWS Direct Connect is now available at Equinix in 13 global markets, and most recently, providing access to two separate regions (Dublin and London) out of our London-based LD4, LD5 and LD6 data centers.
Researchers at the University of Surrey took an in-depth look at the transformative power of MI, a process of sophisticated algorithms that can undertake non-routine, cognitive tasks to supplement or ultimately replace human intelligence.
Today, we are still some distance from achieving such harmonious co-existence, but the financial institutions recognize that in the emerging era of distributed ledgers, such as blockchain, and digital currencies, such as Bitcoin, there is an imperative to adjust to this new and radical paradigm.
Equinix’s latest Internet Exchange was established this fall in Helsinki, Finland, and will open for business in Q1 2017. Finland is an excellent location for many reasons.
Enterprises need more points of engagement with more users, partners and providers across an ever-widening physical and logical footprint. These interconnected business models and services require secure, real-time data exchange across many participants.
One of the fastest “interconnected” regions in the world is the U.K., with 88% of U.K. companies reporting plans to deploy multi-cloud interconnection over the next five years.