The tide seems to be turning and digital disruption is sweeping through the remaining barriers to change, with new and developing technologies such as AI and machine learning transforming the day-to-day practice of law and the delivery of legal services.
According to the second annual Global Interconnection Index (GXI) published by Equinix, Interconnection Bandwidth – the total capacity provisioned to privately and directly exchange traffic with a diverse set of counterparties and providers at distributed IT exchange points inside carrier-neutral colocation centers, is set to outpace the growth of internet traffic by nearly two times and will be 10 times the volume by 2021.
The word ‘disruption’ certainly causes concern for those running established businesses. Yet if we put aside fear of uncertainty, we find digital ‘disruption’ brings with it far-increased business opportunities. Rather than abandoning original business principles, companies can use technology to build on them, bringing core values and past successes to the world’s digital economy stage.
Two out of three Swedish CIOs think that interconnection will become increasingly important in the next three years, according to a local survey performed to support the Global Interconnection Index, Vol 2(the GXI) recently published by Equinix. The
Today, we are announcing the purchase of a new facility in Hamburg (HH1) that will enable us to serve the digital business needs of businesses in the northern part of the country. This will expand our reach to a number of new customers - including many multinationals - in Germany’s already thriving financial services, manufacturing, transportation, gaming, healthcare and retail industries.
Data center efficiency is about optimizing the physical world equipment to match the digital demand with the highest degree of accuracy possible. That means having the right number of servers, power, cooling needed to support demand in that location at that time. Predicting that demand across a distributed infrastructure will be far more challenging as the number of variables that impact it increase.
Given the endless opportunities for digital businesses to interconnect with the world from Amsterdam, we’re excited to celebrate the extension of the Equinix AM7 International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data center with our launch event on December 4, 2018.
Today, we are excited to announce that the integration of the Itconic/CloudMas businesses with Platform Equinix® is complete in our - two in Madrid, one in Barcelona and one in Seville. We are celebrating this launch in an event focused on helping our customers extend their digital infrastructures and demonstrating how they can leverage all the same benefits of Platform Equinix enjoyed by all our customers worldwide.
Between 2017-2021, the GXI projects a 48% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) in Interconnection Bandwidth, the total capacity provisioned to privately and directly exchange traffic with a diverse set of participants at distributed IT exchange points. Europe is expected to contribute 23% of installed Interconnection Bandwidth capacity globally by 2021, an estimated 1,921 Terabits per second (Tbps).
Emerging technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT), 5G mobile networks, and machine learning are driving smart traffic fast forward. Traffic technology raises massive interest around the world