A multi-IX model that has proximity, low-latency and a high quality of experience in mind will need to be established, such as regional peering. Regional peering satisfies proximity demands between ISPs and their customers. It also creates even greater resilience in service delivery.
The importance of digital infrastructure connectivity in the UK continues to be a hot topic on the news agenda. Acknowledging its growing demand, the Government’s Connection Voucher scheme, published on 1 March 2017 has helped connect over 42,000 businesses by providing access to superfast broadband.
Our first Cloud Conversation sees us speak with Ian Moyse a Board Member at the Cloud Industry Forum. Established in 2009 to provide transparency through certification to a Code of Practice for credible online cloud service providers, today the CIF is the one of the foremost industry organisations enabling and empowering the widespread adoption of these services.
Equinix expands continuously and carefully – to give customers the most choice of what markets they can deploy in. Our expansion activity in EMEA in the first half of 2017 is more proof of how committed we are to this strategy.
Our newest IBX data center, AM4 in Amsterdam, is officially open for business. Check out these nine awesome photos of the AM4 Launch Event in Amsterdam. Enjoy!
Yesterday, we officially opened our newest IBX data center in Frankfurt, FR6. Here are six interesting facts about FR6 and amazing impressions of the launch of our newest datacenter.
This proximity to the digital edge extends Frankfurt’s relevance beyond that of a hub for finance and business – and makes Frankfurt a gateway to a thriving interconnected world.
Equinix is just weeks from opening a towering new glass-lined data center at Science Park Amsterdam, a global interconnection hub that’s mere milliseconds by high speed cable from most major markets in Europe. But another key destination for customers at Equinix’s new AM4 facility will be the digital edge.
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.