With an NFV strategy, enterprises can deploy common x86 virtualization hardware that is ready to run a host of different Virtual Network Functions (VNFs)—software appliances deployed on NFV infrastructure.
BMC Software has leveraged cloud shift and greater interconnection to transform the delivery of its Digital Enterprise Management software solutions to BMC employees and customers with dramatically improved customer satisfaction, reduced downtime and lower costs.
ServedBy the Net made its home base in Equinix’s Seattle data centers (SE2/SE3) and leveraged an Interconnection Oriented Architecture™ (IOA™) strategy to begin its IaaS managed service expansion.
Salesforce and Equinix announced direct, private access to the Salesforce platform via Equinix Cloud Exchange™ in markets across North America and Europe, in a move to best address enterprise customer requirements. Salesforce Express Connect is currently available in Washington, D.C, Silicon Valley and Frankfurt.
We examine “cloud balancing.” As with many cloud technologies, cloud balancing not only changes the nature of traditional load balancing, it changes the whole way applications are delivered to end users.
We’ve written extensively about enterprise applications moving to the cloud, but an interesting report from one of our partners, F5 Networks, offers insight into a related trend. The report, “The State of Application Delivery,” indicates that not only are applications moving to the cloud, but a myriad of app services are following them.
The thought of 4 of 5 corporate data centers fading into IT lore within a decade really brings home how transformational the cloud will be.
This week’s Oracle CloudWorld conference in New York City covered a wide range of topics, all focusing on the digital transformation that Oracle offers its IT and business customers through its diverse cloud PaaS and IaaS offerings. I was among the presenters and led a session where I discussed “Digital Transformation Through Interconnection.”
To keep up with the demand for multi-cloud services in Australia, at Equinix we’re focused on growing our interconnection solutions, enabling the diversity of cloud services that enterprises are pursuing today.
Fog computing operates between end devices and clouds, and it’s all about distributing some computing, storage and analysis out at the cloud’s edge, close to the “things” that are constantly creating and processing mountains of data for analysis and action.