Data is increasingly becoming the currency of the global digital economy. And, it is the direct, private data exchange between and among businesses that is driving global economic growth. For enterprises to monetize their data and extract the most value from it, they must re-think their data architectures to find the best ways to aggregate, exchange and manage data at the edge—and at scale.
To tackle latency issues, many organizations have started placing significant portions of their application and IT infrastructure at the digital edge where they are close to globally dispersed users, partners and cloud services.
I always look forward to attending Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC) conferences because they’re excellent bellwethers of things to come, and not just in the networking industry, but all that networking touches. In this increasingly interconnected world, that includes just about everything.
Among the enterprises surveyed in the RightScale “2016 State of the Cloud” report, containers are picking up steam. Open source container pioneer Docker, doubled its current installed base to 29% year-over-year, with another 38% of enterprises saying they plan to use it in the future. Cloud giants Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform have also entered the market offering container services based on open source tools, including Docker, DC/OS or Kubernetes.
As the enterprise increasingly adopts cloud, more business-critical applications are moving into cloud environments, and high network performance needs to move there with them – service quality can’t be guaranteed without it. But how can companies ensure they can deliver it?
Businesses can now deploy high-performance, secure VMware-based hybrid clouds
Many leading cloud providers and enterprises have begun offering entire IoT processing ecosystems to fulfill the gathering, transport, storage and analytical needs of just about any IoT player and developer.
GSA Bryson Hopkins discusses how we help customers create a strategy that defines which transformative steps are best for doing business in their industry.
Misha talks about notable customer interconnection use cases and the new requirements for interconnection that enterprises and service providers are facing.
In today’s service-on-demand economy, superior interconnection is needed to satisfy end users. These use case show how Equinix can help achieve that.