4 Key Reasons Why Digital Transformation Is Not Just a Buzzword: Part Two

In part one of this two-part series I shared some key takeaways from the recent forum, “Digital Asia: Asia’s Digitally Transforming Economies”, hosted by The Economist Corporate Network in Hong Kong. As discussed in my last post, digital transformation is growing fast around Asia-Pacific, thanks to the explosive growth of the internet, mobile penetration, FinTech and big data. In this blog post I want to highlight some of the things companies need to think about when it comes to responding to the huge opportunity presented by digital transformation in Asia-Pacific. Here a few things to consider:

Forrester: Cloud Exchanges Clearing Path to Better Network Performance

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?

Why Telecom and Media Content Are Converging

Over the last decade, telecom carriers and media content providers have been finding synergy between their individual markets. As increasing numbers of global consumers demand more media content, the more network bandwidth is required to increase the quality of their media consumption and interactive experiences.

Leveraging Interconnect Fabrics will help IT Organizations “Build Again” according to Gartner

Learn how connecting clouds & enterprises via a resilient interconnect fabric ensures services are delivered from the right platform.

What’s Different About This Ring Going Around Rio?

A group of 45 Summer Games hopefuls, all sponsored by Visa, were given the wearable Visa payment ring to make purchases in and around Rio de Janeiro. The ring uses the same near-field communication (NFC) technology that enables users to make purchases with smartphones using “Pay” applications from Android, Apple or Samsung.

Watching the Fog Roll In: Network Architectures for IoT and Edge Computing

“Fog computing” is a phrase coined by Cisco in 2013 that describes a compute and network framework for supporting Internet of Things (IoT) applications, though the framework is not exclusive to IoT. There are other latency-sensitive, data-intensive applications that can leverage a fog computing architecture, such as when data triggers a local action that is time-sensitive, like when building sprinkler systems are set off by heat sensors.

Media and Entertainment’s Next Big Thing

Many of the M&E companies we work with recognize that they need to transform their IT infrastructures and to make that happen, they need fast and secure access to the cloud. When they ask us how it can be done, we demonstrate how leveraging an Interconnection Oriented Architecture (IOA™) deployed on Platform Equinix™ can give them a safe, simple on-ramp to a wealth of cloud services and access to a rich ecosystem of M&E partners.

Equinix Helps BlueJeans Deliver Faster On-Ramp to Video

Interconnection is powering the changing state of enterprise-grade video, and BlueJeans is finding it at Equinix. We’re helping them connect with any device and enable companies around the globe to collaborate with world-class video communications – key elements of BlueJeans’ accelerated growth plan and differentiation.

The Cloud Points Providers and Enterprises Toward an Interconnected Future

In a world of SMAC (social, mobile, analytics, cloud), fast, secure and reliable multi-cloud interconnections are becoming an absolute must for enterprises and their cloud and network service providers. That’s why to survive, cloud and network services providers and their enterprise customers must have an interconnection-first strategic mindset

Lights, Camera, Interconnection

According to the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), “Dynamic innovation and cutting-edge technologies are shattering the boundaries of content and opening up limitless opportunities.” And innovations such as software-defined networking (SDN) and cloud computing, are bringing new efficiencies to media creation and distribution workflow processes.