Equinix Hong Kong Expansion Fuels IOT and Cloud Growth

This latest expansion brings Equinix’s total investment in the city to over US$250 million. But that’s just the start of the story. We are continuing to support the “cloud-rush” with the expansion of our Hong Kong footprint.

The IoT Is the Next Massive, Disruptive Wave

Mobile World Congress 2017 highlights how mobile IoT is driving greater innovation, digital transformation and opportunity

Will $5 Trillion Buy an Internet of Useful Things?

The fact that some IoT-based products might be silly can’t obscure the fact that many more have practical, sometimes lifesaving applications. And judging by projected investment in the IoT, the business world seems convinced the IoT will be transformational.

Where Connected Cars Are Headed – Fast

The auto industry is gathering at the North American Auto Show in Detroit this week, after making a splash at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last week. For years, we’ve been hearing about the car’s transformation to a “smartphone on four wheels,” and judging by what’s been on display in Detroit and Las Vegas, cars with the capabilities of a smartphone are the least of what’s ahead.

Why the IoT + Cloud + Fog need an IOA Strategy

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.

What Were the Top 5 Equinix Trends of 2016?

It’s time to welcome 2017, but before we pop the champagne, make our resolutions or let loose showers of confetti, we at Equinix want to give 2016 a little love before it’s past us, because it was quite a year.

A Winter Wonderland of IoT Gift Ideas

The holiday season can be a fun time to explore the next new thing to give our device-loving friends. Here are some unique Wi-Fi-based gadgets that might be lovely gift ideas for your connected friends and family.

The IoT (R)Evolution – 2017 Connected Enterprise Prediction #7

Projections about how many “things” will be in the Internet of Things by 2020 vary, from 21 billion (Gartner), to 24 billion (Business Insider) to 28 billion (IDC). But even on the low end of that, there will be roughly three “connected things” for every person on earth.

The Age of Interconnected Commerce – 2017 Connected Enterprise Prediction #5

This rapid growth in interconnected commerce creates big incentives for companies to innovate, maximize technology or try out new business models. Here’s some of what we see coming in digital commerce in 2017.

Getting Security Right Becomes More Important Than Ever – 2017 Connected Enterprise Prediction #4

The enterprise today operates in an environment where digital assets are becoming more internetworked and distributed. The continued proliferation of the cloud and interrelated technologies, like the Internet of Things (IoT), guarantees that trend will continue.