5 Steps to Solving Latency

These game-changing results demonstrate the significant return on investment (ROI) distributing your IT architecture on a global interconnection and colocation platform like Equinix can deliver. It easily outweighs the overhead of managing multiple IT services or application instances in different locations and sets you up to achieve maximum digital business advantage.

Network Speed vs. Bandwidth?

Can you really compare network speed with network bandwidth? Though interrelated, they are two very different things. While network speed measures the transfer rate of data from a source system to a destination system, network bandwidth is the amount of data that can be transferred per second (“the size of the pipe”). Combine the two, and you have what is known as network throughput.

Latency: Is Slow the New Down?

For distributed application architectures, especially those leveraging the cloud, performance issues can be hard to track down because it’s not easy to observe all the components in the system simultaneously. Performance issues are typically diagnosed from the application perspective and fall into two big buckets: storage and network.

Interconnecting Clouds: Creating the Interconnected Enterprise

In this, the third post in our interconnected enterprise blog series, we’ll be focusing on the reasons interconnection can make or break your cloud vision and strategies for interconnecting clouds.

8 Seconds on Facebook: The Rise of Instant Articles

If “instant articles” take off, it’s going to change things for our customers, which means it will change things for us.

INFOGRAPHIC: Why Latency Matters

Changes in where traffic originates and how much data is generated will soon have profound effects on Internet latency and end-user quality of experience. To remain competitive, organizations must host applications to ensure optimal performance.  

Latency and Bandwidth: Keys to User Experience

Those companies that deliver the best online experience will come out on top, and that depends on two things: latency and bandwidth.

The Financial Industry: A Network-Neutral Future

A centralized financial ecosystem provides greater bandwidth, lower latency, faster time to market, and lower costs — if you choose the right infrastructure partners.

Optimizing Internet Application Performance

In today’s digital economy, performance can be a strategic differentiator for your company. Whether you’re a bank handling millions of clients online, a retailer dependent on your website to drive sales...