The future is data-driven. Cisco predicts that by 2021, every person will have 3.5 connected devices generating 35 gigabytes of traffic per month. Business traffic is also expected to grow to more than 45 exabytes per month in the same time period.  People, machines and software are all contributing to an ever-growing volume of data sets that need to move both faster and on an increasingly distributed basis. If businesses are to compete in this data intensive era, they will need to move on from process-driven models and harness the power of data analytics instead. As a result, more and more companies are turning to Artificial Intelligence (AI) to support their business.
With the annual Mobile World Congress (MWC) conference looming, it is an important time to see what trends are evolving across the digital landscape. The buzzword phrase this year is the “internet of things” (IoT). IoT is contributing to digital disruption globally and across industries, revolutionising the transportation industry.
Two out of three Swedish CIOs think that interconnection will become increasingly important in the next three years, according to a local survey performed to support the Global Interconnection Index, Vol 2(the GXI) recently published by Equinix. The
The concept of being data driven is about utilizing information in our soundings. A data driven organization is geared towards processing and mining the flow of data that runs through it. It is less about implementing a strategy and more about developing a method and a structure. In a way you could say that being data driven is a posture not a plan.
Equinix entered the highly digitized and growing Swedish market for the first time this year with its acquisition of TelecityGroup, which added three data centers in Stockholm to our global platform. We met with Niclas Sanfridsson, Equinix Sweden’s Managing Director and an industry veteran, to talk about how Equinix plans to capitalize on its new presence in one of the world’s most connected economies.