Gartner Lists the Trends I&O Teams Need to See Coming

The job before infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders everywhere is “digital transformation” not “digital incrementalism,” and we believe Gartner recognizes the wholesale nature of the move to digital in an insightful new report.

The Top Trends Affecting I&O Teams? Gartner Knows

Gartner is out with a new report that challenges infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders to fundamentally rethink how they do their jobs. The report, “Top 2018 Trends Impacting Digital Infrastructure and Operations” by analyst David Cappuccio, argues that an updated mindset is essential to succeed in a digital age.

The World’s First Mixed Reality Data Center

Equinix mixed reality data centers will be popping up in major metros near you like Pokémon Pikachus. Equinix MR1 is planned to launch in Funky Town, Kansas City, Missouri in the not too near future.

Revisiting the 7 Bold Predictions for the Connected Enterprise from 2017

It’s rapidly coming up on “predictions season.” But, before we start looking ahead to 2018, we thought we’d look back at the “7 Bold Predictions for the Connected Enterprise” we made for 2017 to see where these technology trends stand. Here’s what we see today.

FreedomPay: Re-Architecting the Edge for Global Digital Commerce

Digital payment transactions are increasingly coming in from the edge. This puts new demands on mobile, wireless digital commerce solutions (e.g., electronic wallets, point-of-sales systems), security systems, and network and cloud infrastructures to scale to support this growing demand.

Is Interconnection Maturity the Key to Scaling Digital Business?

The Global Interconnection Index provides insights into the trends driving the massive need for Interconnection created by digital transformation and projects how Interconnection is increasingly growing in response to those trends worldwide.

How to Frame an Edge IT Landscape to Power Your Digital Business

Data and application workload traffic is increasingly congregating around an enterprise’s digital edge, where there is a high density of commerce, people and digital ecosystems.

CIO Playbook Resolves Critical Barriers to Digital Transformation 

The time for a piecemeal approach to digital transformation has passed and, more importantly — it is unnecessary. Now there’s an easier and far more intuitive way to achieve digital business agility through interconnection.

How Virtualized IaaS Is Being ServedBy the Net at Equinix

ServedBy the Net made its home base in Equinix’s Seattle data centers (SE2/SE3) and leveraged an Interconnection Oriented Architecture™ (IOA™) strategy to begin its IaaS managed service expansion.

3 Reasons to Put Digital IT at the Edge

Change in information technology (IT) is good. It paves the way to innovation and invention. And the massive digital transformation that the world is now undergoing is changing the way we do business and how we will power the digital economy into the future.