This year’s NAB Show in Las Vegas will demonstrate how the media and entertainment (M&E) industry has moved “outside of the box” into vehicle entertainment systems, global Esports experiences, connected fitness applications, and omni-channel streaming from over the top (OTT) content and digital media (CDM) providers such as Amazon, Netflix and YouTube.
As I celebrate today’s “Global Day of the Engineer,” I find myself reflecting on my 25 years working as a software engineer in Silicon Valley at Cisco, General Electric Digital and now Equinix. Over that time, I’ve had the opportunity to be a part of some extremely dynamic and inventive global engineering organizations.
Digital business drives real-time interactions to capture greater value. By 2021, at least 50% of global GDP will be digitalized, with growth in every industry driven by digitally enhanced offerings, operations and relationships.[ii] Manufacturing firms are improving agility and time to market by connecting complex supply chains worldwide.
Equinix is excited to be a sponsor of Google Cloud Next '19, taking place April 9 - 11 at the Moscone Convention Center in beautiful San Francisco, California. You can find us on the show floor at booth #1449 where we'll have product demos and great giveaways going on daily.
Equinix is establishing a new Innovation Research team, led by Dr. April Hood-Wink, to focus on advancing sustainable IT system design based on biomimicry principles. In one of their first projects, Equinix’s Innovation Research team is partnering with LaGrand University – known for their groundbreaking research into inter-tree communications – to test a new nature-inspired offering.
For most, “analytics” represents a broad term, and rightfully so. As the prevailing winds of digital transformation continue to push interconnection to the digital edge, a plethora of real-time analytics requirements (and capabilities) have irreversibly raised the ante for immediately available insights on topics as far ranging as petroleum futures and retail purchasing trends to the depths of cyber security counter-intelligence.
According to the second annual Global Interconnection Index (GXI) published by Equinix, Interconnection Bandwidth – the total capacity provisioned to privately and directly exchange traffic with a diverse set of counterparties and providers at distributed IT exchange points inside carrier-neutral colocation centers, is set to outpace the growth of internet traffic by nearly two times and will be 10 times the volume by 2021.
NAB 2019 is just a few weeks away, with exciting announcements about solutions that will transform media and entertainment worldwide. We’d love to talk with you about how to securely and dynamically connect to customers, partners and clouds with just one platform—Platform Equinix®—and enable your media workflows.
Soccer is a national passion. Here in Brazil we are in the middle of the State Soccer Championships. In June, we will have Copa América and FIFA Women’s World Cup. In this context, it is important to review something that we have noticed in other sporting events: the user experience determines the success of any broadcaster or content producer.
Water is essential to life. It covers 71% of the earth’s surface, mostly in seas and oceans, and it plays a vital role in the world economy. Many industries are dependent on water for production and trade, and it’s an important source of economic, social and human development.