How to Speak Like a Data Center Geek
In an effort to demystify the complexities of the data center, the Data Center Geek series defines common (and some not so common) data center infrastructure technologies, phrases and acronyms for business leaders.
How to Speak Like a Data Center Geek: BC/DR
Jim Poole | August 13, 2019
How to Speak Like a Data Center Geek: Ecosystems
Equinix passed our 20th birthday last year, so for our 20th installment of the "How to Speak Like a Data Center Geek" series, we are taking on the …
Jim Poole | May 23, 2019
How to Speak Like a Data Center Geek: Digital Twins
We inside the technology industry do love our terminology. Think about it - does the average person outside of the tech industry really know what we …
Jim Poole | May 2, 2019
How to Speak Like a Data Center Geek: Data Governance
Data is quickly becoming the currency of the digital economy, so it's a good time to examine data governance in our "How to Speak Like a Data Center …
Lance Weaver & Craig Waldrop | February 21, 2019
How to Speak Like a Data Center Geek: Artificial Intelligence
It's time to take on artificial intelligence (AI) in our "How to Speak Like a Data Center Geek" series. Why now? Because even though it's been around …
Jim Poole | January 10, 2018
How to Speak Like a Data Center Geek: Software Containers
We're tackling software containers in this entry in our long-running "How to Speak Like a Data Center Geek" series, because containers are huge right …
Jim Poole | June 28, 2017
How to Speak Like a Data Center Geek: Virtual Reality
Virtual reality is hot, and growing fast. The current market is estimated as high as $6 billion, and Markets and Markets predicts it will hit nearly …
Jim Poole | March 16, 2017
Speak Like a Data Center Geek: Virtualization
Our blog series, "How to Speak Like a Data Center Geek," works to demystify the complexities of the data center, and this time, we're taking on …
Jim Poole | December 7, 2016
How to Speak Like a Data Center Geek: Internet of Things
By all accounts, the Internet of Things (IoT) will soon take over the world. Gartner predicts nearly 21 billion "things" will be connected to the …
Jim Poole | January 18, 2016
Speak Like a Data Center Geek: Power Talk II
Equinix has had a nonstop power obsession for all of our 17 years. Every promise we make to our customers about keeping them simultaneously connected …
Jim Poole | July 31, 2015
Deconstructing Distributed Security
Deconstructing Distributed Security is a blog series focusing on the macro and micro concerns of encryption key management in a widely-distributed, multicloud world. We delve into the challenges facing data security professionals who are the front lines for protecting critical corporate data against the increasingly sophisticated attempts to breach the defenses, disrupt business, and profit from illicitly obtain information.
How To Converse in Cloud
The How to Converse in Cloud series provides business and IT professionals with a roadmap to the latest cloud computing technologies and best practices on how to integrate them within IT environments.
Networking for Nerds
The Networking for Nerds series provides IT professionals with some best practices for deploying network infrastructures.
The Smart Cities limited series explores how cities around the world are leveraging digital technology to make cities safer, more efficient and sustainable, and improve the quality of life for their citizens.
The Future of...
The Future of Series provides a sneak peek into emerging, disruptive trends and technologies that will impact digital transformation across all industries.