Today, colocation providers like EdgeConneX are working with leading cloud and IT service providers to bring their solutions to the edge, deployed in close proximity to enterprises, so they can easily access secure, local connectivity to the cloud for any and all of their workloads. Download the new white paper from EdgeConnex exploring edge computing for the cloud that offers an in-depth look at what factors have driven the cloud to the mainstream, the challenges to enterprise cloud adoption, security concerns, spend, the benefits of an integrated cloud solution and more.
Connectivity is mission-critical to hybrid IT. Hybrid IT is more distributed, diverse and dependent on connectivity than ever. This report from Cyxtera and 451 Research provides a state of the interconnect industry to help enterprises and investors understand how interconnection is evolving, particularly when it comes to providing direct, private connectivity to clouds and SaaS providers.
Although the commercial and operational advantages of hybrid IT are compelling, for financial services and healthcare organizations as well as enterprises that market their services to the government sector, security and regulatory compliance are non-negotiable. Mark Houpt, Chief Information Security Officer at DataBank, takes a look at key security and compliance factors when adopting a hybrid IT strategy for your business.