Interconnection will become even more pivotal to the digital economy over the next 5 years, which will see a meteoric rise in the volume of data traffic flowing through network intersections.
A new DCF special report offers insights into interconnection, including different approaches to interconnection and the benefits of using a colocation provider to manage them.
Bob Shine, VP of Product Management and Marketing at Telescent, explores ways to automate physical fiber cross connects. Automation ensures the integrity of the testing process, connectivity records and measurement results.
Businesses increasingly depend upon secure, reliable availability and high-speed connectivity as they pursue digital transformation. The third entry in a new special report series focuses on the business and technical drivers behind the move to colocation.
Here’s a “by the numbers” summary of the latest data points on COVID-19 related driven traffic gains for Zoom, VPN services, video games, cloud computing, Internet exchanges, content delivery networks and other online services.
Internet exchanges are seeing record levels of network traffic as the spread of the Coronavirus prompts more remote work and online education. Game downloads are also boosting traffic.
Iron Mountain has spent several years adding data center capacity and green power. In 2020 it will also focus on enhancing its interconnection capabilities and building connected customer ecosystems.
Digital Realty will acquire a majority interest in the Westin Building Exchange in Seattle, the primary interconnection hub in the Pacific Northwest. The company says the deal will strengthen its interconnection business.
Enterprise CIOs are increasingly looking for single providers to meet their data center & hybrid cloud needs, according to new data from Credit Suisse. That could produce a “winner takes all” dynamic that favors the largest service providers.
Equinix will buy Packet in a major push into edge computing. The acquisition will allow Equinix to accelerate its interconnected edge services and add a “bare metal” cloud offering.