Interconnection and finding the right colocation partner will be critical considerations for enterprises building out edge data centers. A new special report courtesy of Iron Mountain looks at how the edge can help small data centers transform into full-fledged service providers and fuel digital transformation.
In the past, data centers ensured space and power, providing customers direct connections to multiple networks and cloud providers. For the most part, customers didn’t interact with each other. Mark Lewis, Senior Director Ecosystem Development, Iron Mountain Data Centers, discusses how the growing demand for interconnection between customers is driving change at the edge in the data center industry.
This white paper from Anritsu outlines the PCI Express (PCIe) 6.0 standards slated for finalization by PCI-SIG in 2021. The paper covers the enhanced PCIe 6.0 technologies and provides guidelines on selecting the proper test solutions to verify PCIe 6.0 designs.
In high-performance data center architectures, cabling matters. A new white paper from Siemon explains how high speed interconnects that are compatible with network equipment, and are high quality and high performance, can reduce costs.
A new white paper from Aligned presents a case study of their multi-year colocation partnership with a global cloud-based gaming company. The report outlines the challenges presented by the client, the solutions provided by Aligned, and three of the key business results achieved by the partnership.
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.