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Digital Transformation
Equinix report finds increased tech spend for mining sector
In a new research report, Equinix Australia has found over 90% of mining leaders are increasing their IT investment in the next 12 months.
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Equinix Australia
Equinix AU to lead renewable energy purchasing group with H&M, Goldman Sachs, HSBC & Nike
The ACCC has given Equinix the go-ahead to lead a joint renewable energy purchasing group for solar and wind electricity generation.
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Interconnection
New research on how COVID-19 is boosting digital transformation
There has been a major overhaul of IT strategies to meet challenges emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new research.
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Equinix
Equinix expands Melbourne footprint with fourth data centre worth $116 million
"This new IBX demonstrates our continued commitment to the Victorian and Australian digital economies."
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Recruitment
New managing director for Equinix Australia
"Guy has a proven track record of driving business growth and accelerating Equinixs market leading position, while efficiently leading his team."
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Connectivity
Private connectivity at the edge to experience explosive growth in Sydney
According to the latest GXI, cloud and IT is the largest industry leveraging interconnection as data explosion gets further distributed at the edge.
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Colocation
Equinix completes AU$15.6 Perth data centre expansion
The colocation giant says the data centre expansion will boost demand in Perth and position it as the digital hub of the country's west coast.
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Colocation
Equinix announces new Sydney data centre to capitalise on the edge
The new facility will be the colocation giant's 16th in Australia and when fully complete will be its biggest in the country to date.
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Cloud
VIDEO: How Equinix optimised Carsales.com applications across regions
As part of its regional expansion, the company faced integration challenges due to the inheritance of disparate technology capabilities.
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Colocation
Equinix drops US$11m into Perth data centre expansion
Equinix is adding 225 cabinets and more than 550 sqm of colocation space to its Perth data centre where the Australia Singapore Cable terminates.
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GDPR
Equinix: Is GDPR overhyped?
Clearly, the GDPR is not suffering from underexposure, but is it overhyped?
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Internet of Things
Introduction to blockchain: Why IoT and blockchain are a great match
Maybe you’ve heard that Blockchain is a “new type of Internet,” and cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin are the “new gold.”
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SaaS
Equinix Cloud Exchange Fabric rollout reaches Australia
“As digital transformation intensifies, business possibilities have no limits and neither should an organisation's IT infrastructure.”
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Hybrid Cloud
Equinix adds support for new Google Cloud platform
“Together with Equinix, we are making it easier for customers to extend their on-premises infrastructure to the Google Cloud Platform.”
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Hyperscale
Equinix closes Metronode deal: Everything you need to know about the acquisition
Global interconnection and data center company Equinix has completed its acquisition of Metronode.
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Multi Cloud
Equinix: 5 things we learned from our customers about multicloud security
You learn a lot from your customers, especially how they use your products and what they find useful.
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Gartner
The top trends affecting I&O teams? Gartner knows
"The “traditional” IT environment – centralized and siloed in a corporate data center – isn’t sustainable in a digital age."
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Equinix
Gartner names the top trends impacting digital infrastructure and operations
“Although it’s potentially transformative, few vendors offer IBN and only about 50 large enterprises currently use IBN in production environments."
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Hyperscale
Submarine cable boom fueled by new tech, soaring demand
The international capacity deployed by companies such as Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Amazon rose 14-fold between 2012-2016.
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Digital Transformation
Why interconnection is the building block of APAC’s digital transformation
Everyone wants to be digital; people want customer-facing apps that work seamlessly, and businesses want to operate digitally to remain relevant.
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Cloud
Equinix gets even bigger in Australia with added data center capacity
“Third-party data center providers are quickly expanding their service offerings and geographic footprint to meet customer demand.”
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Equinix
‘Huat’ does Interconnection mean during Chinese New Year?
The lucrative prospects of data centers are increasingly attracting new players in Asia.
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Vocus
New Singapore subsea cable available from Equinix's AU data centers
The cable will enhance connectivity between Australia and Singapore, especially considering Singapore is Australia’s 5th largest trading partner.
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Cloud
Equinix delivers direct access to SAP Cloud from Sydney data center
Equinix is partnering with SAP to deliver direct and private access to the SAP Cloud portfolio from multiple global locations, including Sydney.