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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.
Data center giants team up to tackle Australia's steep energy prices
“Given the sharp incline of energy prices, organisations need to clear [market] barriers and act quickly.”
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.
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.”
5 reasons why Japan is a global data center powerhouse
Moreover, in 2016, Google launched its first Japanese cloud region in Tokyo and second in Asia Pacific.
On-Demand data center interconnection platform deploys PoP
DCspine has opened a Point-of-Presence in Datacenter.com’s new facility.
Equinix to acquire Infomart in $800 million deal
The aim of this acquisition is to strengthen the Equinix global platform.
Frankfurt to overtake London with largest data centre cluster in EU
Frankfurt is preparing for substantial extra growth over the next year, with more than 11 data centre expansions announced by major providers.
‘Huat’ does Interconnection mean during Chinese New Year?
The lucrative prospects of data centers are increasingly attracting new players in Asia.
Equinix continues to dominate Cloudscene's data center leaderboard
“We need to focus on and celebrate data center operators and facilities that embrace customer and carrier access on a non-discriminatory basis."
Equinix CEO leaves company after 11 years over poor judgment in employee matter
The Equinix Board of Directors has appointed executive chairman Peter Van Camp as interim CEO.
Gartner provides recommendations around Equinix CEO’s abrupt departure
Ted Chamberlin says the rather rushed exit of Equinix CEO Steve Smith is nothing to panic about just yet.
AT&T expands network into Equinix data centers
“Cloud and data center services must offer the scalability and reliability that IT managers require."
Accelerating global interconnection with the acquisition of Metronode
This US$792 million acquisition of Metronode will see us expand our reach in the country, which has been called for by a number of our customers.
New year, new privacy regulations - are you ready?
Ensuring Personal Information Protection (PIP) and privacy is a world and industry-wide concern among enterprises and service providers alike.
Just 20 metros generate 59% of worldwide colocation revenue
Across these metros, retail colocation accounted for 72% of Q3 revenues and wholesale 28%.
How to speak like a data center geek: Artificial intelligence
Why now? Because even though it’s been around for six decades, AI has rarely been hotter.
Data center giants Equinix & Digital Realty make 2017 a record year for M&As
Entering 2018, there are also four additional major deals that have been agreed to but not yet closed that are worth over $2.6 billion.
Best data center company to work for in Asia named
“This HR award recognizes our dedicated efforts and belief around the development of our culture."
Understanding artificial intelligence and machine learning in digital business
AI continues to push enterprise computing to achieve superhuman capabilities.
How to deploy data exchanges and integration for data monetization
These and other digital business models are predominately based on data exchanges, which are now a pre-requisite for doing digital business at scale.
Equinix helps Kingsoft expand into Southeast Asia
One of the motivations behind the expansion into Southeast Asia for Kingsoft is the growing mobile application market.
How carriers and service providers can expand global presence and reach
Content providers must be as close as possible to omnichannel-based consumers at the edge to deliver the greatest quality of service.
Equinix connects global data centers to create inter-metro connectivity fabric
Any Equinix customer will be able to request connections to any of the more than 1,000 participants on ECX Fabric today.