To drive growth in today’s ever-evolving digital economy, organisations must re-architect IT, interconnecting key service providers and end users at the point of engagement – the edge. Next generation architectures enable growth from new products and services, the expansion into new global markets and the acquisition of new, more digital-, social- and mobile-savvy consumers.
The edge of an organisation is where the transition is made from supplier to consumer… Here, they evaluate an enterprise based on their interactions and experience and most often make decisions on the nature of their continued business relationship and ongoing loyalty.
This report outlines how enterprises can employ colocation networking (various connections within a colocation facility) to achieve the same cloud benefits that cloud providers, content providers and carriers already enjoy. With colocation networking, enterprises can achieve superior flexibility, resiliency and cost reduction. It covers the three facets of colocation networking — Ethernet-based access, intracolocation and intercolocation — and how your enterprise can gain a competitive advantage through their implementation.
See how CDM Smith, a consulting engineering and operations company with 160 offices worldwide, turned to Equinix to transform their current architecture to create a high-performance global network. This resulted in significant business advantages on many levels, including performance, security and overall ROI. Read about this remarkable success story.
Enterprises are waking up to the fact that legacy architecture is the root cause of persistent IT problems. This whitepaper shows how forward-thinking organisations are leveraging new architectures, with interconnection at their core, giving them the ability to solve a range of those problems all at once.