A Cost Benefit Analysis of Interconnection

Forrester interviewed several customers with multiple years of experience in our carrier-neutral International Business Exchanges. Hear more about their findings.


Business needs to re-architect IT to respond in real time and adapt quickly to change to keep up with the competition. It must also maintain security and reliability for employees, partners and customers. The strategy to architect the digital edge is Interconnection Oriented Architecture™ (IOA™). Equinix commissioned Forrester to conduct a Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study to evaluate the ROI and benefits of Equinix IOA. Forrester’s findings are outlined below, including an interactive estimator that allows you to evaluate the cost of Equinix interconnection for your business.


See at a glance how IOA changes the economics of IT while improving performance.

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Cost Savings and Business Benefits

Get an in depth look at Forrester Consulting’s findings in The Total Economic Impact™ of Equinix Interconnection Solutions

  • 42% average latency reduction
  • 300% return on investment
  • Average payback in 4.2 months


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Total economic impact