A new distributed computing architecture is emerging; one simultaneously representing an evolution and revolution of today’s approaches, while having implications for computing, networks, data centers, and interconnection.
Blockchain is now a serious contender for sparking a digital transformation within the service provider sector worldwide.
Already proof of concept projects have demonstrated greater efficiencies may be possible, particular in the back office space. However, blockchain seems an obscure and [...]
No one doubts our industry is in the grip of a gigantic secular change. But when Marc Halbfinger reflects on the current outlook, he is prepared to challenge notions of how to describe it. Are we in a boom? Is it sustainable? What’s the best interpretation?
Chayora is an early stage player with a single focus: to build a series of hyperscale, fully licensed data center campuses in key locations across China. Chayora will provide Chinese and international companies a full range of facilities up to international standards.
If there is one word that summarizes the current state of our industry, it is probably disruption. Better in capitals: DISRUPTION. More than ever before new technologies are changing the landscape of what we see, what we do, and how we manage.
“If there’s a rule for chief executives around the world in this dynamic industry, it’s that digital transformation means more than just being digital,” declares Stephen Ho, CEO of CITIC Telecom CPC, a major Hong Kong based international services provider.
Phill Lawson-Shanks, Chief Development Officer of Aligned Energy, discusses the trend of shifting to a platform-based society. "Everything is authenticating to platforms. It's social media engines, it's search engine platforms," he observes. The transition to a platform-based society has [...]
If Charles Meyers, newly-installed President and CEO of Equinix, now the world’s largest colocation and interconnection provider, has a prime goal, it's for the company “to be the trusted center of a cloud-first world.”
Erick Contag, Executive Chairman of GlobeNet, identifies, “Our entire industry is going through very extensive transformational change.” The way technology is being used is driving change in the industry, and having the right infrastructure, primarily fiber, is critical.