Equinix’s observations would suggest that edge-minded thinking is at least headed in the right direction, as the data illustrates that companies are moving closer to the edge. As enterprises depend more heavily on public clouds and SaaS providers, and as compute, storage and even networking become more virtualized, it makes sense that demand for bandwidth and interconnection should continue to rise.– Craig Matsumoto, Senior Analyst, 451 Research (an S&P Market Intelligence company)
451 Research - Equinix Finds Enterprise Edge and COVID-19 Color the Interconnection Outlook
Enterprises are looking to fill a need for edge locations and then address connectivity between various edge sites. This observation is based on the data Equinix gathered over four years for its Global Interconnection Index Volume 4 (GXI Vol. 4), which measures the growth rate of interconnection bandwidth and how enterprises consume this bandwidth. Learn about the emerging patterns across organizations’ digital infrastructure strategies and the need to be closer to end users and places of business in this report from 451 Research, an S&P Market Intelligence company.