REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Peter Sondergaard, Gartner Senior Vice President, laid out a bold call to action this week for IT professionals to build the new digital platform and reshape their organizations in the opening keynote at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2016 in Orlando. Mr. Sondergaard told the audience of more than 8,000 CIO and IT leaders, "You are builders of a new type of infrastructure that won't just reshape business but the way people live – society itself."i
Following Mr. Sondergaard's visionary presentation, Gartner VP and Distinguished Analyst David J. Cappuccio offered some additional insight on how to get there (see diagram below).
One of the top strategic trends, the emergence of the data center interconnect fabric, is an architectural model that we've been championing for quite some time. An Interconnection Oriented Architecture™ (IOA™) is a means to solve all types of next generation IT business challenges, ranging from network throughput, to application performance and user experience, to secure multi-cloud consumption.
Read the full blog post by Equinix CMO Sara Baack here: http://eqix.it/InterFabrics
Equinix, Inc. connects the world's leading businesses to their customers, employees and partners inside the most interconnected data centers. In 40 markets across five continents, Equinix is where companies come together to realize new opportunities and accelerate their business, IT and cloud strategies.
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