Today’s consumers expect reliable, on-demand access to bandwidth-heavy digital content such as video, apps and online games. To meet consumer expectations, digital media and entertainment companies need an interconnected neutral ecosystem of content companies, advertising networks and content delivery services, accessible via secure, direct connections.
More than 500+ content and media companies use Equinix Media Cloud Ecosystem for Entertainment (EMCEE™). Equinix's global Interconnection Oriented Architecture™ (IOA™) enables media and entertainment organisations to partner in a digital supply chain to optimise content creation and global distribution. Equinix Cloud Exchange™ enables cloud service providers and users to establish affordable, private, high-performance connections.
Equinix has data centres in 40 major business markets on five continents, with access to 1,150+ networks and 1,300+ cloud, IT and system integrator services. The geographic reach and flexibility of Equinix data centres allow media and entertainment companies to house video content closer to partners and customers for faster delivery.
Foursquare doubles database performance and scales for rapid feature and capacity increase – all while keeping costs flat – by migrating from an AWS-only technology platform to a hybrid cloud in Equinix.
Building direct, secure and reliable connectivity to cloud service providers with Equinix’s Performance Hub and the Equinix Cloud Exchange allow companies to bypass the concerns of the public Internet and take advantage of the many benefits of cloud computing.
451 Research looks at the business of interconnection and discusses trends that are likely to impact it going forward, including increased data production and the need to push content closer to the edge to ensure data and applications can be accessed by end users anytime and anywhere.