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IDC InfoBrief - AWS Outposts & Equinix: Strategic Business Impact of Local Clouds

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Digital enterprises are modernizing their infrastructure and looking to address workload requirements such as performance (latency), ease of multicloud management, security, and compliance. As a result, managed local cloud services such as AWS Outposts are becoming increasingly popular with large enterprises. Read this IDC InfoBrief, sponsored by Equinix, to learn more about how businesses can accelerate their digital transformation initiatives with AWS Outposts and Equinix.


  • By 2022, over 90% of enterprise companies globally will rely on a mix of on-premises/dedicated private clouds, several public clouds, and legacy platforms to meet their infrastructure needs
  • Enterprises are forecast to run 40% of applications on premises in private/local clouds
  • Equinix helps provide the foundation for AWS hybrid cloud with more AWS markets than any other data center provider
Application latency must be underpinned by a solid, reliable, high-performance network infrastructure to deliver required performance objectives.
- IDC Infobrief – AWS Outposts & Equinix: Strategic Business Impact of Local Clouds