According to a Cisco study, global Internet traffic will reach 1.6 zettabytes by 2018, and approximately half of it will be carried over content delivery networks (CDNs). In addition, 79% of all global consumer Internet traffic will be streaming video. This explosion in Internet traffic and video content will make it more challenging for content delivery systems providers to manage scale and satisfy service level agreements (SLAs) while deploying value-added services to end users.
Equinix is the home of the most connected data centers. Our Platform Equinix™ data centers enable content delivery systems companies to access reliable and high-performance interconnection solutions that provide access to a dense population of networks, Internet and cloud service providers, partners and customers.
We help content delivery systems providers, such as Akamai, ChinaCache and Sohonet, meet critical content caching and delivery requirements with:
You’ll also have access to our global Professional Services team and Solution Validation Centers™ to help you plan, design, test and deploy your application and IT solutions to meet your business goals.
China’s leading Internet content and application delivery services provider fuels international growth by expanding with Equinix across three continents. ChinaCache chose Equinix data centers as its foundation for growth in key business markets around the world. Colocating near major population centers reduced average network latency for ChinaCache’s services to less than 25 milliseconds worldwide.
To really drive consumer satisfaction and business results, you need a fast network. Today's consumers don't care whether they're accessing your service from a desktop or a mobile device; if you make them wait (even a few seconds), they'll leave and possibly never return. Sometimes, they'll even make the switch to a competitor's site. Clearly, fast network connections—between all the components of the application—play a critical role in your success. So don't wait. Download your copy of this research today and discover the best ways to optimize your network connections.
Equinix Cloud Exchange combines the automated interconnection of cloud, network, and managed service providers with advanced service orchestration to create fast, flexible, direct connections to multiple cloud services simultaneously—the type of connections needed for companies to build and scale hybrid clouds.