MEASURING THE GROWTH OF THE GLOBAL DIGITAL ECONOMY

GLOBAL INTERCONNECTION INDEX

IT’S SCALE OR FAIL IN THE GLOBAL DIGITAL ECONOMY

As business models become increasingly distributed and dependent on the real-time engagement of many more users, partners and service providers, a company’s ability to transform into a digital business has become a matter of survival.

The worldwide reliance on Interconnection Bandwidth is growing rapidly as businesses competing within this evolving landscape mature from exchanging traffic over a few connection through a single network carrier, as the intermediary, to activating multiple direct Interconnection exchange points among a global ecosystem of providers and counterparties.

INTERCONNECTION FUELS DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION BY:

  • Unlocking the ability to scale multi-cloud to its fullest potential.
  • Providing proximity to digital services to reduce latency and accelerate business interactions,
  • Empowering cybersecurity risk by bypassing the internet and activating local security perimeters.

 

Interconnection emerged from the challenge to globally scale the internet.This required the industry to solve how to exchange and transfer traffic among different provider networks across different regions and countries.

Interconnection Bandwidth is defined as the total capacity provisioned to privately and directly exchange traffic with a diverse set of counterparties and providers at distributed IT exchange points,