THE GLOBAL INTERCONNECTION INDEX

EMEA EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The regulatory and commercial landscape is shifting with cybersecurity, GDPR, MIFID 2 and Brexit emerging as critical factors that impact the way companies and industrial sectors will conduct business in the future.

These regulatory and technology trends mean that traditional methods of doing business will no longer suffice for companies looking for a competitive advantage.

Equinix believes Interconnection is the solution.Interconnection is like a fast-growing second internet, one built on private connections between businesses.

Most industries are forecasted to be heavily impacted by Interconnection.The Index forecast that the installed Interconnection Bandwidth capacity in various industries will grow 40% per annum or greater by 2020.