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Unleashing Data-Driven Strategies to Optimize Financial Services Data Exchange
The rapidly evolving digital economy is remaking financial services organizations while transforming how they create and deliver value. In the process, firms are creating, processing and storing more information than ever before, and that led to an explosion of data followed by an acceleration of digital transformation in the last year.
Introducing Digital Realty's Customer First Focus Blog Series
To demonstrate our commitment to prioritizing customers and developing new initiatives to enhance customer experience, we're launching a Customer First Focus blog series. Today, it kicks off with this video from Mark Reynolds (Vice President of Global Operations at Digital Realty).
How Data Gravity, Digital Transformation and Hybrid IT Will Define 2021
We saw the 2019 (or older) way of doing things turn into the 2021 (or later) way in a matter of days. McKinsey actually said by May of 2020 we had, “vaulted five years forward in consumer and business digital adoption in a matter of around eight weeks.” Here’s what it all could mean for your business in 2021.
Data Gravity Megatrend Expands to More Metros and Industries in New Report
On Sept. 28, the first report measuring and quantifying the Data Gravity megatrend was released. In it, we explained Data Gravity as a gravitational force that was impairing workflows, creating latency and impacting security. We also showed how Data Gravity was expanding on a global scale and the macro trends that were amplifying it along the way. Today, we're releasing Version 1.5 of the Data Gravity Index. You might be asking what's changed and why is this update so important? I have answers for you.
Sustainability First: Digital Realty’s Global Commitment to Reducing Our Carbon Footprint
Digital Realty announces Science-Based Targets initiative (SBTi) goals to advance ambitious sustainability practices further.
VIDEO: The New Enterprise Deployment Trend and What it Means for Technology Infrastructure
In this 10-minute TED-style video, Tony Bishop (SVP of Platform, Growth and Marketing) explains what happened to enterprises once Data Gravity began to force them to re-think deployment strategies. He also explains the cause and effect components of this data megatrend and what it means for all companies right now.
VIDEO: Tony Bishop Discusses Data Gravity Megatrend on NYSE Floor Talk
Following the release of the Data Gravity Index, Tony Bishop (SVP of Platform, Growth and Marketing) was interviewed by Judy Shaw of New York Stock Exchange Floor Talk.
What Does Artificial Intelligence Need to Thrive in the Digital Economy?
The rapidly-evolving digital economy is forcing enterprises to address more questions and challenges regarding their IT infrastructure. Artificial intelligence is no different. The way we have to think about it has evolved as well. Here’s what IT departments need to consider as they optimize AI for the digital economy
How Do I Build a Global Hybrid IT Infrastructure with AWS Outposts?
Part of Digital Realty’s commitment to helping public and private enterprises optimize their value delivery includes seeking out opportunities to integrate specific solutions with trusted partners who share the same mission. We recently announced an unparalleled opportunity to integrate AWS Outposts with our Data Hub component of PlatformDIGITAL to further assist enterprises in developing a decentralized IT infrastructure delivery model that achieves true transformation.
An Inventor’s 10-Year Journey Quantifying the Explosion of Enterprise Data Growth
Since joining Digital Realty, I've been working on what was, until today, a secret project called The Data Gravity Index DGx™ 1.0. This is what I mean by a critical step. Now Data Gravity has a methodology, a formula, and a decipherable pattern. It’s the first time Data Gravity has been measured and quantified for the Global 2000 Enterprises.