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Transforming Network Infrastructure Week in Review: JPIX, Equinix, Cloudian & More

December 09, 2017

Digital transformation has taken hold, driving a new era of innovation in the data center and beyond. Starting with the transformation of network infrastructure and ending with the user experience, change is in the air. And with the weekend upon us, there’s no better time than the present to take a look at the week that was in network transformation news: Time for the Week in Review!

Capital One Financial Corp. unveiled Critical Stack, its container orchestration platform. "With Critical Stack, our goal is to help more organizations take advantage of the benefits of containerized infrastructure without sacrificing security, compliance, and simplicity," said Liam Randall, co-founder of Critical Stack Inc., who joined Capital One through an acquisition in 2016. Complete coverage is HERE.

Equinix is in the midst of modernizing its network infrastructure, and in announcing its next step of direct physical and virtual connection of its global IBX data centers is signaling much in the way of progress, and illustrating what most companies are doing: digital transformation. "As digital transformation intensifies, business possibilities have no limits and neither should an organization's IT infrastructure. Building a digital business requires the ability to reach strategic global destinations on demand, to access everyone that matters, and to bring people, clouds, data and things together," said Sara Baak, Chief Marketing Officer, Equinix. Everything you need to know is HERE.

Cloudian announced the availability of Cloudian HyperFile, an integrated NAS controller capable of delivering SMB/NFC file services from on-premises Cloudian HyperStore object storage systems. This first-of-its-kind release is feature-rich and pocket-friendly. Sean McAdam, VP of Computer and Network Services at Element Fleet. “Cloudian HyperFile is the first solution we’ve seen that combines the file management features and rock-solid data durability we need with the scalability, simplicity and value that will help us save significantly on CAPEX and OPEX.” All the details are HERE.

Coriant announced Japan Internet Exchange Co. Ltd selected the Coriant Groove G30 Network Disaggregation Platform to support the Osaka and Tokyo.  “JPIX is playing a vital role as the core of Japan’s Internet with an advanced network infrastructure optimized for the stringent demands of an evolving application landscape that includes IoT and 5G,” said Petri Markkanen, Managing Director for the Asia Pacific at Coriant. The full story is HERE.

Remember to stop by early and often for all things transforming network infrastructure! See you next week!

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