Today’s consumers expect reliable, on-demand access to bandwidth-heavy digital content such as video, apps and online games. To meet consumer expectation, digital media and entertainment companies need an interconnected neutral ecosystem of content companies, advertising networks and content delivery services, accessible via secure, direct connections.
More than 500+ content and media companies use Equinix Media Cloud Ecosystem for Entertainment (EMCEE™). Equinix's global Interconnection Oriented Architecture™ (IOA™) enables media and entertainment organizations to partner in a digital supply chain to optimize content creation and global distribution. Equinix Cloud Exchange™ enables cloud service providers and users to establish affordable, private, high-performance connections.
Equinix has data centers in 40 major business markets on five continents, with access to 1,150+ networks and 1,300+ cloud, IT and system integrator services. The geographic reach and flexibility of Equinix data centers allow media and entertainment companies to house video content closer to partners and customers for faster delivery.
Foursquare doubles database performance and scales for rapid feature and capacity increase—all while keeping costs flat—by migrating from an AWS-only technology platform to a hybrid cloud in Equinix.
Building direct, secure and reliable connectivity to cloud service providers with Equinix’s Performance Hub and the Equinix Cloud Exchange allow companies to bypass the concerns of the public Internet and take advantage of the many benefits of cloud computing.
As cloud usage takes off, data production grows exponentially, content pushes closer to the edge, and end users demand data and applications at all hours from all locations, the ability to connect with a wide variety of players becomes ever more important.