THE GLOBAL INTERCONNECTION INDEX

A New Global Baseline for the Digital Economy

The Global Interconnection Index, published by Equinix, is a new global baseline that tracks, measures and forecasts the growth of Interconnection Bandwidth*.

Get the Index

Interconnection Bandwidth Growth Projected to Outpace Public Internet by 2020

Private data exchange between businesses is forecasted to grow nearly 2x faster—and by nearly 6x in data volume—than global IP traffic.

United States is expected to grow 40% per annum to reach 1,800+ Tbps of installed capacity by 2020, contributing more than a third (36%) of Interconnection Bandwidth globally

Loading
Loading
Loading

*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.

GROWING IMPORTANCE OF THE DIGITAL ECONOMY

The Global Interconnection Index captures a critical component to enabling digital business: Interconnection. Reliable and robust Interconnection capabilities across ecosystems like those outlined in the Index will be increasingly important for companies to enable new paths for global growth and opportunity.

-Munu Gandhi, Vice President, Core Infrastructure Services, Aon

Digital Is Transforming Every Major Industry

Interconnection is emerging pervasively to scale digital business transformation with growth projected across all major industries.

Get the Index


Questions about the Index?

Contact an expert and learn more about this key driver of performance in the digital economy.

Equinix Blog

Loading

Loading...

Twitter

Share this Content

Facebook LinkedIn Google+ Twitter Addthis

Contact Us:

Reach us by Phone


Sales: +971.4.4493880
Support: +44.345.373.2999

Connect by Phone
Get in Touch