Number of Interconnected Enterprises to Shoot Up by 2017

Interconnection in this context is defined as direct, secure physical or virtual connections between a company and its partners, customers and employees.

It's been well-chronicled that analystsIoT vendors and other big-vision people expect that we'll see anywhere from 25 billion to 75 billion connected devices in operation on the planet by the year 2020. That works out to about four devices per person.

Likewise, the ascent in the number of interconnected enterprises is also jetting quickly up and to the right. Makes sense; we're going to need a heck of a lot more tech infrastructure to support all those gadgets, and the Internet of things (IoT) is going to play even heavier into all of this.

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Equinix (Nasdaq: EQIX) is the world's digital infrastructure company, enabling digital leaders to harness a trusted platform to bring together and interconnect the foundational infrastructure that powers their success. Equinix operates a global interconnection platform of more than 200 International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data centers in 63 metros across 26 countries.
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