The Interconnection-Oriented Architecture™ (IOA™) approach to information technology, deployed on Platform Equinix™, uses the power of digital ecosystems to transform your business by interconnecting your people, locations, clouds and data.

Four steps to go from siloed and fixed to integrated and dynamic

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Simplify the Topology

Localize, segment and optimize network traffic flows, bringing your WAN and LAN together at the edge.

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Create Security Guard Rails

Localize security services and govern multi-party flows with boundaries and inspection zones..

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Establish a data fabric

Localize data requirements and balance access by protecting and governing data movement.

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Integrate via intersection points

Localize application services as a multicloud, multiparty business and integration point..



Tools for digital transformation

Interconnection Strategy Guide

Our business strategy guide outlines the ways in which interconnection delivers new levels of productivity, growth and innovation.

IOA Playbook

Built for architects and informed by experts, this set of blueprints, patterns and tools—derived from real-life implementations—is a proven and easy-to-follow “how-to” guide to digital transformation.

IOA Cheat Sheet

This quick-reference guide demonstrates how an IOA strategy solves central issues of performance, security and complexity.


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