Written by David Murphy on November 17, 2019

451 Research Interconnection Series: Trends for Cloud Connectivity and SPI

Given the fluidity within hybrid IT models, what are the trends in the need for cloud connectivity and SPI? 451 Research and Cyxtera discuss.

Cyxtera and 451 Research, Senior Analyst of Data Center Networking, Craig Matsumoto go in-depth into Software-Programmable Interconnection (SPI) in a Q&A session on Interconnection Priorities for Hybrid IT.

Craig defines SPI as a way to abstract away location. IT is distributed in so many places, that SPI takes away the distance. While the public internet is an option, over time enterprises need more reliability and security. There’s a new way for enterprises to connect their hybrid environments. It includes  leveraging the ecosystem of the data center infrastructure and network providers for direct cloud connectivity. This approach provides a dedicated, secure connection to workloads in public cloud.

Watch Craig as he provides an overview of SPI and discusses the benefits of this new way for enterprises to connect.


You can listen to the full Q&A session on interconnection priorities for hybrid IT.