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What's new with Google Cloud for 2024

Google Cloud, the number three player in the global IaaS and PaaS sectors, secured a market share of 10% towards the end of 2023 with similar commitments to AI that we’re seeing across the cloud provider board. Although growth at Google Cloud hit 24% year-on-year in Q3, according to Canalys, performance was lower than expectations as the cloud provider struggled more than its peers with the delayed impact of enterprise’ IT cost-cutting measures.

What's new with AWS for 2024

Although IT spend, including on cloud services, cooled somewhat in 2023, the second half of the year showed signs of stability, even resilience, buoyed in part by the growing interest in generative AI. For cloud market leader AWS, with 31% global share, the company’s efforts to cut costs and enhance efficiency resulted in substantial profit improvements. Like its peers, AWS also sees great potential in AI and came out with a slew of capabilities towards the end of the year.

Digital Realty and Console Connect Collaborate for Greater Interconnectivity

In today's hyper-connected world where data reigns supreme, businesses need agile, reliable, and cost-effective ways to seamlessly integrate their digital ecosystems. Understanding this critical need, Console Connect and Digital Realty are taking our collaboration to the next level to bring new levels of connectivity and choice to enterprises, carriers, and service providers.

Tech trends to watch in 2024

The past year has seen a transformational change in the cloud computing landscape, spearheaded by the advent of AI technology, the ongoing economic challenges for businesses to achieve successful results, and the evolving data regulations surrounding security and privacy. To navigate these changes, and create future opportunities, here are the major trends for 2024 and beyond.

When to choose a Layer 2 or Layer 3 connection to connect to your cloud

Console Connect is a flexible software-defined self-service platform that's ideal for connecting your enterprise campus or data centre to your public cloud resources over a private connection. But when you make your interconnection you will have to decide between a Layer 2 or Layer 3 connection, also known as the Data Link Layer (L2) and the Network Layer (L3). Let’s take a look at the difference between these options and when you would choose one over the other.

Assessing the real cost of egress charges

Console Connect recently hosted a live webinar called ‘Assessing the Real Cost of Egress’ that discussed the findings of a new research paper which identified an egress fee breakeven point for businesses who switch to a private network solution. The research study, entitled ‘A Business Case for Internet-Bypass Solutions in 2023’ authored by William B.

Making the most of bandwidth on-demand: What is flex bandwidth?

One of Console Connect's most powerful features is the ability to quickly configure and immediately provision Layer 2 interconnections between Console Connect endpoints at the bandwidth capacity you need. But what if your bandwidth needs evolve or you need to respond to a temporary surge in demand? You might encounter scenarios where you need more flexibility, such as.