Limitless Interconnection

An in-depth look at ServiceFabric™

Due to the volume and value of data, connectivity is becoming an increasingly complex challenge. Data is being generated from more and more sources, and the need for simple, integrated interconnection solutions that bring it all together into something usable is more pressing than ever.

Enabling Connected Data Communities™ is at the heart of everything we do at Digital Realty. Through our continually evolving products and services, we work to ensure all of our customers—no matter where they are, what type of business they are in, or how much capacity they demand—have industry-leading tools at their disposal to keep pace with changing IT needs.

ServiceFabric™ is a huge step forward in fulfilling our interconnectivity manifesto. This global automation and orchestration platform grants customers seamless, on-demand access to our worldwide community of network, application, content, and cloud service providers across Digital Realty’s footprint and at third-party locations within the ecosystem. ServiceFabric™ provides solutions that align with customer application requirements and evolving consumption patterns.

Scott Mills, SVP of Product and Engineering, Digital Realty

An Open Fabric of Fabrics

As a data-centric internetworking service that can connect global centers of data and integrate an open system of partner offers, ServiceFabric™ serves as a global orchestration platform and enables the shortest time to a secure, operational environment for IT deployments while leveraging a robust catalog of capabilities that allow customers to easily build and operate solutions easily on their terms.

It helps deploy the following:

  • remote locations, new locations, hybrid cloud, cloud interconnections, and partner connectivity for enterprises;
  • extended edge footprints and alternative transit routes for network service providers;
  • connected customer-local deployment and extended footprints for cloud and service providers
  • extended on-ramps and more proximate end-user content for content providers;
  • service provider distribution, simplifying the order, provisioning, and management process; and
  • enterprise cloud repatriation, to position workloads strategically and dynamically (based on the nature of the data, traffic, and application ecosystems supported) across private and public infrastructures.

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