Global business-to-consumer e-commerce sales are expected to climb to $2.4 trillion in 2017, according to eMarketer. To grab a share of this exploding market, you must meet user expectations with near-instantaneous response times, continuous site availability and high levels of security.
Platform Equinix™ data centers deliver the high-performance interconnections and operational reliability you need to increase conversion and retention rates. You can improve your e-commerce application and transaction performance by placing Equinix Performance Hub™ deployments in Equinix data centers that are located closer to your customers. Reduce latency, increase bandwidth and connect to industry-leading networking and cloud services providers, such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform and Microsoft Azure.
You'll also have access to our global Professional Services team and Solution Validation Centers™ to help you plan, design, test and deploy a best-in-class IT infrastructure solution that best meets your business goals.
Etsy enjoys performance gains and excellent uptime while dramatically scaling its infrastructure with Equinix. This build-out has supported the company’s steady growth from one million to more than nine million members, and from 250 million to more than one billion page views per month.
To continue to scale the business, Priceline needed to expand its infrastructure and wanted a modern facility that offered geographic separation from its existing site. It also wanted a Tier 3 or better rating, carrier neutrality with access to the top telecommunication players and the ability to develop internet peering relationships.
To really drive consumer satisfaction and business results, you need a fast network. Today's consumers don't care whether they're accessing your service from a desktop or a mobile device; if you make them wait (even a few seconds), they'll leave and possibly never return. Sometimes, they'll even make the switch to a competitor's site. Clearly, fast network connections—between all the components of the application—play a critical role in your success. So don't wait. Download your copy of this research today and discover the best ways to optimize your network connections.