Covid 19: Why low latency is essential in times of accelerated digitalization By Dr Thomas King – CTO DE-CIX
The world has undergone major changes in recent months. The outbreak and rapid spread of COVID- 19 has meant the effect that unpredictable events can have on our everyday lives – whether privately or professionally – has become tangible. The result of this situation is that digital transformation must and is being strongly accelerated; under normal circumstances, this process would not have happened as quickly as it has in recent months.
"In a time of crisis, a global lockdown needs a digital unlocking" - Ivo Ivanov, DE-CIX International CEO
Digital applications that enable communication and collaboration are key to enduring the current crisis
We are at a very special moment in history right now. Never before in modern times have we seen such a global impact and a global response to a crisis, which largely ignores geopolitical borders.The COVID-19 outbreak and its repercussions have put cities, countries, entire regions on hold.