The View From the Edge, with Phillip Marangella of EdgeConneX

Aug. 5, 2022
EdgeConneX has built one of unique growth stories in digital infrastructure. On the Data Center Frontier Show, Phillip Marangella, Chief Marketing Officer of EdgeConneX, shares his insights on how edge computing has evolved, and where it is heading next,

From the edge to the cloud, EdgeConneX is going global. After becoming one of the early leaders in edge computing, EdgeConneX began building huge data centers for hyperscale operators. With deep expertise in both construction and automation, EdgeConneX has built one of unique growth stories in digital infrastructure.

It’s all a result of following the customers, according to Phillip Marangella, the Chief Marketing Officer of EdgeConneX. On this edition of the Data Center Frontier Show, Marangella shares his insights on how edge computing has evolved and where it is headed, how EdgeConneX is seeking to build a diverse workforce for the digital future, and how the company’s 2020 acquisition by EQT Infrastructure has accelerated growth.

Listen to today’s show:

Here’s a timeline of topics Philllip and I discuss on the podcast:

  • 1:00 – The EdgeConneX story: What it does and who it helps.
  • 7:00 – The demand tidal wave: “We’re all building as fast as we can.”
  • 9:15 – Understanding the Edge: “It’s the user experience … It’s not rocket science.”
  • 13:00 – Building the worfroce of the future, and why diversity matters at EdgeConneX.
  • 18:00 – Capital matters: How EQT’s backing has turbo-charged growth.
  • 21:30 – Digital infrastructure is a global story.

Here are some links with more about the topics we discuss:

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This episode of the Data Center Frontier Show is supported by EdgeConneX.

About the Author

Rich Miller

I write about the places where the Internet lives, telling the story of data centers and the people who build them. I founded Data Center Knowledge, the data center industry's leading news site. Now I'm exploring the future of cloud computing at Data Center Frontier.

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