(Ping! Zine Web Hosting Magazine) – BroadGroup’s world respected European Data Center and Cloud event (www.datacloudcongress.com) continues to attract executive users of IT infrastructure, industry leaders and influencers from the most respected international corporations. The two-day conference held in Monte Carlo, 3 -4 June 2015 will play host to senior executives and decision makers from more than 50 countries.
Datacloud Europe focuses on how the Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud are driving a revolution in data centers, the impact of these developments on IT infrastructure, the continuing evolution of new innovations in cooling and energy, smart cities and data center investment together with many other topics in a programme addressed by more than 150 experts and visionaries.
Attendees include end users, data center and cloud service providers, solutions firms, consultancies, data center construction and engineering experts, energy specialists, government agencies, real estate and IT professionals, financiers, private equity funds, investors, buyers and sellers of companies, products and services.
Among the lead speakers are: Christian Belady, General Manager Datacenters, Microsoft; Christina Page, Global Director of Energy and Sustainability Strategy, Yahoo!; Jarrett Appleby, Chief Operating Officer, Digital Realty; Joe Baguley, Chief Technology Officer, EMEA, VMware; Christophe Baroux, Head of Cloud Platform for South Europe and Middle East Africa, Google; Taavi Kotka, Government CIO, Estonia; Eric Schwartz, President, EMEA, Equinix; and Angela Yochem, CIO, BDP International.
Lead Sponsors for the event include Schneider Electric, Digital Realty, Data4, Monaco Telecom, Siemens, TeliaSonera International Carrier, Eltek, Anixter, CommScope, EBRD, and Equinix. More than 100 exhibitors will be present at the event which runs across 4 theatres.
“We are delighted to participate in one of Europe’s premier data center events,” commented Eric Schwartz, President EMEA, Equinix. “The rapid growth of cloud technology and services is creating new opportunities for service providers and enterprise users alike, and we look forward to sharing how companies use our global platform to connect in order to drive innovation for their companies and their customers across Europe.”
With an enterprise driven content, and end users attending, the event programme contains a wide range of user case studies. BroadGroup research has consistently demonstrated the shift from in-house to outsourced data center services.
“Helping companies understand that in this new age you do not need to always ‘own’ the space and being in a connected environment is the way of tackling business problems and opportunities” continued Susan Doniz, Director, Northern American Liquor Stores.
“Data centers have become one of the most important facilities in the digital world of today, said Urs Iten, Director, Data Centers, Siemens who will be speaking at the event. “Most organizations and individuals simply wouldn’t survive without them.”
Delegates will also be presented with a myriad of options for site location – whether to outsource or build – from Iceland to Malaysia.
“As an innovative developer of energy efficient data center campuses in Iceland, we are participating in Datacloud Europe to showcase our scalable and secure data center solutions,” said Dominic Ward, VP of Corporate & Business Development, Verne Global.
“Our facilities combine unparalleled cost savings and renewable energy – of keen interest to the European delegates attending and we can help them to meet the business demands of a data driven economy.”
BroadGroup is an Information Media Technology and Professional Services company. Established in 2002, BroadGroup achieved rapid recognition and growth through delivering quality research and insight in a number of niche and emerging areas of the telecommunications and technology sector. Since founding, the Datacentre and Cloud practice has been the main focus of the company. BroadGroup has now become the leading international research and consulting group in this area, through three business lines: consulting, market reports and events. www.broad-group.com